[futurebasic] file paths

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From: Robert <ke6nij@...>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:32:52 -0800
Hi group

I am getting great success with many things but I am seriously hung up 
on two issues.

I have written a program that creates a file and opens it and then I 
print some text and numbers to the file and then it closes. Works great 
but if the file exists it is overwritten. Is there a method of checking 
for the existence of the file you are about to open so that the user 
can be asked if the overwrite is ok or to bail out?

I can open file menus but all I can get out of these  is a file name, 
or directory name but not a complete path name so my output files are 
created only in the directory from which the program is run.

Aw gee, guys please don't tell me it takes a long program segment to do 
this lol.

And big thanks for putting up with my many questions, I am spending a 
lot of effort to figure out things by myself, honest.

Robert