How to know if a file exists

Posted on 2002-05-10
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
Has anyone got code to find out if a file exists before I use it in my app.
Question by:cuntacinte
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If Dir("C:\Filename.txt") <> "" Then
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vinnyd79 earned 50 total points
ID: 7001491
sorry about the above,this is what I meant

if Dir("C:\Filename.txt") <> "" Then
   MsgBox "File Exists!"
end if

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Thanks vinnyd79


Expert Comment

ID: 7001516
Function FileExist(Fname As String) As Boolean
    On Local Error Resume Next
   FileExist = (Dir(Fname) <> "")
End Function

' Use
If FileExist("C:\MyFile.txt" Then
   Debug.Print "File Found"
End If


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