Looping, Open Text File, Copy Text, Close Text File

Sep 18, 2009

I have an existing spreadsheet with a column of strings (actually VIN numbers). These numbers correllate to a bunch of text files, that can exist in one of three folders (UsernameDesktop1, 2, or 3) on my desktop. What I need the macro to do is:

1) get the filename from A2 (A1 is a heading row)
2) Find the appropriate text file in one of the three folders
3) Put the folder name into I2
4) Scan the text file for some strings, and copy some data that follows those strings into J2:O2 (I can handle programming this)
5) Close the text file
6) repeat above for the remainder of filenames (about 1800 files)

View 3 Replies


ADVERTISEMENT

Deleting Text From An Open Text File

Feb 22, 2007

I'm using excel to parse txt a file with account numbers in it. If it finds a dodgy number I want it to delete the entire line in the text file. I have manage to write the code that opens the file and locates the dodgy numbers, however I'm not sure whether it is posible to select the line and delete it.

View 6 Replies View Related

Open Text File From File Manager Vs. Within Workbook

Oct 2, 2006

I've encountered a bit of an odd one. I am opening a tab delimited file, which has been sved as an xls. When I open from file manager, it opens correctly. When I open from Excel, I have to go through 3 screen dictating how the data is set up, and the end result is that a couple of the numbers come through as text, rather than numbers.

Failing an explanation - how do you open workbooks as file system objects - currently I am opening them using

Workbooks.Open Filename:=wb.Path & "/" & ws. Range("B1").Value

If I open them by mimicking the FM, perhaps it will work OK.

View 2 Replies View Related

Close Text File With Code

Dec 29, 2006

I am trying to inch my way forward to writing a macro that will read in an external CSV file into a sheet (my next task will be to spread the date between multiple sheets based on regions). My first attempt at code is the following

Sub read_csv()
Dim strLine As String
Dim i As Integer
Dim filename As String
Dim ans As String
filename = "C:Documents and SettingsMichaelMina dokumentMina datakšllorD123905.csv"
Open filename For Input As #1
i = 1
While Not EOF(1) And i < 10
Line Input #1, sLine
ans = MsgBox(sLine, vbOK, "hello there")
i = i + 1
Wend
' Close filename
End Sub

A couple of problems arise. When I debug the code, if I remove the comment on the close filename, the debugger complains with error 13 (incompatible types). If I comment the line and try and run the code twice in a row, I get a complaint about error 55 - file already open. I'm guessing that the close filename is the correct syntax - if it isn't, what should it be??

View 5 Replies View Related

Insert Text To One File - Remove Text From Equivalent Column In Another File?

Aug 13, 2013

Got a slight problem; I am making a "worker-plan", where you should be able to write a name on one file and have it updated (removed) from the equivalent columns on another file automatically. Here's an example with two separate projects:

Project 1 before and after changes:
Attachment 257366
Attachment 257367

Project 2 before and after changes:
Attachment 257368
Attachment 257369

You can see here how I intended it to work. When one worker is moved from Project 1 to Project 2, that worker should also be removed from those weeks in Project 1. The previous worker from Project 2 should also be removed from those weeks (in Project 2).

Are there any formulas that can make this work automatically? All week numbers will belong to the same columns in all files.

Edit: There are 30 files that should be syncronized, not just two.. I could also gather all files into one file with sheets, instead of having seperate files.

View 2 Replies View Related

Text File Import With Text To Columns Splitting Same Text Differently

Nov 21, 2007

I have a macro which imports data from a mainframe dump text file and performs 'Text to Columns' on the imported data so that formula in the spreadsheet can act on the data. The code works perfectly well when I use it, but if a different user logs on and performs exactly the same mainframe dump and import macro the Text to Columns action splits the raw data in a different way and the result is that the split renders the formulae useless.

I've experimented a little and for some reason it appears that the 'Field Info' parameters which are produced when the Text to Columns function is recorded in a macro differ between users even though the raw data is exactly the same.

FieldInfo:= _
Array(Array(0, 1), Array(18, 1), Array(35, 1), Array(56, 1), Array(70, 1), Array(88, 1), _
Array(102, 1))

View 6 Replies View Related

Save And Close File If There Is Text In Cell Range

Nov 12, 2012

I do have the below code to safe a file and close it:

Sub Save_Close()
'
' Save_Close Macro
'
'
ActiveWorkbook.Save
Application.Quit
End Sub

I would like to do additionally something else. I need a macro to do the above, but it should first check if cells A2:C9 do contain text. The text could be anything.

If there is text in ALL the cells, then the macro should save and close the file. If there is text missing in at least one of the cells, a message box should appear saying 'Please fill out all cells'.

