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FileType Property

Office 2003

Returns or sets the type of file to look for during a file search. Read/write

MsoFileType can be one of these MsoFileType constants.
msoFileTypeAllFiles
msoFileTypeBinders
msoFileTypeCalendarItem
msoFileTypeContactItem
msoFileTypeCustom
msoFileTypeDatabases
msoFileTypeDataConnectionFiles
msoFileTypeDesignerFiles
msoFileTypeDocumentImagingFiles
msoFileTypeExcelWorkbooks
msoFileTypeJournalItem
msoFileTypeMailItem
msoFileTypeNoteItem
msoFileTypeOfficeFiles
msoFileTypeOutlookItems
msoFileTypePhotoDrawFiles
msoFileTypePowerPointPresentations
msoFileTypeProjectFiles
msoFileTypePublisherFiles
msoFileTypeTaskItem
msoFileTypeTemplates
msoFileTypeVisioFiles
msoFileTypeWebPages
msoFileTypeWordDocuments

expression.FileType

expression    Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.

Remarks

The constant msoFileTypeOfficeFiles includes all files with any of the following extensions: *.doc, *.xls, *.ppt, *.pps, *.obd, *.mdb, *.mpd, *.dot, *.xlt, *.pot, *.obt, *.htm, or *.html.

Example

This example searches for all Binder files located in the My Documents folder. The example displays a message box that contains the name and location of each file that's found.

Set fs = Application.FileSearch
With fs
    .LookIn = "C:\My Documents"
    .FileType = msoFileTypeBinders
    If .Execute > 0 Then
        MsgBox "There were " & .FoundFiles.Count & _
            " Binder file(s) found."
        For i = 1 To .FoundFiles.Count
            MsgBox .FoundFiles(i)
        Next i
    Else
        MsgBox "There were no Binder files found."
    End If
End With
		


Applies to | FileSearch Object



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