Getting Specific Data from a file

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    Getting Specific Data from a file

    How DO YOU get specific data from a file? Can anyone explain in easy words?

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    Open file.
    Read specific data into variable.
    Close file.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rags_to_riches View Post
    Open file.
    Read specific data into variable.
    Close file.
    I mean getting one string out of 100 strings. How would you do that? How would you skip down from the file to get the one you want? Ive been working on this for a while and I need some help. Thanks

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    Well, there's just not enough information. For example, what's the format of the text file? How do you know which string you want?

    Why not show us what you have thus far?
    Last edited by rags_to_riches; 01-01-2008 at 08:54 AM. Reason: What not???

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