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Hello Friends,I am trying to implement paging functionality in my website so that only 4 blogs written by Admin may be shown on the web page.But the problem is that I have no database, so
I have to do it with the text files because Admin writes blogs on text file to upload it on the site.Please help me to do this.
Thanks in Advance.
Akhilesh Pathak
Posted 16-Feb-13 21:32pm
Edited 16-Feb-13 21:36pm
Muthuraja Irullandi 17-Feb-13 8:53am
How you are storing the text files? Is the folder is common? Can you try implementing the functionality by using the text files count?
Akhilesh Kumar Pathak 17-Feb-13 10:11am
Yes text file is in common folder.I did not try paging functionality by using text file count.
I have no idea what should I do as I am quite new for this type of task.So I expect some help
from you.

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Solution 1

Paging process need to implement based on files in a directory. The following method will return 3(pagesize) FileInfo objects based on pageIndex from a specific directory.
private IList<FileInfo> GetFiles(string directory, int pageIndex)
    var fileInfoList = new List<FileInfo>();
    int pageSize = 3;//Assume that page size is 3
    string[] fileFullNames = Directory.GetFiles(directory);
    int start =  pageIndex * pageSize ;
    int loopCounter = 0;
    for (int index = start; index < fileFullNames.Count(); index++)
        fileInfoList.Add(new FileInfo(fileFullNames[index]));
        if (loopCounter == pageSize)
    return fileInfoList;

Client code as follows
IList<FileInfo> page1 = GetFiles("D:\\FileList", 0);
IList<FileInfo> page2 = GetFiles("D:\\FileList", 1);
IList<FileInfo> page3 = GetFiles("D:\\FileList", 2);
IList<FileInfo> page4 = GetFiles("D:\\FileList", 3);
Your client code may be differ based on control you use for. Like gridview/client side table etc just you adjust these code. I show here how to call that paging method 3 times with different page index; I test it with create a directory and save 10 different files there and pick files page by page.
Akhilesh Kumar Pathak 19-Feb-13 6:23am
Thanks Mr.S M Ahasan Habib

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