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Reading From a text file

Posted on 2003-11-05
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This is a somewhat stupid question... How do I read from a text file?

I have a tab delimited text file and I need to read in line by line the file.

I can not directly import the file because I need to make modifications to the fields.

   - Marc
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Dim strData As String

Open "C:\file.txt" For Input As #1
Do Until EOF(1)
    Line Input #1, strData

    'strData now contains the line of data - process as needed
Loop
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Oh, don't forget a "Close #1" (minus the quotes) after the loop to close the file.
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Thanks!

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