So I have a set of plain text files included in some directories within sandboxed solution. I want to use these text files to programmatically insert data to SharePoint Online using an event receiver.

I'm just looking for a simple way to read these files within my solution, anyone know of one?

  • Where are the files located in the solution? – David Lozzi Apr 29 '13 at 20:17
  • Well, are they are just within a package. But I can move them to anywhere else within the solution if it makes things easier. – VB Did Nothing Wrong Apr 29 '13 at 20:41

Depending on where you store the files, you may not have access to them. Sandbox solutions do not have access to the local file system (see more restrictions here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg615454.aspx#BKMK_LowPrivilegeToken). You would have to store the files in a library to gain access to them.

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