Topic "Download Newest File with VBA"

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Joined: 2016-08-31
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I'm able to download a specific file using the script below as described on this site:
Dim mySession As New Session

On Error Resume Next

Dim mySessionOptions As New SessionOptions
With mySessionOptions
.Protocol = Protocol_Ftp
.HostName = ""
.UserName = “MyName”
.Password = “MyPassword”
End With

mySession.Open mySessionOptions

Dim directoryInfo As RemoteDirectoryInfo
Set directoryInfo = mySession.ListDirectory("/MyDir/")

'Get Latest File

Dim myTransferOptions As New TransferOptions
myTransferOptions.TransferMode = TransferMode_Binary

Dim transferResult As TransferOperationResult
Set transferResult = mySession.GetFiles(“/MyDir/MyFile.csv", “C:\Temp\”, False, myTransferOptions)


Dim transfer As TransferEventArgs
For Each transfer In transferResult.Transfers
MsgBox "Download of " & transfer.FileName & " succeeded"


Unfortunately the script example provided for obtaining the latest file is written in C#
// Get list of files in the directory
RemoteDirectoryInfo directoryInfo = session.ListDirectory(remotePath);

// Select the most recent file
RemoteFileInfo latest =
Where(file => !file.IsDirectory)
.OrderByDescending(file => file.LastWriteTime)

I understand how to set the directoryinfo parameter, but does anyone have a VBA example of the query/properties/methods used to identify the most recent file?

Thank you.
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In VBA, you have to iterate the directoryInfo.Files using For Each loop to find the latest one.

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