Reading in files

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Reading in files

  1. 1. READING IN FILES REUSEABLE!
  2. 2. Sometimes programs need access to other files . . . Hey! That file has stuff I need! FILE PROGRAM
  3. 3. Using VB to read the contents of a text file The variable fileReader now has the contents of the file called config.txtDim fileReader As StringfileReader = My.Computer.FileSystem.ReadAllText("Y:config.txt")
  4. 4. Presenting the contents of a text fileDim fileReader As StringfileReader = My.Computer.FileSystem.ReadAllText("Y:config.txt")MsgBox(fileReader)
  5. 5. Why could we want to read files in!• We can use text files to store data that we want to return to.• You may not have noticed but when you close your program, all the data it was using goes.

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