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OpenTemporary

FilledSmallSquareOpenTemporary[ ] opens a temporary file to which output can be written, and returns an OutputStream object.

FilledSmallSquareOpenTemporary is often used in conjunction with Put and Get as a way of preparing data that is exchanged between Mathematica and external programs.

FilledSmallSquareOpenTemporary always creates a new file, that does not already exist.

FilledSmallSquare On Unix systems, OpenTemporary typically creates a file in the /tmp directory.

FilledSmallSquare The global variable $TemporaryPrefix gives the base of the file name used by OpenTemporary.

FilledSmallSquare See The Mathematica Book: Section 2.11.2.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Close, Run.

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