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How do I denote a wild card set of Characters?

Question asked by Farzad Sidhva on Nov 28, 2016
Latest reply on Nov 28, 2016 by Farzad Sidhva

The following is the beginning of my code

 

 

Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

        Set swModel_1 = swApp.ActiveDoc

        Path = swModel_1.GetPathName

        Debug.Print Path

       

            If Path = "C:\EXAMPLE\000s\MODELS\pro*.SLDASM" Then

 

 

 

This is just a test. I want it to recognize if the filepath of the file I am opening is "C:\EXAMPLE\000s\MODELS\property test.SLDASM" (it works when I remove the asterisk and have the full file path). I am having trouble with the wildcard character though. In most other applications and asterisk is used to denote any set of characters. This is apparently not the case. I did some searching and found that a % is what can be used instead of an asterisk.

2016 SOLIDWORKS API Help - FileName Property (IEdmSearch5)

This did not work either. Any ideas on what the character may be?

 

Thank you for your time and help,

 

Farzad Sidhva

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