PathIO.ReadLinesAsync(String, UnicodeEncoding) | readLinesAsync(String, UnicodeEncoding) method

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Reads the contents of the file at the specified path or URI using the specified character encoding and returns lines of text.

Syntax


Windows.Storage.PathIO.readLinesAsync(absolutePath, encoding).done( /* Your success and error handlers */ );

Parameters

absolutePath

Type: String [JavaScript] | System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

The path of the file to read.

encoding

Type: UnicodeEncoding

The character encoding of the file.

Return value

Type: IAsyncOperation<IVector>

When this method completes successfully, it returns the contents of the file as a list (type IVector) of lines of text. Each line of text in the list is represented by a String object.

Remarks

Note  To read or write to a file using a path or URIs, you must have permission to access the file's location.

You can specify an app URIs to read or write files in app-specific locations like your app data folder ("ms-appdata://"). To learn more about app URIs, see How to reference content.

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

PathIO
ReadLinesAsync(String)

 

 

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