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Read a text file line by line

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Submitted on: 2/19/2015 12:40:00 PM
By: c23lemon (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: VBA MS Excel
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     Purpose is to open up a text file and read the contents line by line.

 
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'**************************************
' Name: Read a text file line by line
' Description:Purpose is to open up a text file and read the contents line by line.
' By: c23lemon (from psc cd)
'
' Inputs:None.
'
' Returns:None.
'
' Assumes:To modify for your use do the following:
1. Replace "folderName" and "fileName" to suit for your requirement.
2. Please make sure that when you define "folderName", that the backslash is included (Ex. C:\Dump\"
3. The variable "inputdata" will hold the current value of the line of text being read.
Note:
This code will only open the text file and read its contents line by line.
'
' Side Effects:None.
'**************************************

Sub ReadLineByLine()
' Variable Declarations
Dim folderName As String
Dim fileName As String
folderName = "C:\Dump\"
fileName = "test.txt"
Open folderName & fileName For Input As #1
Do While Not EOF(1)
 Line Input #1, inputdata
 MsgBox inputdata
Loop
Close #1
End Sub


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