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FileIO.ReadTextAsync(IStorageFile, UnicodeEncoding) | readTextAsync(IStorageFile, UnicodeEncoding) method

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Reads the contents of the specified file using the specified character encoding and returns text.

Syntax


Windows.Storage.FileIO.readTextAsync(file, encoding).done( /* Your success and error handlers */ );

Parameters

file

Type: IStorageFile

The file to read.

encoding

Type: UnicodeEncoding

The character encoding to use.

Return value

Type: IAsyncOperation<String>

When this method completes successfully, it returns the contents of the file as a text string.

Remarks

Any object that implements the IStorageFile interface may be passed to this method through the file parameter.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Namespace

Windows.Storage
Windows::Storage [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

FileIO
ReadTextAsync(IStorageFile)

 

 

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