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File:ReadLine

Description

Returns the contents of the file from the current position up until the end of the current line.

This function will look specifically for Line Feed characters <pre class="plain inline">\n</pre> and will completely ignore Carriage Return characters <pre class="plain inline">\r</pre>.
This function will not return more than 8192 characters.

Returns

1 string
The string of data from the read line.

Example

Open a file in read only mode, reads a line, tells where the current file pointer is at and then closes the file handle.

local f = file.Open( "cfg/mapcycle.txt", "r", "MOD" ) print( f:ReadLine() ) print( f:ReadLine() ) print( f:Tell() ) f:Close()
Output: //

// Default mapcycle file for Garry's Mod.

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