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Low-Level File Operations
Mathematica provides efficient system-independent direct access to all aspects of files of any size.
File Opening & Closing
OpenRead  ▪ OpenWrite  ▪ OpenAppend  ▪ Close
File Options
Streams
Reading & Writing
Read  ▪ ReadList  ▪ Write  ▪ WriteString
    
Byte, Number specify data to read
Character  ▪ Record  ▪ Word  ▪ Real  ▪ String  ▪ Expression
RecordSeparators, WordSeparators specify data delimiters
Seeking in Streams
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