TextFieldParser.Delimiters Property


Defines the delimiters for a text file.

 property cli::array <System::String ^> ^ Delimiters { cli::array <System::String ^> ^ get(); void set(cli::array <System::String ^> ^ value); };
public string[] Delimiters { get; set; }
member this.Delimiters : string[] with get, set
Public Property Delimiters As String()

Property Value


A string array that contains all of the field delimiters for the TextFieldParser object.


A delimiter value is set to a newline character, an empty string, or Nothing.


This example specifies that the delimiter for the TextFieldParser object, FileReader, is a comma (,).

FileReader.TextFieldType = Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO.FieldType.Delimited
FileReader.Delimiters = New String() {","}


This property is meaningful only if the TextFieldType property is set to FieldType.Delimited.

Defining the delimiters for a text file can also be accomplished with the SetDelimiters method.

The following table lists an example of a task involving the Delimiters property.

To See
Read from a delimited text file How to: Read From Comma-Delimited Text Files

Applies to

See also