Displaying Text Files

The Display Help button displays the content of a file named Help.txt. Perform the following steps to add this text file to your current project:

  • Right-click on the project name in Solution Explorer and select Add -> New Item.

  • Select the Text File template and name it "Help.txt."

  • Put some text into Help.txt.

Code the Display Help button as follows:

'===================================================
    ' Display Help
    '===================================================
    Private Sub btnDisplayHelp_Click( _
       ByVal sender As System.Object, _
       ByVal e As System.EventArgs) _
       Handles btnDisplayHelp.Click
        MsgBox(My.Computer.FileSystem.ReadAllText("Help.txt"))
    End Sub

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