# file.open.check

Syntax

b = file.open.check(sname<,smode><,stype>)

Check if you can open a file.

This function checks to see if opening a file with the name sname using mode smode and type stype would be successful. It returns true on success and false on failure.

See file.open for a full description of the meaning of smode and stype.

Returns: b - true if the file could be opened. sname - the name of the file to be opened. smode - the mode of the file to be opened. stype - the type of the file to be opened.