Take a closer look at the 2 Gb limit that we are plagued with in different languages, and how to get around them.
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The NTFS windows file system has introduced several features that improve the performance, stability, and reliability of file storage. Of these, three features lend themselves to advanced methods of information storage and collation. Few applications have, however, made extensive use of these features. This article introduces these features and identifies some of the potential uses each one exhibits.
Tom Archer illustrates how to use the .NET OLE DB classes to read text files.
A Visual C++ add-in that opens a file that is stored anywhere in your Visual C++ x86 "Include" path.
Alerting the user when an open file has been changed by another application
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