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Filter names of files to list using VB6

Posted on 2013-10-28
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In VB6 I using a ListFileBox to display specific files that meet this criteria.

File name start with Playbookxxxxx*.mdb
where xxxxxx can be any text.

Example

PlaybookOffense.mdb
PlaybookSpecialteams.mdb
etc

What character do I use for xxxxxx?
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Question by:slwebber99
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What is wrong with:
"Playbook*.mdb"

e.g.:
Private Sub Form_Load()
  Dir1.Path = "C:\DirWithYourFiles\"
  File1.FileName = "Playbook*.mdb"	'or File1.Pattern = "Playbook*.mdb"
End Sub

Private Sub Dir1_Change()
  File1.Path = Dir1.Path
End Sub

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That was too easy. Thanks.
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