LassoScript Utility
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Tag Link [File->Get] Category File
Type Member Source Available Yes
Support Preferred Version 7.0
Change Unchanged Data Source Any
Output Type String Security File
Implementation LCAPI Sets Lasso 8.5, Lasso 8.0, Lasso 7.0


Returns a single byte (character) or line depending on the file's read mode. Always returns the next character or line from the current file position, which can be explicity set using the [File->SetPosition] tag. Can be used sequentially to return multiple characters or lines in order. Note that each line returned does not end with a return or newline character.


[File Variable->Get]


No Parameters Required.


To retrieve a single line from a file:

Use the [File->Get] tag. The following example reads the first three lines in the myfile.txt file and returns them sequentially.

[Var:'File'=(File: 'myfile.txt', File_OpenRead, File_ModeLine)]