VbScript - Read File

How to read a txt file using the VbScript programming ?   


1.      Create a Text File
      Create a text file with the following name at the following location.
      C:\TestRead.txt

      Within the text file, add the following lines.
      If you get this message,
      you have successfully
      completed this
      programming task.

   2.      Open Notepad
      Go to Start - All Programs - Accessories - Notepad
      Save your file as C:\TestRead.vbs   ' A VbScript file

   3.            Copy and Paste the following code into any Text Editor.

      '*****************************************************************
      Option Explicit

      Const conForReading = 1

      'Declare variables
      Dim objFSO, objReadFile, contents

      'Set Objects
      Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
      Set objReadFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\TestReadtxt", 1, False)

      'Read file contents
      contents = objReadFile.ReadAll

      'Close file
      objReadFile.close

      'Display results
      wscript.echo contents

      'Cleanup objects
      Set objFSO = Nothing
      Set objReadFile = Nothing

      'Quit script
      WScript.Quit()
      '******************************************************************
      Save your file and exit Notepad

4. Execute the vbs file either from cmd prompt or by double clicking.

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