Unit 'sysutils' Package
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Return the contents of a file as an array of bytes.


Source position: filutilh.inc line 288

function GetFileContents(

  const aFileName: RawByteString


function GetFileContents(

  const aFileName: UnicodeString


function GetFileContents(

  const aHandle: THandle



GetFileContents returns the contents of aFileName or aHandle as an array of bytes. The whole file is read in the case of aHandle: The file position is first set to offset zero.


If an invalid file handle or a file handle that does not support the seek operation, a EInOutError exception is raised.

See also



Return the contents of a file as a string.

Documentation generated on: Jul 24 2023