Need help making macro work for Mac users

bchaabi

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  1. 365
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  1. Windows
I found a macro online that allows you to select several text (.txt) files, and add them to your current workbook as extra sheets. I need help making it work for mac users.

This code allows me to open library on macs, but I can't select text files. I believe this is the line of the code I have to change :
VBA Code:
" {""public.comma-separated-values-text""} " & _

but when I try to change it it just doesn't work. I also don't have a mac and I always have to get someone with a mac to test it for me.

VBA Code:
Sub CombineTextFiles()

    Dim FilesToOpen
    Dim x As Integer
    Dim wkbAll As Workbook
    Dim wkbTemp As Workbook
    Dim sDelimiter As String
    Dim answer As Integer
    
    On Error GoTo ErrHandler
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False

    answer = MsgBox("Before moving forward, all other workbooks must be closed" _
    & vbCrLf & "Do you wish to continue?", vbYesNo + vbQuestion)
    
    If answer = vbYes Then 'do nothing
    Else: Exit Sub
    End If

    sDelimiter = ","

    #If Mac Then
    FilesToOpen = Select_File_Or_Files_Mac()
    #Else
    FilesToOpen = Application.GetOpenFilename(fileFilter:="Text Files (*.txt), *.txt", _
      MultiSelect:=True, Title:="Select the CDR Text Files to Open")
    #End If
    
'    FilesToOpen = Application.GetOpenFilename _
'      (fileFilter:="Text Files (*.txt), *.txt", _
'      MultiSelect:=True, Title:="Select the CDR Text Files to Open")

    If TypeName(FilesToOpen) = "Boolean" Then
        MsgBox "No Files were selected"
        GoTo ExitHandler
    End If

    x = 1
    Set wkbTemp = Workbooks.Open(FileName:=FilesToOpen(x))
    wkbTemp.Sheets(1).Copy
    Set wkbAll = ActiveWorkbook
    wkbTemp.Close (False)
    wkbAll.Worksheets(x).Columns("A:A").TextToColumns _
      Destination:=Range("A1"), DataType:=xlDelimited, _
      TextQualifier:=xlDoubleQuote, _
      ConsecutiveDelimiter:=False, _
      Tab:=False, Semicolon:=False, _
      Comma:=False, Space:=False, _
      Other:=True, OtherChar:=","
    x = x + 1

    While x <= UBound(FilesToOpen)
        Set wkbTemp = Workbooks.Open(FileName:=FilesToOpen(x))
        With wkbAll
            wkbTemp.Sheets(1).Move After:=.Sheets(.Sheets.Count)
            .Worksheets(x).Columns("A:A").TextToColumns _
              Destination:=Range("A1"), DataType:=xlDelimited, _
              TextQualifier:=xlDoubleQuote, _
              ConsecutiveDelimiter:=False, _
              Tab:=False, Semicolon:=False, _
              Comma:=False, Space:=False, _
              Other:=True, OtherChar:=sDelimiter
        End With
        x = x + 1
    Wend
    
wkbAll.Sheets.Copy After:=Workbooks(2).Sheets(Workbooks(2).Worksheets.Count)
wkbAll.Close False



ExitHandler:
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
    Set wkbAll = Nothing
    Set wkbTemp = Nothing
    Exit Sub

ErrHandler:
    MsgBox Err.Description
    Resume ExitHandler


End Sub

Function Select_File_Or_Files_Mac() As String()
    Dim MyPath As String
    Dim MyScript As String
    Dim MyFiles As String
    Dim MySplit As Variant
    Dim N As Long
    Dim FName As String
    Dim mybook As Workbook

    On Error Resume Next
    MyPath = MacScript("return (path to documents folder) as String")
    'Or use MyPath = "Macintosh HD:Users:Ron:Desktop:TestFolder:"

    ' In the following statement, change true to false in the line "multiple
    ' selections allowed true" if you do not want to be able to select more
    ' than one file. Additionally, if you want to filter for multiple files, change
    ' {""com.microsoft.Excel.xls""} to
    ' {""com.microsoft.excel.xls"",""public.comma-separated-values-text""}
    ' if you want to filter on xls and csv files, for example.
    MyScript = _
    "set applescript's text item delimiters to "","" " & vbNewLine & _
               "set theFiles to (choose file of type " & _
             " {""public.comma-separated-values-text""} " & _
               "with prompt ""Please select a file or files"" default location alias """ & _
               MyPath & """ multiple selections allowed true) as string" & vbNewLine & _
               "set applescript's text item delimiters to """" " & vbNewLine & _
               "return theFiles"

    MyFiles = MacScript(MyScript)
    Dim returnList() As String
    On Error GoTo 0

    If MyFiles <> "" Then
        With Application
            .ScreenUpdating = False
            .EnableEvents = False
        End With

        'MsgBox MyFiles
        MySplit = Split(MyFiles, ",")
        ReDim returnList(LBound(MySplit) To UBound(MySplit))
        For N = LBound(MySplit) To UBound(MySplit)

            returnList(N) = MySplit(N)

        Next N
        With Application
            .ScreenUpdating = True
            .EnableEvents = True
        End With
        Select_File_Or_Files_Mac = returnList
    Else
        ReDim returnList(0 To 0)
        returnList(0) = "False"
        Select_File_Or_Files_Mac = returnList
    End If
End Function
 

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