• OpenTemporary[ ] opens a temporary file to which output can be written, and returns an OutputStream object.
is often used in conjunction with Put
as a way of preparing data that is exchanged between Mathematica
and external programs.
• OpenTemporary always creates a new file, that does not already exist.
• On Unix systems, OpenTemporary typically creates a file in the /tmp directory.
• The global variable $TemporaryPrefix gives the base of the file name used by OpenTemporary.
• New in Version 1.