Do you know of a control (or something) that would allow me to:
1) Read an plain ASCII text file of any size (usually no more than 1-2mb) very fast
2) Search to the first occurance of a given word (very fast)
3) get the line number of that word
4) Return the contents of any one line by line number
The text may be line delimited with chr$s 10&13 or with only chr$(13) as in the case of when the file originates on a MacIntosh.
Items 1 & 2 can be reversed making item 3 always 1 (or 0) if that would work better-faster.
Thanks for your help.