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Can anyone give me the codes to read a text file ?

Real simple right .

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Here you go:

    Dim Fnum As Long
    Dim lBuf As String
    Fnum = FreeFile
    Open "C:\windows\desktop\TO DO LIST.txt" For Input Access Read As Fnum
    Do While Not EOF(Fnum)
        Line Input #Fnum, lBuf
        Debug.Print "read: " & lBuf
    Close Fnum


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1.You have to create file txt1.txt in My Documents
2.put command button on Form
and call it cmdGo
3.Set reference(Project/References...) of the project to Microsoft Scripting Runtime
4.put this code into the form

5.run the code and You will see the content of the txt1.txt on the caption of form

Private Sub cmdgo_Click()
    Dim txtFile As TextStream
    Dim cFSO As FileSystemObject
    Set cFSO = New FileSystemObject
    Set txtFile = cFSO.OpenTextFile("c:\My Documents\txt1.txt")
    Me.Caption = txtFile.ReadAll
    Set cFSO = Nothing
    Set txtFile = Nothing
End Sub

Hope this will help You.
Thanks for the points! Glad I could help!

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