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DISK I/O

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  1. FOLDER : Create a folder
  2. FOLDER : Delete a folder
  3. FOLDER : Test if a folder exists
  4. FOLDER : Emulate FOLDER statement for the mini runtime
  5. FOLDER : Change working directory
  6. FOLDER : Get a working directory from a pathname
  7. FOLDER : Get the process default folder
  8. FOLDER : Find the folder name of the running app
  9. FOLDER : Find the special system folders
  10. FOLDER : Create a custom folder
  11. FOLDER : Handle a plug - ins folder
  12. FOLDER : Force FILES$ to use a given directory
  13. FOLDER : Force standard dialog to open in a given directory
  14. FOLDER : Display a folder selection dialog
  15. FOLDER : Switch folders using aliases
  16. FOLDER : Manage the temporary folder
  17. FOLDER : Follow a roadmap for a watched folder
  18. FILE : Test if a file exists
  19. FILE : Detect if a file is busy
  20. FILE : Retrieve a pathname file
  21. FILE : Test for file or alias
  22. FILE : Get the modification date of a file
  23. FILE : Save a stationary file
  24. FILE : Use FSMakeFSSpec
  25. FILE : Use FsSpec with FB
  26. FILE : Catalog files
  27. FILE : Recursively search files in a folder
  28. FILE : List all files in a folder
  29. FILE : Get the size of a file without opening it
  30. FILE : Determine a free file ID
  31. FILE : Use custom icon
  32. FILE : Make a file invisible
  33. FILE : Read the comments of a file
  34. FILE : Move file to the trash
  35. FILE : Delete a file from an arbitrary location
  36. FILE : Fastly find files
  37. FILE : Follow a strategy for sharing files
  38. READ/WRITE : Handle incoming files with Apple events
  39. READ/WRITE : Export data
  40. READ/WRITE : Use FileToHandle & resToHandle
  41. READ/WRITE : Write files for DOS
  42. READ/WRITE : Parse a DOS file
  43. READ/WRITE : Parse a TAB delimited file
  44. READ/WRITE : Process batch files
  45. READ/WRITE : Write a single byte to a file
  46. READ/WRITE : Write to portions of file
  47. READ/WRITE : Swap two bytes in a file
  48. READ/WRITE : Create and use alias
  49. READ/WRITE : Use NewAlias
  50. READ/WRITE : Distinguish file's alias from folder's alias
  51. READ/WRITE : Set the file mark
  52. READ/WRITE : Backup data files
  53. VOLUME : Implement PBXGetVolInfo
  54. VOLUME : Check for mounted volumes
  55. VOLUME : Check for hard and soft locked volumes
  56. VOLUME : Get the size of a volume
  57. VOLUME : Get a volume's drive number
  58. VOLUME : Initialise disk
  59. VOLUME : Mount a volume on a network
  60. VOLUME : Detect if an application is running on a locked volume
  61. VOLUME : Determine if an application is running from a CD
  62. VOLUME : Know if a volume is a server
  63. VOLUME : Eject a volume
  64. VOLUME : Bypass the DILoad's bug
  65. MISC : Differentiate between file, folder, voume aliases
  66. MISC : Customize files standard dialog
  67. MISC : Retrieve a file name with SFPGETFILE
  68. MISC : Implement PBDTGetIcon call
  69. MISC : Understand the = symbol passed with a parameter to a funtion
  70. MISC : Understand vRefNum's, wdRefNum's, etc.
  71. MISC : Know more about the File Manager
  72. MISC : Use dirID to get a vRefNum% for OPEN statement
  73. MISC : Avoid message "Try to open that file with its application"
  74. MISC : Get the volRefNum of a file knowing its resRefNum
  75. MISC : Get the resFileID of a running process
  76. MISC : Set a ioCompletion routine
  77. MISC : Perform a IO checksum
  78. MISC : Handle a preferences file
  79. MISC : Manage international preferences
  80. MISC : Read preferences at startup
  81. MISC : Handle disk errors
  82. MISC : Avoid some crashes using the Navigation Services
  83. MISC : Select multiple files with Navigation Services
  84. MISC : Disable File Exchange without rebooting