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HI,
i am reading the contents of textfile to vb.the textfile has around 100 lines,but i want to read only first 10 lines how to do it.

Dim TextBox1 As String : TextBox1 = "D:\temp.txt"
Dim lines1() As String = System.IO.File.ReadAllLines(TextBox1)

i am able to read full txt file contents,but i need only 10 lines of it.

What I have tried:

Dim TextBox1 As String : TextBox1 = "D:\temp.txt"
Dim lines1() As String = System.IO.File.ReadAllLines(TextBox1)

i am able to read full txt file contents,but i need only 10 lines of it.
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Updated 15-May-17 0:18am

Iteratively use the StreamReader.ReadLine[^] method.
 
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Maciej Los 15-May-17 6:19am    
5ed!
CPallini 16-May-17 13:24pm    
Thank you, Maciej!
c# - How do I read a specified line in a text file? - Stack Overflow[^]

sample code
Dim line As String = File.ReadLines(FileName).Take(10).First()

Dim line As String = File.ReadLines(FileName).Skip(14).Take(1).First()
 
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Member 12659926 15-May-17 7:07am    
Thanks a lot
sameer549 15-May-17 7:39am    
welcome, please always check google before posting question.
If you want to read 10 first lines only, please use this:
Dim lines = File.ReadLines(FileName).Take(10).ToList() 'returns List(Of String)
 
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