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OpenFile Method

Opens an existing file.

[JavaScript]

editor.OpenFile( strFileName, nEncoding, nFlags );

[VBScript]

editor.OpenFile strFileName, nEncoding, nFlags

Parameters

strFileName

Specifies the full path and name of the file to be opened.

nEncoding

Selects from the Encoding Constants, or specify any encoding used in the Windows Operating System. If 0 is specified or omitted, this method will open a file by an encoding predefined by the properties.

nFlags

Specifies a combination of the following values. If nEncoding is 0 or omitted, all values except eeOpenAllowNewWindow will be ignored.

eeOpenAllowNewWindow

Opens as a new window if the current document is titled or modified.

eeOpenDetectUnicode

Detects Unicode signature (BOM).

eeOpenDetectUTF8

Detects UTF-8.

eeOpenDetectCharset

Detects HTML/XML Charset.

eeOpenDetectAll

Detects all encodings.

Version

Supported on EmEditor Professional Version 4.00 or later. However, nEncoding and nFlags parameters can be omitted on Version 5.00 or later.

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