Name
hw_FOpenExt -- open a file (V6.0)
Synopsis
APTR handle = hw_FOpenExt(STRPTR name, int mode, struct hwTagList *tags);
Function
This function does the same as hw_FOpen() but accepts an additional tag list that can be used to specify additional parameters for the open operation. The following tags are currently recognized:

HWFOPENTAG_ADAPTER:
This tag allows you to specify one or more file adapters that should be used to open the file. The pData member of this tag must be set to a string containing the name of at least one file adapter or a special keyword (see the Hollywood documentation for more information). Multiple names or keywords must be separated by the vertical bar character (|). If this tag is set, hw_FOpenExt() will fail in case the specified file adapter refuses to open the file.

See hw_FOpen for a detailed description of the other parameters.

This function is thread-safe.

Designer compatibility
Supported since Designer 5.0

Inputs
name
file to open
mode
desired access mode (see above)
tags
tag list containing additional options (see above)
Results
handle
handle to refer to this file later or NULL on error

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