in reply to Re: Re: Plotting XP
in thread Plotting XP

OK, I read your message again. You said create.

c:\> perl -e "open FH, '+<new_file.txt'; print FH '123'; close FH;" c:\> dir new_file.txt [..] File not Found

Maybe Abigail-II's file already existed/was not created by this script? At least what open and close return is checked.