reading text file

Posted on 2003-02-28
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Last Modified: 2010-04-07
I have text file in windows2000 server.Can I read this file from a windows2000 professional by passing the user id and password in an open statement.
In my VB application I am using Filesystem object.
Question by:shaji_am
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Set References to Microsoft Scripting Runtime in your VB project.

Declare the following variables in Declaration section:
     Dim objFSO As FileSystemObject
Dim objTextFile As TextStream
Dim strRead as String
Create the following Sub to Write to a textfile:
Public Sub WriteToFile()
     strFileName="C:\My Documents\Testing.txt"
         Set objTextFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile(strFileName, ForReading)
strRead = objTextFile.ReadAll
End Sub
'--- strFileName is the file name where you want to write the text along with the full path of the file.
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