[Fixed] Read a file and parse its content


I have file upload control which holds the selected file as below,

<div class="Block">
  <label id="lbl">File </label>
  <input #fileInput type='file'/>

I have a submit button as below,

<button type="button" class="btn btn-primary" 
     (click)="uploadDocument()">Upload File</button>

When I select a file and click on the upload button the file I need the contents inside the file without sending it to the server and reading from there.

Note: Type of file will be csv


You can use FileReader in javascript to achieve this as its a csv file

Add a file change event to store the file in a object as below,

<div class="Block">
  <label id="lbl">Code </label>
  <input type='file' (change)="fileChanged($event)">


The function should set the file to an object which is used later

fileChanged(e) {
    this.file = e.target.files[0];

When the submit button is clicked you can use the readAsText() method of FileReader in javascript to get the content as below,

uploadDocument(file) {
    let fileReader = new FileReader();
    fileReader.onload = (e) => {

Note: onload event will be fired after the content is read so your logic should be inside the onLoad function.

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