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Read a text file line by line


Purpose is to open up a text file and read the contents line by line.

Original Author: c23lemon

Inputs

None.

Assumptions

To modify for your use do the following:
1. Replace "folderName" and "fileName" to suit for your requirement.
2. Please make sure that when you define "folderName", that the backslash is included (Ex. C:Dump"
3. The variable "inputdata" will hold the current value of the line of text being read.
Note:
This code will only open the text file and read its contents line by line.

Returns

None.

Side Effects

None.

Code

Sub ReadLineByLine()
' Variable Declarations
Dim folderName As String
Dim fileName As String
folderName = "C:Dump"
fileName = "test.txt"
Open folderName & fileName For Input As #1
Do While Not EOF(1)
Line Input #1, inputdata
MsgBox inputdata
Loop
Close #1
End Sub

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Posted: 2002-06-01
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Visual Basic 6

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