Returns the number of characters (as opposed to bytes) in a file.
Get the length of the file in characters.
The .CHARS_GET() method returns the number of characters (as opposed to bytes) in files, taking into account the character encoding method.
h = file.open("c:\r_broken.bin", FILE_RO_SHARED) ? h.bytes_get() = 38 ? h.chars_get() = 18 ? h.read(19) = x this is a test ? h.text_encoding() = "UTF16LE"