Input Function [VBA]

Returns the open stream of an Input or Binary file (String).

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This function or constant is enabled with the statement Option VBASupport 1 placed before the executable program code in a module.


Input( Number as Integer, [# ] FileNumber as Integer)

Return value:



Number: Required. Numeric expression specifying the number of characters to return.

#: Optional.

FileNumber: Required. Any valid file number.

Error codes:

6 Overflow

52 Invalid file name or file number

62 Reading exceeds EOF


REM ***** BASIC *****

Option VBASupport 1

Sub Example_Input

 Dim MyData

 Open "MyDataFile.txt" For Input As #1

 Do While Not EOF(1)

  MyData = Input(1, #1)

  Print MyData


 Close #1

End Sub