how do you read a whole line of text from a txt file

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    how do you read a whole line of text from a txt file

    can someone please help me with this problem. i need to read the first line of text from a txt file then output it into another txt file, then do the next line of text and so fourth. i also have to number the lines like so "1: asdadasda /n 2: sasdasdad..." and if a line is over 50 chars long i need to put it into multiple lines but the multiple lines dont need to be numbered

    output is too look like this

    1: Thas if skjhf ieak
    2: asdkihjfnoe oi dio
    3: Thea ijs ufaio
    aksdi askjd oias knj
    4: askdjado ij and so fourth.

    please help i am so stuck and have been for like 3 hours

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    ty very much

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    I would use getline to read each line into a string, and if the string is longer than 50 characters you can break it up into pieces.

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