FreeFile Function

Returns the next available file number for opening a file. Use this function to open a file using a file number that is not already in use by a currently open file.

Синтаксис


FreeFile

Return value:

Integer

Parameters:

This function can only be used immediately in front of an Open statement. FreeFile returns the next available file number, but does not reserve it.

Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call

67 Too many files

Намуна


Sub ExampleWorkWithAFile
Dim iNumber As Integer
Dim sLine As String
Dim aFile As String
Dim sMsg As String
    aFile = "c:\data.txt"
    sMsg = ""
    iNumber = Freefile
    Open aFile For Output As #iNumber
    Print #iNumber, "First line of text"
    Print #iNumber, "Another line of text"
    Close #iNumber
    iNumber = Freefile
    Open aFile For Input As #iNumber
    While Not eof(#iNumber)
        Line Input #iNumber, sLine
        If sLine <>"" Then
            sMsg = sMsg & sLine & chr(13)
        End If
    Wend
    Close #iNumber
    MsgBox sMsg
End Sub

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