readText

fun File.readText(charset: Charset = Charsets.UTF_8): String (source)

Platform and version requirements: JVM

Gets the entire content of this file as a String using UTF-8 or specified charset.

This method is not recommended on huge files. It has an internal limitation of 2 GB file size.

Parameters

charset - character set to use.

Return the entire content of this file as a String.