Robin Robin - 1 month ago 18
ASP.NET (C#) Question

Convert varbinary back to .txt file

I have a database (SQL 2008) where I store file's in.
These are saved as a varbinary(max) type.

Now I need to get the .txt file again so I can loop through the contents of the file like i used to do with StreamReader.

while ((line = file.ReadLine()) != null)
{
string code = line.Substring(line.Length - 12);
}


But how can I convert the varbinary byte[] back to the normal .txt file so I'm able to go through the contents line by line.

I found some ideas with memorystream or filestream but can't get them to work.

Thanks in advance!

Answer
MemoryStream m = new MemoryStream(byteArrayFromDB);
StreamReader file = new StreamReader(m);
while ((line = file.ReadLine()) != null)
{
string code = line.Substring(line.Length - 12);
}
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