Assignment 10 Homework Short Answer Review Questions

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Thaddeus Reese PT 1420 Mr. Meadows August 24, 2015 Assignment 10: Homework Short Answer Review Question 1, 2, 4, and 5 1. Describe the three steps that must be taken when a file is used by a program. When a file is used by a program it opens the file, processes the file, and closes the file. 2. Why should a program close a file when it’s finished using it? A program should close a file when it is finished using it to keep the files from taking up more of the operating
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Unformatted text preview: system's resources than necessary. Also, any unsaved data that is held in the buffer is saved to its file. 4. If an existing file is opened in append mode, what happens to the files existing contents? The files existing contents will be erased. 5. In most languages, if a file does not exist and a program attempts to open it in a append mode, what happens? The program will create a new file....
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