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How to read a .txt file in vb.net

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 12:43:00 PM
By: Sammy Ageil (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 3 Users
Compatibility: VB.NET
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     Just to show how to read a txt or .dat file in vb.net

 
				
Private Sub btnReadTextFile_Click(ByVal sender _ As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) _ Handles btnReadTextFile.Click 'first lets create a form, add a command button on it and create a txt file called my textfile.txt and save it in C:\
paste this code into the click event of the command button
 
Dim Strmyfile As String = FreeFile()
Dim strLine As String
' first variable to hold our freefile you can
'replace it with a number if you wish
 
FileOpen(Strmyfile, "C:\FRONTPG.LOG", _ OpenMode.Input, OpenAccess.Read, _
OpenShare.Shared, -1)
 
'once the file is opened
'loop through every line and copy them to our
'variable
 
Do While Not EOF(Strmyfile)
strLine = LineInput(Strmyfile)
MsgBox(strLine)
'copy the results to
'messagebox to show it
 
 Loop
End Sub
Hit F5 to run the app


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