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Need to create a CSV / Excel file of file listing in a specified windows directory

Posted on 2004-11-16
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
A beginners question really: could someone point to any controls or code or suggestions on how I can read a list of files from a specified windows directory into a csv (or similar) file which I would then like to read into Excel?

Many thanks
Question by:Rmocherla

Accepted Solution

ajgilbert earned 2000 total points
ID: 12592096
Try something like...

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Dim myFile As String
Dim parDir As String
Dim parFile As String

parDir = "c:\"
parFile = Dir(parDir, vbNormal)
myFile = "c:\outputfile.txt"
Open myFile For Output As 1
While parFile <> vbNullString
    Print #1, parFile
    parFile = Dir

Close 1

End Sub

This will create a text file which can be read into Excel, Word etc etc.

Author Comment

ID: 12592291
Worked first time....many thanks

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