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6.2.130. telling

returns the filename of the currently told file

SYNOPSIS

INCLUDE 'iolib.h'
telling(FileName)

SYNTAX

telling(FileName) (o)

ARGUMENTS

string(FileName) (i) Name of the file that is open

DESCRIPTION

Returns the filename of the file that was opened with tell (). If no file was opened, 'stdout' is returned.
NOTE: You should not mix up the old fashioned tell(), telling(), told predicates with the writedevice (), closefile (), or gotowindow () predicates. Always close files with the predicates belonging to the same family!

ERRORS

No runtime errors.

LAYERS

prolog-process, client-server, object

RELATED PREDICATES

see , seeing , seen , tell , told , write , display , put , openwrite , writedevice , closefile


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