Visual Basic for Applications Reference

Visual Studio 6.0

Line Input # Statement

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Reads a single line from an open sequential file and assigns it to a String variable.


Line Input #filenumber, varname

The Line Input # statement syntax has these parts:

Part Description
filenumber Required. Any valid file number.
varname Required. Valid Variant or String variable name.


Data read with Line Input # is usually written from a file with Print #.

The Line Input # statement reads from a file one character at a time until it encounters a carriage return (Chr(13)) or carriage returnlinefeed (Chr(13) + Chr(10)) sequence. Carriage returnlinefeed sequences are skipped rather than appended to the character string.