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QueryTable.TextFileCommaDelimiter Property (Excel)

True if the comma is the delimiter when you import a text file into a query table. False if you want to use some other character as the delimiter. The default value is False. Read/write Boolean.

expression .TextFileCommaDelimiter

expression A variable that represents a QueryTable object.

Use this property only when your query table is based on data from a text file (with the QueryType property set to xlTextImport), and only if the value of the TextFileParseType property is xlDelimited.

If you import data using the user interface, data from a Web query or a text query is imported as a QueryTable object, while all other external data is imported as a ListObject object.

If you import data using the object model, data from a Web query or a text query must be imported as a QueryTable, while all other external data can be imported as either a ListObject or a QueryTable.

The TextFileCommaDelimiter property applies only to QueryTable objects.

This example sets the comma to be the delimiter in the query table on the first worksheet in the first workbook, and then it refreshes the query table.

Set shFirstQtr = Workbooks(1).Worksheets(1) 
Set qtQtrResults = shFirstQtr.QueryTables _ 
 .Add(Connection := "TEXT;C:\My Documents\19980331.txt", _ 
 Destination := shFirstQtr.Cells(1, 1)) 
With qtQtrResults 
 .TextFileParseType = xlDelimited 
 .TextFileCommaDelimiter = True 
 .Refresh 
End With
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