.txt file in multi line textbox in ASP.NET 2.0 using VB.NET

How will you display .txt file’s text in multi line textbox through ASP.NET 2.0?
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Steps to display .txt file in multi line textbox:


Step 1: Open new website in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.


Step 2: Drop the textbox on the page from the toolbox or you can write the following code.


<asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server" TextMode="MultiLine" style="overflow.hidden"></asp:TextBox>  


Step 3: Go to Solution Explorer and right click on your project. Click on Add Existing Item (See the following figure).





Figure 1: Add Existing Item in Solution Explorer.


Step 4: Then add any .txt file.





Figure 2: Add .txt file in your project (here I am adding puru1.txt file).


Step 5: Add the System.IO namespace in default.aspx.vb file.


Step 6: Write the code on page load (see the given Example).


Step 7: Debug your code.


For Example:




<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="true"  CodeFile="Default.aspx.vb" Inherits="_Default" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >

<head runat="server">

    <title>.txt file in multiline textbox</title>



    <form id="form1" runat="server">


    <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server" BorderWidth="2"  Height="50px" Width="200" TextMode="MultiLine" style="overflow.hidden" BackColor="#FFE0C0" ForeColor="Crimson">











Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic


Imports System

Imports System.Data

Imports System.Configuration

Imports System.Web

Imports System.Web.Security

Imports System.Web.UI

Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls

Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts

Imports System.Web.UI.HtmlControls

Imports System.IO


Partial Public Class _Default

          Inherits System.Web.UI.Page

          Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)

                   Dim StreamReader1 As New StreamReader(Server.MapPath("puru1.txt"))

                   TextBox1.Text = StreamReader1.ReadToEnd()



          End Sub

End Class







Figure 3: .txt file in multi line textbox.


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