FunctionSwift

readLine(strippingNewline:)

Returns a string read from standard input through the end of the current line or until EOF is reached.

func readLine(strippingNewline: Bool = true) -> String?

Parameters

strippingnewline

If true, newline characters and character combinations are stripped from the result; otherwise, newline characters or character combinations are preserved. The default is true.

Returns

The string of characters read from standard input. If EOF has already been reached when readLine() is called, the result is nil.

Overview

Standard input is interpreted as UTF-8. Invalid bytes are replaced by Unicode replacement characters.