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if i have a text file, how would i do to skip the first line :
"SEQNUM","Date","Hour","ORIG"
20390312.00,10/7/2002 0:00:00,0,10/6/2002 23:58:39
20390979.00,10/7/2002 0:00:00,0,10/7/2002 0:02:38
20391106.00,10/7/2002 0:00:00,0,10/7/2002 0:01:59
20391641.00,10/7/2002 0:00:00,0,10/7/2002 0:05:05

how would start by 20390312?
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Question by:Jhar
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by:kolean
ID: 8247170
dim tmp as string
line input #1, tmp

and then read the rest of the file
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by:simon780
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aeklund earned 80 total points
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Assuming you want to read this file from VB, here is a sample:

Dim lLine as Long
Dim sLine as String
Dim sAllLines as String
Dim sFile as String
Open sFile For Input as #1
  Do Until EOF(1)
  lLine = lLine + 1
  Line Input #1, sLine
  If lLine > 1 Then
    sAllLines = sAllLines & sLine & vbCrLf
  End If

  Loop
Close #1

Debug.Print sAllLines 'Minus the First Line of course
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by:Jhar
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Thx dude a appreciate
it was really easy to understand
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by:aeklund
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No problem.. glad to help.
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