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C# C# Streams and Data Processing Reading Data Console I/O

Erik Hainer
Erik Hainer
3,049 Points

Problem: "Did you pass the StreamReader constructor the 'fileName'?"

Not sure what I'm doing wrong here. Any idea what to do?

DirectoryInfo directory = new DirectoryInfo(System.IO.Directory.GetCurrentDirectory());
string fileName = Path.Combine(directory.FullName, "secretmessage.txt");
            string currentDirectory = Directory.GetCurrentDirectory();
            string fileName = new FileInfo(fileName);
            if (fileName.Exists)
                using (var reader = new StreamReader(fileName.FullName))


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,939 Points

You've gone a little off track, here's a few hints:

  • the fileName is already created for you in the provided code
  • you only need to create the reader, testing for file existence is not part of the challenge
  • strings don't have a "FullName" attribute (or an "Exists" attribute)
  • the StreamReader constructor will take the fileName directly