How to read the contents of a text file into an NSString

Imagine we had a file called myfile.txt which is a standard text file. On each line we have a new item we’d like to read so that our app can do something with it. Here’s how we do that:

It is likely that instead of a long list of text we’d rather have each line in a separate string.
Thankfully there’s a method for this:

One thought on “How to read the contents of a text file into an NSString

  1. Apple’s preferred way of working is to use URLs rather than paths. The above example would work just as well by using URL methods:

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