How do I load a dictionary from a text file

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:bust_in_silhouette: Asked By Sininenblue

I have a text file which has something like

and i want to load it into godot as a dictionary

func load_file():
     var dictionary = {}
     var file ="filelocation", code here
     dictionary = file.get_as_text().split(whenver there's a line break split)

I have something like this (im on my phone so it’s not exact), but I only get an array and not a dictionary

:bust_in_silhouette: Reply From: rakkarage

you can read a dictionary using the json file functions it has a specific format tho, which you can see by calling to_json on the dictionary

extends Control

var _data := {
	"a": "this",
	"b": "that",
	"c": "other"

func _ready():
	var json := to_json(_data)
	print(json) # read this from file and then parse it
	var dictionary : Dictionary = JSON.parse(json).result
	for key in dictionary: