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Folder creation date without shelling to DOS

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I would like to determine the date of creation of a folder without SHELLing to DOS or other applications.  Please help
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You can use the builtin FileDateTime function to get a directory's creation date if you add "\." to the directory name, e.g.

FileDateTime("c:\temp\.")

Hope this solves your problem, good luck!
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Thanx a lot.  That's exactly what I was looking for.  I was using FileDateTime to get the date on files but couldn't get date for folders.  Again, thanx.
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I meant didn't know how to use FileDateTime to get date for folders.
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