Find Executeable

Find an executable file
Declare Function FindExecutable Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "FindExecutableA"
(Byval lpFile As String, Byval lpDirectory As String, Byval lpResult As String)
As Long

Function FindExByFileName(Byval Datei As String) As String
Dim Pfad As String
Pfad = Space$(256)
FindExecutable Datei, vbNullString, Pfad
FindExByFileName = Trim(Pfad)
End Function

Sub Click(Source As Button)
Msgbox FindExByFileName("c:\notes\data\names.nsf")
End Sub
This was first published in November 2000

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