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[File_Control] ... [/File_Control]

[File_Control] ... [/File_Control] a series of related file tags. Any files accessed within these container tags will not be unloaded until the closing container tag is reached.

The [File_CurrentError] tag only functions within the [File_Control] ... [/File_Control] tags.

It is important to use these container tags around any series of file tags that use the same file repeatedly. Otherwise, Lasso has to close and reopen the file after each [File_...] tag which can greatly reduce performance.

  • Syntax
  • Parameters
[File_Control]
  ... File Tags ...
[/File_Control]
Examples

To perform a series of file tags on the same file:

Use the [File_Control] ... [/File_Control] tags to surround the file tags. The following example opens a file and reads several lines from it.

<?LassoScript
  File_Control;
    Variable: 'One'=(File_ReadLine: '/myfile.txt', -FileLineNumber=1;
    Variable: 'Two'=(File_ReadLine: '/myfile.txt', -FileLineNumber=2;
    Variable: 'Four'=(File_ReadLine: '/myfile.txt', -FileLineNumber=4;
  /File_Control;
?>
Tag Link [File_Control] ... [/File_Control] Category File
Type Container Data Source Any
Support Preferred Version 3.0
Output Type None Security Tag,File
Implementation Sets Lasso 5.0,LDML3x

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