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Validate_File

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 12:40:00 AM
By: Ian Ippolito (PSC)  
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User Rating: By 3 Users
Compatibility: VB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit)
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     Determines if a file exists Improved version--detects hidden files too!
 
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'**************************************
' Name: Validate_File
' Description:Determines if a file exists
Improved version--detects hidden files too!
' By: Ian Ippolito (PSC)
'
' Inputs:filename--file to validate
'
' Returns:'returns true or false
'**************************************

Function Validate_File (ByVal FileName As String) As Integer
Dim fileFile As Integer
'attempt to open file
fileFile = FreeFile
On Error Resume Next
Open FileName For Input As fileFile
'check for error
If Err Then
Validate_File = False
Else
'file exists
'close file
Close fileFile
Validate_File = True
End If
End Function


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