Visual Basic for Applications Reference

Visual Studio 6.0

AtEndOfStream Property

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Description

Read-only property that returns True if the file pointer is at the end of a TextStream file; False if it is not.

Syntax

object.AtEndOfStream

The object is always the name of a TextStream object.

Remarks

The AtEndOfStream property applies only to TextStream files that are open for reading; otherwise, an error occurs.

The following code illustrates the use of the AtEndOfStream property:

Dim fs, a, retstring
Set fs = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set a = fs.OpenTextFile("c:\testfile.txt", ForReading, False)
Do While a.AtEndOfStream <> True
    retstring = a.ReadLine
    ...
Loop
a.Close
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