How do I enable FileSystemObject in VBA?

How do I enable FileSystemObject in VBA?

Initial setup – VBA FileSystemObject

  1. Select Tools > References… in the top menu of the Visual Basic Editor.
  2. Scroll down and select “Microsoft Scripting Runtime” on the list.
  3. Tick the checkbox to the left and click OK.

How do I use FileSystemObject in Excel VBA?

5 Answers

  1. To reference this file, load the Visual Basic Editor ( ALT + F11 )
  2. Select Tools > References from the drop-down menu.
  3. A listbox of available references will be displayed.
  4. Tick the check-box next to ‘ Microsoft Scripting Runtime ‘
  5. The full name and path of the scrrun.dll file will be displayed below the listbox.

What library is FileSystemObject in?

The FileSystemObject is present inside the Microsoft Scripting Runtime Library i.e. Scrrun. dll . This DLL supports the creation and manipulation of files using TextStream object and this is the reason why FSO doesn’t support operation on binary files.

What is FileSystemObject?

FileSystemObject (FSO) allows you to access the file system of your computer. Using it, you can access and modify the files/folders/directories in your computer system. For example, below are some of the things you can do by using FileSystemObject in Excel VBA: Check if a file or a folder exists.

How do I add a reference code in VBA?

Add A Reference Make sure that you click on the workbook you want to add the reference to, and from the VBA editor menu choose Tools -> References. In the displayed list check the box beside your renamed add-in, and then click on OK. You’ll see that your workbook now has a new reference to the add-in.

How do I enable Microsoft Scripting Runtime?

To add the Microsoft Scripting Runtime, first choose Edit > References from the menu. Then find “Microsoft Scripting Runtime (1.0)” in the list. Check the box and press OK.