Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Accessing detailed file information provided by the Operating System

Have you ever wanted to find out generic properties about a file, such as the duration length of an MP3 file, or the date a JPEG picture file was taken on a digital camera?

Windows Explorer shows us this sort of information, so surely we can tap into this facility to programmatically access these properties?

Read on to find out how to do this in VBA.

Requires at least Windows Vista or newer.

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