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Reading multiple files in a folder

I am using VB 6.0 to extract specific data from text files and write them to another text file. The problem I am encountering is that I need a way to just continuously read the hundreds of files I have in a folder. I know it requires a loop but the files which can be called something like "2569310.pas". If the next file was the above file + 1 then there would be no problem since I could use a counter and add one. The number could be 1000 in difference so I'm continuously getting a "file not found error" and the program dies. Does anyone know any way to get around this?
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danetteh
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danetteh
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deightonprogCommented:
Use the dir command to get their names e.g

Dim x
x = Dir("c:\")
While x <> ""
    Debug.Print x
    x = Dir
Wend
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Erick37Commented:
Search for all .pas files in the directory:

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Dim sFilename As String
    On Error GoTo ERRFILE
    sFilename = Dir("c:\blabla\*.pas", vbNormal)
    Do While (sFilename <> "")
        Debug.Print sFilename
        'Process the file
        '...
        'Get the next file
        sFilename = Dir()
    Loop
    Exit Sub
ERRFILE:
    MsgBox Err.Description
End Sub
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