Routine Archive

Description:Find the temporary file path used by Windows.

' Written by Mark D'Elton, Australia(

Option Explicit

Private Declare Function GetTempPath Lib "kernel32" Alias "GetTempPathA" _
                (ByVal nBufferLength As Long, _
                ByVal lpBuffer As String) As Long
Public Function GetTempDir() As String
    Dim sBuffer As String
    Dim lRetVal As Long

    sBuffer = String(255, vbNullChar)

    lRetVal = GetTempPath(Len(sBuffer), sBuffer)

    If lRetVal Then
        GetTempDir = Left$(sBuffer, lRetVal)
    End If
End Function

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