View 3 Replies View Related

How To Close Text File That Was Opened By DLL Called By Excel

Mar 11, 2014

I call it from a macro. It is supposed to write some temporary files, and close them in the end, and delete them. Sometimes, the dll can't close properly, and the text files remain open.

With error treatment in my macro, I can continue execution, but i need to delete that files.

Since the dll DOES NOT CLOSE the files, i'm not able to delete them in my macro.

I need some way to close that files, in order to delete them.

When I use GetFile to reference the file, it remains as "File", which does not accept "Close" method. I can reference the file with myfile.OpenAsTextStream, but this way it seems to me that the file is opened again, and the "Close" method does not work either, with the file defined as a TextStream object.

If I close excel, I'm able to delete those files, but that's not the way I want. Since IT'S OPEN IN EXCEL PROCESS, I imagine there's some way to close it.

View 1 Replies View Related

Open TEXT File In VBA...

Dec 23, 2008

I am trying to open a txt file, but I get an error message that says "Run-time error '52': Bad file name or number. The file name is correct. I tried two ways to pass the name -- as a variable and from Application.GetOpenFilename("Text Files (*.txt), *.txt"). The line where VBA complains is "Open fileToOpen For Input As #InFile"

View 3 Replies View Related

Open Text File In XLS?

Aug 4, 2010

I have an userform where the user browse to input an text file, how do i open the text file from the given path in and excel format in VBA?

View 8 Replies View Related

Open Text File With VBA?

Aug 28, 2013

I am writing a macro that creates a text file and inputs data into it with a for loop. Is it possible to actually open the text file window after entering the data so that the user sees whats inside the text file?

View 8 Replies View Related

Open Text File With Notepad

Jun 13, 2008

I have created a macro that auto generates SQL code based on user input from a worksheet. The SQL script is written to a text file. I would just like to visually open the text file with notepad when the macro is finished executing.

View 2 Replies View Related

Open Large Text File With Query?

Sep 20, 2006

I have a large text file (greater than 64k lines) which I need to import into excel. I only need anything imported from the text file that is for dates I specify. So I would like to run a line by line query and only import the lines I need.

The dates are always in position 43-50 (dd-mm-yy) in the text file itself, so the code would have to look at that section, see if the date is within the range specified and only import if it is (and then move onto the next line).

View 5 Replies View Related

Open Text File Into Excel Template

Jan 10, 2010

I work for a company that has about 650 locations. Each location has a location manager that is responsible for submitting a Performance Review spreadsheet for all the employees at their location.

Currently I have an Excel file that has all employees/locations. One of the columns on my spreadsheet is "Location ID"...which is literately a number we've assigned to our Locations. I have an Excel template saved that I'd like each Location to open into.

Can someone help me? I need each location to be it's own spreadesheet...which I have a template created already. I'd prefer to find an automated way to do this...rather than manually creating 650 spreadsheets.

I'd prefer to do this in anoter application, such as MS Access, but senior management already made the decision this will be done in Excel...so I'm stuck with what I got.

View 13 Replies View Related

Open File And Text Import Code

Nov 26, 2008

I am writing some code to open up a file and use the text import as the files are data files. i currently have

View 4 Replies View Related

Open A File Based On Cell Text?

Oct 6, 2011

I want to create a Macro to open a file based on the data of a particular cell to update the data for macro file from that file.

For example I have 3files named Dept1, Dept2, Dept3 and I have one more file named Cost Sheet which contained macro and based on the cell D2 of my macro file I need to open the particular file i.e Dept1, Dept2 or Dept3 and the updated procedure and cell ranges are same for all file

View 2 Replies View Related

Open .xls File From A Forms Textbox.text Value

Apr 18, 2006

iam trying to open a workbook from a forms textbox.text value. i have got this so far

Private Sub cmdOpenProject_Click()
Workbooks.Open Filename:="C:Documents and SettingsOwnerDesktopExcelStuffTextBox1"

End Sub

have also tried

Private Sub cmdOpenProject_Click()
Workbooks.Open Filename:="C:Documents and SettingsOwnerDesktopExcelStuffTextBox1.text"
End Sub

View 8 Replies View Related

Macro To Parse And Open Text File

Apr 2, 2007

1. Open a text file from a directory on my computer
2. Feed the data into a Excel spreadsheet
3. Parse the text from the text file into columns

an example of some of the stuff in the text file (its all fake btw )

