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Returns the date and time of when a file was created or last modified.
Simple FileDateTime Example
Assume a file “D:\test.txt” was last modified on 10/21/2019 9:41:30 AM .
This will return 10/21/2019 9:41:30 AM.
In the VBA Editor, you can type “FileDateTime(” to see the syntax for the FileDateTime Function:
The FileDateTime function contains an argument:
PathName: A string expression representing a file/folder/drive.
Examples of Excel VBA FileDateTime Function
To list the last modified time of the folder&files on C drive, you can use the following code.
Sub Dir_Example() Dim fileName As String Dim fullName As String Dim rng As Range Dim i As Integer Set rng = Range("A1") fileName = Dir("C:\", vbDirectory) i = 1 Do fullName = "C:\" & fileName rng.Offset(i, 0) = fileName rng.Offset(i, 1) = FileDateTime(fullName) rng.Offset(i, 2) = FileLen(fullName) rng.Offset(i, 3) = GetAttr(fullName) fileName = Dir If fileName = "" Then Exit Do i = i + 1 Loop End Sub
The result will be similar with the following.
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