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How do I use the String.split method when the delimiter is a carrage return?  

Or, how do I use String.split with a string delimeter instead of a character delimiter?  So, in the case the delimiter would be  "\r"
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satheeshm earned 1000 total points
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Hi..Try this

str2 = str1.Split('\n');
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by:Éric Moreau
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or you can use Environment.NewLine
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hey satjheeshm, str2 = str1.Split('\n');  does not work.  The delimiter is looking for a character.  A character is only one entry.  '\n' is a string.
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by:Gary Davis
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This does work. '\n' is a char not a string.

 

string str1="ss\nzz\n"; 
string[] str2 = str1.Split('\n');

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Continued....
The str2 string array has three elements after the split. The last element is and empty string.
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I was dead wrong.  Good follow up gardavis.
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