192.168.1.216,,,
J2MARTIN,20/08/1999,8:57:27 a.m.,
372,http://www.microsoft.com/isapi/redir.dll?,,
192.168.1.216,,,
J2MARTIN,20/08/1999,8:57:27 a.m.,
326,http://home.microsoft.com/,,
192.168.1.216,,,
J2MARTIN,20/08/1999,8:57:29 a.m.,
37014,http://www.msn.com/default.asp?,,

Is it possible to feed all this data into excel into seperate rows and then start parsing it into columns of

IP Username Date Time KbUsage URL

View 2 Replies View Related

Open Text File Into Worksheet & Save As .xls

May 14, 2008

I have a folder that has a bunch of text files in it with numeric names (they are store numbers 2, 3, 165, 188, etc...). I need to open those files (in excel), run a macro on them (this portion of the macro has already been created), and then save them with the same name as the txt file but in an xls format and close. It would be great to have the whole folder process automatically but I am willing to start small. Further, I'd like it to not ask for a filename, and I don't want to see the SaveAs dialog box. So far I have been able to get the macro to run through the my processing of the text file all the way to the SaveAs portion, but the code in my macro opens the SaveAs box and puts the filename of the txt file in the file name box in quotes with the txt extension. Below is the code.

Sub Macro3()
sFile = Application. GetOpenFilename( _
fileFilter:="Text Files (*.txt), *.txt", FilterIndex:=1, _
Title:="Open Workbook")
Workbooks.OpenText Filename:= _
sFile, Origin:= _
xlWindows, StartRow:=1, DataType:=xlFixedWidth, FieldInfo:= Array(Array(0, _
1), Array(5, 1), Array(26, 1), Array(35, 1), Array(39, 1), Array(46, 1), Array(51, 1), Array _
(58, 1), Array(75, 1), Array(87, 1), Array(91, 1), Array(97, 1), Array(99, 1), Array(111, 1) _.....................

View 5 Replies View Related

Open TSV File In Excel - Import Data From CSV To Text

Jan 4, 2014

When I export data from .csv or .tsv file to .excel file then all the preceding zero's disappear and the code 0010 display's like 10.

I know I can manually import data from csv to text(option "fromtext" in excel) but i want to do it automatically.

View 1 Replies View Related

Open Text File & Use Single Array For FieldInfo Argument

May 6, 2008

I have below code apearing couple times in my macro and I'd like to make a variable.

Plese see belowe

Workbooks.OpenText Filename:= _
"S:ReportsMy ReportsGuidefilename20080430", Origin:=xlMSDOS, _ ' filename should be another variable as it referes to different files
StartRow:=1, DataType:=xlDelimited, TextQualifier:=xlDoubleQuote, _
ConsecutiveDelimiter:=False, Tab:=True, Semicolon:=False, Comma:=True, _
Space:=False, Other:=False, FieldInfo:= Array(Array(1, 1), Array(2, 1), Array( _
3, 1), Array(4, 1), Array(5, 1), Array(6, 1), Array(7, 1), Array(8, 1), Array(9, 1), Array(10 _
, 1), Array(11, 1), Array(12, 1), Array(13, 1), Array(14, 1), Array(15, 1), Array(16, 1), _
Array(17, 1), Array(18, 1), Array(19, 1), Array(20, 1), Array(21, 1), Array(22, 1), Array( _
23, 1), Array(24, 1), Array(25, 1), Array(26, 1), Array(27, 1), Array(28, 1)), _
TrailingMinusNumbers:=True

View 3 Replies View Related

Search Word For Text And Send Values Next To Text To Excel File

Apr 30, 2009

I am using Windows XP and Office 2003.

I am looking to automate a process where information is sent to someone in a text format and they in turn transfer that data to an excel file. It basically looks like this (but includes a lot more info):

Service Request #: 123456
Instrument Type: New Instrument
Lot/Serial #: 123456
SR Type: Product Complaint
Service Coverage: Maintenance Agreement

The info on the left (text preceding the colon) is always the same but the values following the colon can change. The excel file has all of the text before the colon and they just enter the information into the cells. I am looking to make it so that an Excel macro (or maybe a word/outlook macro) automatically scans the text document and sends this info to the exact same cells in excel every time.

The text file is actually a message from an Oracle database and I am not going to be able to make any changes to the way the data comes in.

View 9 Replies View Related

Excel 2010 :: Open Text Files In 65536 Row File Instead Of 1048576?

Apr 22, 2013

Is there a way to open a text file from Excel 2010 and specify that I want it in .xls format?

I am working in compatibility mode, and expected that when I opened a text file from code within an xls file, the text file would have 65,536 rows, but it has 1,048,576. This causes a problem when we try to copy the sheet with the data from the text file, and insert the sheet into our xls workbook. See code below. The error is: Run-time error '1004': Excel cannot insert the sheets into the destination workbook, because it contains fewer rows and columns than the source workbook..

