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FileIO.ReadTextAsync(IStorageFile, UnicodeEncoding) | readTextAsync(IStorageFile, UnicodeEncoding) method

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

Syntax


public:
static IAsyncOperation<String^>^ ReadTextAsync(
  IStorageFile^ file, 
  UnicodeEncoding encoding
)

Parameters

file

Type: IStorageFile

The file to read.

encoding

Type: UnicodeEncoding

The character encoding to use.

Return value

Type: IAsyncOperation<String>

When this method completes successfully, it returns the contents of the file as a text string.

Remarks

Any object that implements the IStorageFile interface may be passed to this method through the file parameter.

Requirements (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 (operating system)

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
ReadTextAsync(IStorageFile)

 

 

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