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Hello,

I am extracting and unencypting a small text file (sFilePath) that contains multiple lines to a variable (sFileChunk).  Once I have the variable how can I loop through each "line" as I would using the FileSystemObject f.ReadLine method?

I cannot use the ReadLine method as the usable contents are in variable.  I do not want to write it out to a temp file to do this for security reasons.

What can you recommend?


Thanks.

Michael
'Get File Contents
dim fso,f, sFileChunk
set fso = Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set f = fso.OpenTextFile(sFilePath, 1)
sFileChunk = decrypt(f.ReadAll)
f.Close

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saoirse1916 earned 500 total points
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You should be able to split the file into an array using the newline character as a delimiter:
<%
arrLines = Split(sFileChunk, vbCrLf)
'     Now cycle through the array to operate on each line
For i = 0 to uBound(arrLines)
     Response.Write(arrLines(i) & "<br>")
Next
%>
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Perfect!
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