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Excel VBA : check the existance of a folder in VBA

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Hi,

Just would like to know how to check the existance of a certain folder in Excel VBA.  Thanks.

Stanley
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Function TestFolder(sPath As String) As Boolean       'Returns TRUE if folder exists, FALSE otherwise
TestFolder = Len(Dir(sPath & IIf(Right(sPath, 1) = Application.PathSeparator, "", Application.PathSeparator), vbDirectory)) > 0
End Function
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Try this:

If Dir("C:\YourPath", vbDirectory) <> "" Then MsgBox "Folder exists"

:-)
ah
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by:ahammar
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oops...to late...

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You are really the expert of all experts .... ^.^
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Stanley,
Like a one-trick pony, I'm an expert proficient only in Excel questions, alas.

Thanks for the grade!
Brad
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