Output.Open()

Type: INSTANCE FUNCTION

Purpose: Open the Output file.

Make it the current output file for the running experiment. Close any other open Output.

If a file of the same name already exists, optionally ask the operator that file should be replaced. If no, don't open output file and return FALSE. If the file cannot be opened, also return FALSE.

The runner window caption and window title bar are updated with the new output name.

Usage: Status = Output.Open(Force)

 

Status

BOOL

TRUE if file opened OK, FALSE if not OK

  Force BOOL

TRUE: always overwrite file without asking operator.

FALSE or missing: ask operator if file to be overwritten.

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