I know I can get the data other ways (such as copying and pasting only the cells containing data) but I was hoping to make minimal changes to the code below as I will have to make it across several templates. Specifically, I was hoping that there was a qualifier I could add to the Workbooks.OpenText statement after "Tab:=True" - Perhaps something about opening the text file in File Format 56. However I have not been able to find out how to do that.

Code:
.....FileToOpen = Application.GetOpenFilename("All Files (*.*),*.*,GeoTAC Files (*.ctf),*.ctf, ­_
Text Files (*.txt),*.txt,Excel Files (*.xls),*.xls", 1, , , False)
Workbooks.OpenText Filename:=FileToOpen, _

[Code].....

View 3 Replies View Related

Importing Text File (excel Treat Row Of Text As Number)

Dec 1, 2007

I created a vb macro to open a text file then process the file then close the file. Here is my problem:

Problem: THe text file has rows of data in it as follows

5155111111551511111111111511111111111111111

This row of text gets converted to

5.16E+42

because excel treats the row of text as a number but i dont want it to do this transition.

When i save the file and then reopen it using say NOTEPAD i see 5.16E+42 and not the long string of text.

View 9 Replies View Related

Combine Cell Content With Text File & Save As Text

Feb 21, 2008

- I have excel file with data I need
- I have fixed txt(html) template that i need to integrate Excel information into
- Final result that I want to achieve is saved .txt(html) file with combination of fixed information (text) and data from excel cells.

I need to writing a VBA code for each of above (integrating text & cells, saving results as text)

View 5 Replies View Related

Editing Using VBA - Find Text Strings In Text File

Dec 7, 2012

I have a large .txt file that I would like to edit using VBA. What I would like to do is to find each of the following text strings in the text file :

De:
De :
Envoye
A:
Objet:

If the character right before those text strings is not a carriage return (chr(13) then add a carriage return.

I would like the code to read each line in the text file and execute the task mentioned above.

View 9 Replies View Related

Importing Text Space Delimited Text File?

Jan 16, 2014

I found this code that import TAB delimited text file. I would like to import space delimited text file instead.

VB:
Option Explicit
Sub ReadTxtFiles()
Const conSpath As String = "C:"

[Code]....

View 6 Replies View Related

Split Text File Into Smaller Text Files

Mar 15, 2005

I'm trying to take a large text file and break into smaller text size files. I want to open the data file, and parse into 5000 line smaller files.

Here is what I have based off of some MS KB
Sub LargeFileImport()

'Dimension Variables
Dim ResultStr As String
Dim FileName As String
Dim FileNum As Integer
Dim Counter As Double
Dim CounterMax As Double
Dim sPath As String
Dim FileCounter As Double
'Output File

View 9 Replies View Related

Automate Text File Imports Where Text Differs

May 5, 2008

I am trying to automate in VBA the process of importing of txt file to Excel range. The columns widths are not static. So I can't use recoded code of Text to Column wizard process as columns alignment arguments, (ie FieldInfo:= Array(Array(0, 1) would need to be changed daily. I have also tried to import the text in one column and then apply a code of TextToColumns to automatically split the text by multiple columns. But some of the text would be moved to the left under wrong column titles. I think this is because the text is not tab or comma delimited. It's just aligned using multiple spaces.

Is it possible to write a code to split the text by columns based on alignment of 2 first rows. For example, import rows 6 and 7 from the text in one column, then apply texttocolumn method like this:

.TextToColumns DataType:=xlDelimited, consecutivedelimiter:=True, Space:=True

Then, based on this alignments take arguments for the Open File method like this:

Workbooks.OpenText Filename:= _
"filename", Origin:=xlMSDOS, _
StartRow:=1, DataType:=xlFixedWidth, FieldInfo:=Array(Array(0, 1), Array(10 _
, 1), Array(20, 1), Array(31, 1), Array(39, 1), Array(48, 1), Array(57, 1), Array(66, 1),Array(75, 1)), TrailingMinusNumbers:=True

View 9 Replies View Related

Create Text File And Input Text?

Feb 27, 2014

how can I create a text file in a folder called test and then input texts in this created textfile

so say I had 2 input values

1 said hello other was james

i need to create textile in this folder and then have this written in the textile and saved (printed like the below)

hello

james

thank you

editing and inputting some text in an existing textfile and inputting the Inputbox values at the end of the text file like the above

View 7 Replies View Related







Copyrights 2005-15 www.BigResource.com, All rights reserved