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Experts only please,

I don't want any urls sent, code please.

this is the problem

I have a comma delimited file with a header,

the header always changes or can change which then causes a problem when i go to read the body

the program works if the header remains the same delimiter.

but if it isnt it screws up


I want to ignore the first line of the text file and then continue to read the rest.

this is how i do it at the moment.

open "c:\filename.txt" for input as #1
input #1,header1,header1a,headerab
do while not eof(1)
input #1,body1,body2,body3,body4,etc,etc
wend

close#1

how do i jump over the first line (Header)

if i could solve this it wouldnt matter how long or short the head was it wouldnt affect the rest of the file when reading in from the file

cheers

Andy
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Use Line Input which reads the entire line in

Dim strJunk As String

open "c:\filename.txt" for input as #1
Line input #1,strJunk
do while not eof(1)
input #1,body1,body2,body3,body4,etc,etc
wend

close#1
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