Open Files with Variable names

ackey

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Joined
Sep 24, 2004
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Hi All
I need to write within a macro, code where the user opens a user defined file. On a daily basis we pull in csv files from an external source for sales numbers, but unfortunately the way they name their files is almost completely random.

I need the user to go to the listing of all files in a particular directory, and then have the choice to open the one they need, before my macro then goes on to do other operations..

Thanks in advance
 

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Richard Schollar

MrExcel MVP
Joined
Apr 19, 2005
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23,707
Hi

Have a look at the GetOpenFilename method:

Code:
strFile = Application.GetOpenFileName()

and use the returned value to open the file you want.

Hope this helps

Richard
 

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