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NullRecords

NullRecords
is an option for Read and related functions which specifies whether null records should be taken to exist between repeated record separators.
  • With the default setting NullRecords->False, repeated record separators are treated like single record separators.
Create a stream of records:
Read its records:
Close the stream:
Read the same stream including all zero length records:
Create a stream of records:
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Read its records:
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Close the stream:
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Read the same stream including all zero length records:
In[1]:=
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Out[1]=
In[2]:=
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Out[2]=
In[3]:=
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