Revisions: 08/25/06

Chapter 25 — File Output

Most programs read most of their data from disk files, and write most of their results to other disk files. For example, when you create a document with a word processor (such as Microsoft Word) you save your work in a disk file (called something like mywork.doc). Later on, you can retrieve that data and continue working on it, or do other things to it, such as print it or e-mail it.

This chapter discusses how to write programs that save data to disk files.

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Say that you have just recieved your monthly credit card bill. Where was all the data in that bill kept during the past month?