Read Text From/Write Text To a File (VB.NET)

Category:
C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET
Type:
Snippets
Difficulty:
Beginning
Author:
Intelligent Solutions Inc.

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic.NET, ASP.NET

More information:
These function allows you to retrieve a text file's contents and write text to a file in VB.NET. They also optionally provide error information if they fail. Sample Usage:
       sContents = GetFileContents("C:\test.txt", sErr)
        If sErr = "" Then
            Debug.WriteLine("File Contents: " & sContents)
            'Save to different file
            bAns = SaveTextToFile(sContents, "D:\Test.txt", sErr)
            If bAns Then
                Debug.WriteLine("File Saved!")
            Else
                Debug.WriteLine("Error Saving File: " & sErr)
            End If

        Else
            Debug.WriteLine("Error retrieving file: " & sErr)
        End If

Instructions: Copy the declarations and code below and paste directly into your VB project.

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