Close data file

Command group Flag affected Reversible Execute on client Platform(s)
Data files YES NO NO All


Close data file {internal-name (leave empty to close all)}


This command closes the open data file with the specified internal name, or closes all the open data files if no name is specified. It sets the flag if at least one data file is closed. It clears the flag and does nothing (that is, does not generate a runtime error) if the specified internal name does not correspond to an open data file.

Note that data files have a notation property $allowclose, which when set to kFalse, prevents Close data file, the data file notation, and the Data File Browser from closing the file.


; check the $allowclose property of myDataFile
If $root.$datas.myDataFile.$allowclose
  Close data file {myDataFile}
End If