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Is it possible to let our program close it self and then reload it self?

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Hi VB Gurus,
I just joined the Forum and I know some bits and pieces, hope
I can be any help in one point,too.
I'm stucking on a rather weird problem.
I have Binary *.dat Files which contain Information about a Form Layout(the User chooses) there can be several possible.
By clicking a Button it opens the File, reads it and sets up the Form.
All fine if I do it once, if I close the Form and open it immediatly again it
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Reading the File with Characters with

Get #outpu, , byter
Debug.Print " " & byter & " car: " & Chr(byter)

I noticed there is that 0 on the end (for any strange reason )
The code is:

Public Function open_dat(filename As String)
Dim a As Integer
Dim outpu As Long
outpu = FreeFile()
Dim geb As String
Dim byter As Byte

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ReDim newdbindexout(anhangout)
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ReDim pimindexout(0)
ReDim tempfiledbout(0)
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Get #outpu, , vorhandenstandardout() 'enum Typ
Get #outpu, , newdbindexout()
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Get #outpu, , commentdaout 'wieviel comment
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ReDim commentnameout(commentdaout - 1)
ReDim commentbezout(commentdaout)
Get #outpu, , commentnameout() 'commentname
Get #outpu, , commentbezout() 'Form comment

End If

'Open filename & "CS.dat" For Binary As #outpu
'While Not EOF(outpu)
' Get #outpu, , byter
' Debug.Print " " & byter & " car: " & Chr(byter)
'Close #outpu

outpu = 0
open_dat = True
open_dat = False
End If

End Function
what does change with that File by opening a second Time ?????????????

Thanks for any help

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On Error Resume Next
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The user have different alternatives with the opened document and application.

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