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fgetline int

fgetline is NOT undoable, NOT queryable, and NOT editable.

Returns the next line (string of characters followed by a newline) or nothing if end of file is reached.

Return value

string Next line


fclose, feof, fflush, fgetword, fopen, fprint, fread, frewind, fwrite, pclose, popen

MEL examples

// Make a sample file to use as a test example
$exampleFileName = ( `internalVar -userTmpDir` + "example.tmp" );
$fileId=`fopen $exampleFileName "w"`;
fprint $fileId "Hello there\nMEL user\n";
fclose $fileId;

// Now read it back one line at a time
$fileId=`fopen $exampleFileName "r"`;
string $nextLine = `fgetline $fileId`;
while ( size( $nextLine ) > 0 ) {
    print ( $nextLine );
    $nextLine = `fgetline $fileId`;
fclose $fileId;