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File I/O class.

Submitted on: 1/1/2015 4:44:00 PM
By: Dennis Wrenn (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: C++ (general), Microsoft Visual C++, Borland C++
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     a class to make using fstream easier. NOTE: after a call to openfile() it is HIGHLY recomended to call closefile()
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// Name: File I/O class.
// Description:a class to make using fstream easier.
NOTE: after a call to openfile() it is HIGHLY recomended to call closefile()
// By: Dennis Wrenn (from psc cd)

#include <fstream>
#include <cstdio>
#include <string>
using namespace std;
const READ = 0;
const WRITE = 1;
ios::app -- Opens the file, and allows additions at the end
ios::ate -- Opens the file, but allows additions anywhere
ios::trunc -- Deletes everything in the file
ios::nocreate -- Does not open if the file must be created
ios::noreplace -- Does not open if the file already exists
const ate = 4;
const app = 8;
const trunc = 16;
const nocreate = 32;
const nereplace = 64;
class file
void openfile(string filename, int readwrite, int mode);
void closefile(int readwrite);
void writefile(string text);
void renamefile(string from, string to);
void deletefile(string filename);
string getcontents();
ifstream ifile;
ofstream ofile;
void file::openfile(string filename, int readwrite, int mode = nocreate)
	switch (readwrite)
		case READ:
			ifile.open(filename.c_str(), mode);
		case WRITE:
			ofile.open(filename.c_str(), mode);
void file::closefile(int readwrite)
	switch (readwrite)
		case READ:
		case WRITE:
string file::getcontents()
	string str = "";
	char f;
		str += f;
	return str;
void file::writefile(string text)
	ofile << text;
void file::renamefile(string from, string to)
	rename(from.c_str(), to.c_str());
void file::deletefile(string filename)

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