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Read a File into List in C#

To read file into list strings in C#, we use ReadLines() methods that returns an IEnumerable, and then we create a new List of strings and add range using AddRange() method.


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;

public class Example
    public static void Main()
	IEnumerable<string> lines = System.IO.File.ReadLines(@"C:\File_Path.txt");
	List<string> listOfLines = new List<string>();


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