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TextFieldParser.SetDelimiters Method

Sets the delimiters for the reader to the specified values, and sets the field type to Delimited.

' Usage
TextFieldParserObject.SetDelimiters(delimiters)
' Declaration
Public Sub SetDelimiters( _
   ByVal delimiters As String() _
)

delimiters

Array of type String.

The following condition may cause an exception to be thrown.

The existing contents of the Delimiters property are cleared when this method is set.

This method provides a way to set delimiters without creating an array.

The following table lists an example of a task involving the SetDelimiters method.

This example opens a text field parser and defines the delimiter as vbTab.

Using FileReader As New _
Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO.TextFieldParser("C:\logs\test.log")
    FileReader.SetDelimiters(vbTab)
End Using

Replace the path C:\logs\test.log with the path and name of the file you wish to parse.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO

Class: TextFieldParser

Assembly: Visual Basic Runtime Library (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

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