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I need to save data, namely text, to disk. How do I do this. What command do I use?
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pit_ earned 200 total points
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The easiest way to save text to a file is to first, open a file on the disk, then write the text out, and then close the file.


Dim ff As Integer
Dim strFileName as String

ff = FreeFile
strFileName = "data.txt"

Open strFileName For Output As ff
Print #ff, strData
Print #ff, strData2
  ...
Close ff
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by:danelroisman
ID: 2588709
'Save text into the file:
Dim number As Integer
number = FreeFile

Open "Text.txt" & MyIndex For Output As number
   Write #number, "This is a sample."
Close #number

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by:R_N_WARD
ID: 2588712
Thank you.  A++.  Now could you tell me how to loud the data back to the textbox?
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by:pit_
ID: 2588730
Pretty much the same way, except instead of opening the file for Output, open it for Input and use Input #ff, ...


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Open strFileName For Input As ff
Input #ff, strData
Close

txtBox.Text = strData
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by:R_N_WARD
ID: 2588746
Thanks for all the help
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