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

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 (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

PathIO
ReadLinesAsync(String)

 

 

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