Steps to create a sequential access file as a
text file in Visual C++:
1. Create a project
(This project will hold your file
and your .cpp program.)
2. Choose New -- Text file (bottom
(Name your text file the same name that you wish
to give your sequential file.)
3. Enter your file information - your
(Be careful of formatting -
remember about hitting enter or allowing for whitespace.)
4. Save this file - it will save with a
.txt extension. Then CLOSE.
5. Choose New -- C++ Source File
(Write your C++ program to
access your new file.)
|Look to the left hand side of
your screen -- to the workspace area.
Click the "File View" tab at the bottom.
Click the "+" to expand the listings.
You should see your new sequential file listed as a .txt among the