Delete all records in a text file except first line

From vb 6, how to delete all records in a txt file keeping only first line (column header or field names) intact.

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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperAsked:
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Jaime OlivaresSoftware ArchitectCommented:
Hi eghtebas,
Have a look to this previous question:

Good luck,
why not read in the first line, delete the file and write to it newly?

dim strBuf as string

open "fil1.txt" for input as #1
Line input #1, strBuf
close #1
Kill "fil1.txt"
open "fil1.txt" for output as #1
Print #1, strBuf
close #1

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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Hi  _agj_,

Your solution is more suitble to use in my application.  I am testing it now.

Hi Jaime,

Thank you for the link.  I don't have complication (requiring the file has to exist and can't be deleted, etc.).  


Just a note,you don't need to kill the file in agj's example because when you open it for output the file will be overwritten.
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