OOF2: The Manual
Output Stream (OutputStream) — Send output to a file.
OutputStream is the OutputDestination that sends data from a
Output to a file. OutputDestinations are assigned to ScheduledOutputs by the Scheduled Output page
and the OOF.Mesh.Scheduled_Output.Destination.Set
w, the file
will be opened for writing, and any existing file contents will be
a, the file will be opened for appending, and
the new data will appear at the end. Note that if the file is ever
all data in the file will be overwritten even if the file had been
opened for appending.
The output file will begin with a header containing comments describing the source of the data and the contents of each column. The characters demarcating the comments and dividing the columns can be selected in the OOF.Settings.Output_Formatting menu in the main OOF2 menubar.
More than one ScheduledOutput can
use the same
In that case, the file's
mode is the last one
assigned. The data from the various ScheduledOutputs will be interleaved in
the file, but each type of data will be preceded by comments
The class is called
OutputStream instead of
OutputFile to emphasize the fact that two
streams can refer to the same file.