How to Read Text File in .NET

If you want to read a text file in .NET application without worrying about .NET IO Streams, Readers or EOF markers you can use utility methods available of File class. One of such method is ReadAllText which returns all contents as string.

string fileContents = File.ReadAllText("C:\\MyFile.txt");



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