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FileIO.ReadLinesAsync(IStorageFile, UnicodeEncoding) | readLinesAsync(IStorageFile, UnicodeEncoding) method

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

Syntax


Windows.Storage.FileIO.readLinesAsync(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<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.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

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
ReadLinesAsync(IStorageFile)

 

 

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