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Hi there
I need serious help with my software.
Im making a system for an election.
I need to make a login which reads and identifies text from the text file and if it is the correct user name and password then it opens another form. I have to make a textfile which will allow various users to login. Im currently using vb 2010.
Thanks

Edited by deceptikon: Moved to VB.NET

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First of all, why are you obsessed with text files ? Do you have any idea how text file will help users to log in ?

Secondly, will be glad to see what you have done till now.

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why exactly are you using textfile.Use database to save data. You can use sql server and create database in that.
Now as you want aunthentication system first,so create a table
* User[user_id(Primary Key),email_id(unique),password(encrypt it and save),user_name]

Now to keep track of vote,create a table named vote,
* Vote[user_id,vote,date]

Now your application must have a page to register user and another to login. Only when user is logged in,allow user to vote.

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Thanks for the abrupt replies.
Unfortunately my project only requires the use of textfiles. I am not allowed to use ms access or sql. So sorry i didnt make that clear but if you do have any idea of how to use textfiles then please help me.
Singh

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