Read All Text From a File

Read All Text From a File

There are a number of ways to read all content from a text file. The function below uses only VB6’s features to do that.

Public Function ReadAll(ByVal FilePath As String) As StringDim FileNumber As LongDim Result     As String    If FilePath  "" Then        If Dir(FilePath)  "" Then            FileNumber = FreeFile            Open FilePath For Input As FileNumber            On Error GoTo Trap            Result = Input(LOF(FileNumber), FileNumber)            On Error GoTo 0            Close FileNumber        End If    End If    ReadAll = Result    Exit FunctionTrap:    Close FileNumber    FileNumber = FreeFile    Open FilePath For Binary Access Read As FileNumber    Result = Space(LOF(FileNumber))    Get #FileNumber, , Result    Resume NextEnd Function

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