Deprecated: This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.
readAsText() method of the
reads the content of the associated file
and provide the result of that reading as a string.
In many ways, it performs like the
The reading operation starts at the position given by the
readAsText(size) readAsText(size, encoding)
A number representing the number of bytes to read in the file.
A string indicating the encoding to use for the returned data. By default, UTF-8 is assumed if this parameter is not specified.
IDBFileRequest object to handle the success or failure of the operation.
In case of success, the request's
result is a string representing the data
that have been read.
This feature is not part of any current specification. It is no longer on track to become a standard.
This method is not supported by any current browser.
From Firefox 102 it is behind the preference