Use StreamReader to read a line from a text file : StreamReader « File Directory Stream « C# / CSharp Tutorial

using System;
using System.IO;

class MainClass
    public static void Main(string[] args)
            string filename = "c:\\file.txt";
            FileStream f = new FileStream(filename, FileMode.Open);
            StreamReader stream = new StreamReader(f);
            string line;
            line = stream.ReadLine();    // header line

15.20.1.A FileReader
15.20.2.Use StreamReader to read a line from a text file
15.20.3.Demonstrate StringReader and StringWriter
15.20.4.Create StreamReader through FileStream
15.20.5.Read decimal, string and char from a file using FileStream and StreamReader
15.20.6.Create StringReader from String
15.20.7.StreamReader: ReadLine
15.20.8.StreamReader: ReadToEnd()
15.20.9.Read one character at a time
15.20.10.Create StreamReader from a URL
15.20.11.Stream Read with StreamReader