Allow usr to browse for an Excel .xlsm file and then once selected import the data into a table

I have a form that I want the user to be able to browse to an Excel .xlsm file via a command button, have the selected file display in a textbox and the have a 2nd command button that will import the Excel file data into a table.

How do I do this?
SteveL13Asked:
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
place this codes in a regular module

Function fSelectFile()
 Dim fd As Object
 Set fd = Application.FileDialog(3)
 With fd
     .Filters.Clear
       .Filters.Add "Excel Files", "*.xlsm"
     .InitialFileName = CurrentProject.Path & "\"
     .AllowMultiSelect = False
     .ButtonName = "Select"
     .InitialView = 2
     .Title = "Select File"

     'display file dialog box
     If .Show Then
           fSelectFile = .SelectedItems(1)
     Else
         Exit Function
     End If
 End With
 End Function 

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in the click of the command button

private sub cmdGetExcelFile_Click()

dim strExcelFile as string

strExcelFile=fselectFile()

docmd.transferspreadsheet acimport, 10, "tableName", strExcelfile, true, "nameofsheet!"


end sub

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SteveL13Author Commented:
Very simple and perfect.  Thank you.
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