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Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2008 Step by Step by Michael Halvorson

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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 StreamReader class.

  • Use the My namespace, a time-saving "speed dial" feature within Visual Studio 2008.

  • 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 2008 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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