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Well the question is:
I have a TListView component on my form that displays directories. I have an OnEdeted event to rename the file. Well when i rename it i get an access violation error after which the file is renamed. I can not get it. Delphi does not show breakepoint, because my mashine hangs up when delphi gets this error:-)
//Code start
var
        dir: string;
begin
        if Item=nil then Exit;
        if Item.Caption=S then Exit;
        dir:=GetCurrentDir;
        if dir[Length(dir)]<>'\' then dir:=dir+'\';
        RenameFile(dir+Item.Caption,dir+s);
        UpdateLocalListing; // updating directory listing
//End code
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Question by:Alexei_A
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by:kevinb062397
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Have you tried using {$I-} around the renamefile()?
...
{$I-}
RenameFile(dir+Item.Caption,dir+s);
{$I+}
if IOResult <> 0 then
Showmessage('File was not renamed.')
else
Showmessage('File was renamed successfully.')
...

This will not fix the code itself but it will help in isolating the error down to which line is causing the problem.

You could put a sleep(500) between the rename and update lines to give the system time to change the name before the redraw.

What does the UpdateLocalListing do other than update the items?



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by:erajoj
ID: 1338549
Can you send in "UpdateLocalListing"?
There should be no problem with the code you sent in.
This is lame, but, have you tried "SysUtils.RenameFile..."
so there's nothing colliding... %-6.

/// John

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mirek071497 earned 50 total points
ID: 1338550
"Alexei A" - This code is OK but you probably have component for file list.When You rename directory Then you must change directory for this file list too !

"kevinb" - RenameFile is function so result give you information if file is renamed or no. IOResult is bad (nothing hapened)
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by:Alexei_A
ID: 1338551
But i found that it was possible to
do it in try ... finally
var
                        dir: string;
                    begin
                         try
                        if Item=nil then Exit;
                        if Item.Caption=S then Exit;
                        dir:=GetCurrentDir;
                        if dir[Length(dir)]<>'\' then dir:=dir+'\';
                        RenameFile(dir+Item.Caption,dir+s);
                         finally
                        UpdateLocalListing; // updating directory
listing
end;
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