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  file.Write( string fileName, string content )


Writes the given string to a file. Erases all previous data in the file. To add data without deleting previous data, use file.Append.


1 string fileName
The name of the file being written into. The path is relative to the data/ folder.

This argument will be forced lowercase.

The filename must end with one of the following:

  • .txt
  • .dat
  • .json
  • .xml
  • .csv
  • .jpg
  • .jpeg
  • .png
  • .vtf
  • .vmt
  • .mp3
  • .wav
  • .ogg
  • .vcd
  • .dem
  • .gma

Restricted symbols are: " :

2 string content
The content that will be written into the file.


Writes to data/helloworld.txt.

file.Write( "helloworld.txt", "This is the content!" )