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Understanding VBA Code: Excel VBA Programming with File System Objects (Part 3 of 4)
The goal of my Excel VBA tutorials are to take you from a beginner level to a confident VBA developer and programmer as quickly as possible.
The best way to do this is to help you UNDERSTAND how to code in VBA.
A very common VBA coding task is managing files and folders: copying files, deleting files, creating folders, checking if files exist etc.
When programming in VBA (Access or Excel) there is an excellent tool available to help us with this: the File System Object.
The File System Object is part of the Microsoft Scripting Runtime.
When setting up our spreadsheet we have to make sure we enable the Microsoft Scripting Runtime in the library references from the visual basic editor (VBE).
Once we have done this we can use all of the objects in the Scripting Runtime library within our VBA code.
In the third part of this free beginner level VBA tutorial series we use Microsoft Excel 2016.
We continue where we left off last time and you will learn:
How to cycle through the Files Collection of a given Folder Object in VBA code;
How to obtain the File name and print this to the immediate window using a File System Object again within your VBA code;
The video uses Excel 2016 but the same steps are used for Excel 2010, Excel 2013 and equivalent versions of Microsoft Access.
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Part 1 of the file system object tutorials: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FDZP...
Part 2 of the file system object tutorials: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5uBH...
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