Chapter 13. Exploring Text Files and String Processing

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Use the My namespace, a time-saving “speed dial” feature within Visual Studio 2010.

  • Display text from a file in a text box object by using the ReadAllText method and the OpenFileDialog control.

  • Save notes in a text file by using the WriteAllText method and the SaveFileDialog control.

  • Use string processing techniques in the String class to compare, combine, sort, and encrypt strings.

Managing electronic documents is an important function in any modern business, and Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 provides numerous mechanisms for working with different document types and manipulating the information in documents. The most basic document type is the ...

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