Place Chosen File Name In Cell

Delta Star

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I'm using this code I've found on the site to enter the name of a file selected.

HTML:
OpenFile = Application.GetOpenFilename("Textfiles (*.txt),*.txt", , "Open a textfile...")
   
    Sheets("Test").Range("J2").Value = OpenFile

However the cell shows the full path name and extension, I need it to show the file name only.

Can anyone assist?
 

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machopicho

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Try:
Code:
OpenFile = Application.GetOpenFilename("Textfiles (*.txt),*.txt", , "Open a textfile...")
txt = Split(OpenFile, "\")
Sheets("Test").Range("J2").Value = txt(UBound(txt))
 

Delta Star

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Almost there, at the end it's still showing .txt

I also need that part removing.

Can anyone assist further?
 

machopicho

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Try:
Code:
OpenFile = Application.GetOpenFilename("Textfiles (*.txt),*.txt", , "Open a textfile...")
txt = Split(OpenFile, "\")
Sheets("Test").Range("J2").Value = txt(UBound(txt))
Sheets("Test").Range("J2").Value = Left(Sheets("Test").Range("J2").Value, Len(Sheets("Test").Range("J2").Value) - 4)
)
 

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