DocumentationMathematicaBuilt-in FunctionsInput and OutputData Reading Options
InputStream["name", n] is an object that represents an input stream for functions such as Read and Find.
OpenRead returns an InputStream object.
The serial number n is unique across all streams, regardless of their name.
StringToStream returns an object of the form InputStream[String, n].
See Section 2.12.3.
See also: $Input, Streams, OutputStream.
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