How to tell if a file exists (again)

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    What is the function to tell if a file already exists? I know someone just recently asked this, but I forgot the function and I couldn't find the post. Thanks.

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    try to open it.... if it opens it exists!
    if it wont open then it is either not there or is already open.
    Free the weed!! Class B to class C is not good enough!!
    And the FAQ is here :- http://faq.cprogramming.com/cgi-bin/smartfaq.cgi

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