Chapter 13. Exploring Text Files and String Processing

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Display a text file by using a text box object, the LineInput function, and the Stream-Reader class.

  • Use the My object, a new "speed dial" feature within Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.

  • Save notes in a text file by using the PrintLine function and the SaveFileDialog control.

  • Use string processing techniques to compare, combine, and sort strings.

Managing electronic documents is an important function in any modern business, and Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 provides numerous mechanisms for working with different document types and manipulating the information in documents. The most basic document type is the text file, which is made up of non-formatted ...

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