BinaryStream.Handle property

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Read-Only Property (As Integer )
IntegerValue = aBinaryStream.Handle(Type as Integer)

New in 2005R5

Supported for all project types and targets.

Returns a handle of the Type passed or -1 if the requested Type cannot be retrieved.


The BinaryStream class constants given below can be passed as the parameter.

Constant Description
HandleTypeWin32Handle A Windows32 OS handle.
HandleTypeFilePointer A file pointer.
HandleTypeFileNumber A file descriptor.

Sample Code

The following code gets a Win32 handle.

Dim i As Integer
i = ReadStream.Handle(BinaryStream.HandleTypeWin32Handle)