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ReadLnStream


Unit:SDL_streams
Class:none
Declaration:function ReadLnStream (Instream: TStream; var eos: boolean; EOLMode: integer): string;

The function ReadLnStream reads a string from the current stream position to the next "end of line" indicator (ASCII 10, or ASCII 13, depending on EOLMode). The parameter Instream contains the stream to be read, the variable parameter eos is TRUE if the end of the stream has been reached. Please note that ReadLnStream returns only printable characters (>= ASCII 32) and tabs (ASCII 9), all other characters in the stream are discarded. The parameter EOLMode determines which characters are recognized as "end of line".

EOLMode "End of Line" Remarks
0 $0A (ASCII 10) standard case, use this mode by default
1 $0D (ASCII 13)
2 $0A or $0D this can cause alternating empty lines to be returned
3 $0A$0D UNIX format
4 $0D$0A Windows format


Last Update: 2012-Oct-20