FileInfo.OpenText Method

May 11, 2014

Creates a StreamReader with UTF8 encoding that reads from an existing text file.

Namespace:  System.IO
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public StreamReader OpenText()

Return Value

Type: System.IO.StreamReader
A new StreamReader with UTF8 encoding.

ExceptionCondition
SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

FileNotFoundException

The file is not found.

UnauthorizedAccessException

path is read-only or is a directory.

DirectoryNotFoundException

The specified path is invalid, such as being on an unmapped drive.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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