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How can I load text file into list box in Visual Basic 6

I have downloaded a Visual Basic 6 application which pick a random name from a list box. But I want the list box to already be filled with names from a text. What should I do? I have entirely no knowledge about Visual Basic and I am just watching tutorial from YouTube. I will just use this application so that I can randomly pick names on my online class. Thanks
Jul 26 '20 #1
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Opening text file in vb6 requires a physical path to the file location.

This code can help you.
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  1. Sub ReadFile(listBox1 As ListBox, filePath As String)
  2.  
  3. Open filePath For Input As #dfile
  4. Dim txt As String
  5.  
  6.   Do While Not EOF(dfile)        ' this will read all text to listbox
  7.    Line Input #dfile, txt  
  8.     listBox1.Items.Add(txt)
  9.   Loop
  10.  
  11.   Close #dfile
  12. End Sub
  13.  
Good luck
Jul 26 '20 #2
It works!!! Thanks a lot, Mate. Really appreciate it!
Jul 26 '20 #3
i was looking for this
thanks alot
Jul 26 '20 #4
You're welcome. Wish you happy coding
Jul 26 '20 #5

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