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File Lines Like Sample Sub
Utilities Class

Private Sub FileLinesLikeSample()
    Const strFn = "FileLinesLikeSample"

    Dim strPattern As String
    strPattern = InputBox("Find lines which partially or fully match this LIKE pattern: ({Esc} cancels.)", strFn, "DLL")

    Dim strInFile As String
    strInFile = CombinePathAndFile(GetWindowsDirectory, "WIN.INI")
    strInFile = InputBox("Input file: ({Esc} cancels.)", strFn, strInFile)
    If Len(strInFile) = 0 Then Exit Sub

    Dim strOutFile As String
    strOutFile = GetTempFileName(Null, strFn)
    strOutFile = InputBox("Output file: (FILE WILL BE OVERWRITTEN; {Esc} cancels.)", strFn, strOutFile)
    If Len(strOutFile) = 0 Then Exit Sub

    Dim enumCompare As VbCompareMethod
    Select Case MsgBox("Use dictionary/text comparisons?  Choose No for literal/binary.", vbQuestion + vbYesNoCancel + vbDefaultButton1, strFn)
        Case vbYes
            enumCompare = vbTextCompare
        Case vbNo
            enumCompare = vbBinaryCompare
        Case vbCancel
            Exit Sub
        Case Else
    End Select

    MsgBox "Return = " & FileLinesLike(strPattern, strInFile, strOutFile, intCompare) & " (True means success; False means failure.)", vbInformation, strFn
End Sub

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