PC SOFT

ONLINE HELP
 WINDEVWEBDEV AND WINDEV MOBILE

Home | Sign in | English EN

  • Error code
WINDEV
WindowsLinuxUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaReports and QueriesUser code (UMC)
WEBDEV
WindowsLinuxPHPWEBDEV - Browser code
WINDEV Mobile
AndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetApple WatchMac CatalystUniversal Windows 10 App
Others
Stored procedures
Compares the content of two files bit by bit.
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)PHPAjax
// Compare the content of two files
Res = fCompare("C:\Directories\FileA.doc", "C:\Directories\FileB.doc")
Syntax
<Result> = fCompare(<Path of file 1> , <Path of file 2>)
<Result>: Integer
  • 0 if the two files are identical or if the two file paths are identical,
  • 1 if the two files are different,
  • an error code (value less than 0) otherwise.
<Path of file 1>: Character string
Name and full (or relative) path of first file to compare (up to 260 characters). A UNC path can be used.
WindowsLinux This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst The file path can correspond to a full path or to a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
<Path of file 2>: Character string
Name and full (or relative) path of second file to compare (up to 260 characters). A UNC path can be used.
WindowsLinux This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
Remarks

Error code

The following error codes are returned:
  • -1: <Path of file 1> was not found.
  • -2: <Path of file 2> was not found.
  • -3: Error during the comparison:
    • one of the files to compare is opened, locked or it does not exist;
    • the path of one of the files to compare is invalid;
    • the user has no read rights on one of the files to compare;
    • insufficient memory to perform the comparison.
The error code message can be retrieved using the ErrorInfo function with the rrMessage constant.
Component: wd280std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
This page is also available for…
Comments
Click [Add] to post a comment