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TextFieldParser Constructor (String, Encoding)

Initializes a new instance of the TextFieldParser class.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public TextFieldParser(
	string path,
	Encoding defaultEncoding
)

Parameters

path
Type: System.String
String. The complete path of the file to be parsed.
defaultEncoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding
Encoding. The character encoding to use if encoding is not determined from file. Default is UTF8.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

path is an empty string or defaultEncoding is Nothing.

Creates a new TextFieldParser object to parse the file specified by the path parameter.

Caution noteCaution

When you compile a set of characters with a particular cultural setting and retrieve those same characters with a different cultural setting, the characters might not be interpretable and could cause an exception to be thrown.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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