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VBA Line Input Statement

Line Input Description

Reads a single line from an Open sequential file and assigns it to a string.

Line Input Syntax

Line Input #FileNumber, VarName

The Line Input statement contains 2 arguments:

FileNumber: Any valid file number.

VarName: Valid Varient or String variable name.

Examples of Excel VBA Line Input Statement

To test the Line Input Statement, create a text file “test.txt” on the D drive.(D:\test.txt) Assume that the content of the file is as following.

abc
1 2 3
xy z

Please run the following code.

Sub LineInput_Example()
    Dim strLine As String
    Dim strContent As String
    
    Open "D:\test.txt" For Input As #1 ' Open file.
    Do While Not EOF(1) ' Loop until end of file.
        Line Input #1, strLine ' Read line into variable.
        strContent = strContent & strLine
    Loop
    Close #1 ' Close file.
    
    MsgBox strContent
End Sub

Then, the result will be as following.

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