What the "&amp" is this??

Dr. Demento

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I'm looking to use a function by Jon Peltier on DDoE, but I get the dreaded red text on the highlighted line below:
Code:
Private Declare Function lstrlenW Lib “kernel32″ _
     (ByVal lpString As Long) As Long

Private Declare Function SHGetFolderPath Lib “shfolder.dll” _
     Alias “SHGetFolderPathA” _
     (ByVal hwndOwner As Long, _
     ByVal nFolder As Long, _
     ByVal hToken As Long, _
     ByVal dwReserved As Long, _
     ByVal lpszPath As String) As Long

Function MyDocumentsDir()
     Dim sBuffer As String
     sBuffer = Space$(260)
     [B][COLOR="#FF0000"]If SHGetFolderPath(&H0, &H5, -1, &H0, sBuffer) = 0 Then[/COLOR][/B]
         MyDocumentsDir = Left$(sBuffer, lstrlenW(StrPtr(sBuffer)))
     End If
End Function

I saw that &amp is used in HTML; is that what happened here - HTML encoding "corrupted" Jon's entry or am I doing something else wrong.

It's too early!!

Thanks, y'all.

Follow-up: Never mind; Peter Thornton answered it in the comments section "(ignore any “amp;” that might creep in before the “H”)"
 
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