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Locked files

Is there a way to detect if a file is locked (in use)
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dgb
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watyCommented:
Function CheckOpenFile(sFile as String) as Boolean

   Dim nFile As Integer

   nFile = FreeFile

   on error goto Error_Read

   Open sFile For Input Lock Read As #nFile
   Close #nFile

   CheckOpenFile = False

   Exit Function
Error_Read:
   if Err = 70 then
      msgbox "File already open"
   End If

   close #nFile
   
   CheckOpenFile = True

   Exit Function

End Sub
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