How to wait for text file to open before proceeding?


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Nov 6, 2017
Sub something()
Dim FilePath As String
Dim strFilename As String
Dim strTextLine As String
Dim iFile As Integer: iFile = FreeFile

strFilename = "C:\desktop\file.txt"

Open strFilename For Input As [URL=]#iFile[/URL]  'read each line in text individually

Application.Wait (Now + 0.0000058) 'wait for about half a second

Do Until EOF(1)

Line Input [URL=]#1[/URL] , strTextLine

Close iFile#

End Sub
This is what I have at the moment. I paused the application for about half a second. I was wondering if there's a way to make it so that it only pauses when the text file is fully open.

Thanks n advance

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