This command sets the
directory to get files from. The directory is the folder the
file is in.
int file=Open File("Test",false,"Type")
This piece of code will
open the file called "Test" from the user preferences
There are 4 folders that
can be used to store files...
User Preferences - This folder should be used
to store files that only the current user of the computer will
need (e.g. save game files). Each user of the computer has a
different preferences folder so they only have access to their
System Preferences - This folder should be used
to store files that all the users have access to (e.g. high scores)
Temporary - This folder can be used to
store temporary files. Be careful however, once a file has been
closed there is no guarantee that it will still be there later.
Game - This folder should be used
to store files that are required by your program. It is not supposed
to be used to store files like saves or preferences.
The default directory
is the user preferences folder.
You can also access folders
that are contained inside these folders by specifying a longer
path name to the file.
Set Directory User Preferences
This piece of code creates
a folder called "Folder" and then creates a file called
"Test" inside that folder. The : is used to specify
the path to a particular file.