OPEN_OVER

Syntax

OPEN_OVER #channel, device_filename or

OPEN_OVER#channel, [device_]filename(Toolkit II only)

Location Toolkit II, THOR XVI

This command is exactly the same as the Toolkit II version of OPEN_NEW except that if the specified filename already exists, the filename is automatically overwritten. Also, the THOR XVI version of this command does not support the default data device.

CROSS-REFERENCE

See OPEN_NEW! The Minerva variant of OPEN, OPEN_IN and OPEN_NEW can all be made to work in the same way as OPEN_OVER. FOP_OVER is a function which operates like OPEN_OVER except that it allows any errors to be trapped.