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Default Text File-Newbie VBA Access

Hello All,

  How does Access VBA read text files? What characters determines the end of record? end of file?
Is there a limit to the size of text files?

Thanks for any help.
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Here is my text processing code (this is the basic functions I'm using)

    Select Case Me.OpenMode
        Case tfOpenReadOnly
            If Me.AutoCreate Then
                Open Me.Path For Binary Access Read As mhFile
                Open Me.Path For Input Access Read As mhFile
            End If
        Case tfOpenReadWrite
            Open Me.Path For Binary Access Read Write As mhFile
        Case tfOpenAppend
            Open Me.Path For Append Access Read Write As mhFile
        Case Else
            ' Bad value of OpenMode, throw an error
            Err.Raise conErrInvalidProcCall
    End Select

    If Me.IsOpen Then
        hFile = Me.Handle
        If Not VBA.EOF(hFile) Then
            Line Input #hFile, mstrCurrentLine
            ReadNext = True
        End If
    End If

    Line Input #hFile, mstrCurrentLine
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