VBA Code To Validate A File Exists

VBA Code To Validate If File Exists

What This VBA Code Does

This VBA function will accept a file path text string and confirm if the file currently resides on the computer. This is a great little function to use before actually attempting to open a file path with your VBA code.

VBA Code:

Function ValidateFilePath(FilePath As String) As Boolean
'PURPOSE: Function to determine if a File exists on the user's Computer
'SOURCE: www.TheSpreadsheetGuru.com/the-code-vault
'RETURNS: True or False

Dim Validation As String
Validation = ""

On Error Resume Next
  Validation = Dir(FilePath)
On Error GoTo 0

If Validation <> "" Then ValidateFilePath = True
End Function

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