Insert File Dialog Box

This page is specific to the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Language Reference for Office 2010.


Allows you to look for and insert a file into a module in your project.

Look in

Displays the computers, servers, drives, and folders available on your computer that you can use to locate the project you want to open.

Up One Level

Gg251527.tbr_up_ZA01201763(en-us,office.14).gif Shows a list of folders or drives one level above the current server, computer, or folder.

Create New Folder

Gg251527.tbr_new_ZA01201715(en-us,office.14).gif Creates a new folder.


Gg251527.tbr_list_ZA01201712(en-us,office.14).gif Shows the folders or documents in a list format that includes the folder or document icon and its name.


Gg251527.tbr_deta_ZA01201697(en-us,office.14).gif Shows the folder or documents in a list that includes the folder or document icon and name, its size (documents only), type, and the date and time it was last modified.

File Name

Selector type the name of the file you want to insert.

List Files of Type

Select a file type; the default is Text Files (*.txt). Files of the selected type will appear in the File Name box.


Inserts the selected file.


Lists the folders and files on the desktop. The files and folders are displayed in the File Name box.


Closes the dialog box without inserting a new file.