Read A File

I want to open a file called Monthend and read the first line, get that data and put it as the name of an output file with the .zip extension on it.  Can anyone help.
mtbufordAsked:
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TimCotteeHead of Software ServicesCommented:
Dim intFHandle As Long
Dim strData As String
intFHandle = FreeFile()
Open "monthend" For Input As #intFHandle
Line Input #intFHandle,strData
Close #intFHandle
Msgbox strData & ".zip"

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
dim strLine as string

open "monthend" for input as #1
line input #1, strLine
close #1

strLine = strLine & ".zip"
open strLine for output as #1
...
close #1

CHeers
ebosscherCommented:
TimCottees answer is more complete, as using freefile will prevent you from running into conflicts with the file number (1) being in use by another application.

Cheers
TimCotteeHead of Software ServicesCommented:
Why a 'C' grade? A comment would have been nice!
MindphaserCommented:
Changed grade per request.

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