Get modified date of open file

Please can someone assist me.
I need to check the modified date of a file that sometimes is open.

How can I do achieve this?
antoniokingAsked:
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
MsgBox FileDateTime("C:\My Path\test.txt")
antoniokingAuthor Commented:
Hi Martin
I have tried your suggestion but receive the following error..
Type mismatch: 'FileDateTime'

Regards
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
What type of Visual Basic are you using? VBA? VB6? .Net?
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antoniokingAuthor Commented:
I'm just creating a VB Script.
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
I don't do vbScript but maybe this is what you need.

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antoniokingAuthor Commented:
Thanks Martin
that's what I was using, but I need to be able to check the modified stamp whilst the file is opened.
This code doesn't allow that, it generates an error that the file doesn't exist if it's open.
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Have you tried using fso? Other than that I'm out of ideas. It also may be that you can't do what you want in vbScript, but as I said I'm not familiar with it so I don't know one way or the other.

If fso doesn't work for you then 'Request attention' and ask the moderators to add the vbScript topic to this question.
antoniokingAuthor Commented:
Thanks for this,
I have overcome my issue by copying the file using the CopyFile function and then checking the modified date of the copied file.
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