FileInfo.OpenText Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Creates a StreamReader with UTF8 encoding that reads from an existing text file.

Namespace: System.IO
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Syntax

Public Function OpenText As StreamReader
public StreamReader OpenText()

Return Value

Type: System.IO..::.StreamReader
A new StreamReader with UTF8 encoding.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

FileNotFoundException

The file is not found.

UnauthorizedAccessException

path is read-only or is a directory.

DirectoryNotFoundException

The specified path is invalid, such as being on an unmapped drive.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

FileInfo Class

System.IO Namespace