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batch file commands

  I would like to perform some old dos batch file type commands like MAKE DIRECTORY and COPY FILES. How can this be done using VB4 16 bit?
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ralphy
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deightonCommented:
In these two cases use VB ie

MkDir and FileCopy

Also You could make a .bat on the file with

open "temp.bat" for output as #1
print #1,"mkdir MYDIR"
close 1

shell "temp.bat"
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ralphyAuthor Commented:
I don't quite understand your answer. How do I use VB and Mkdir & Filecopy. Are those functions? Are they part of the Common Dialog? I would rather stay within VB rather than shelling to a Batch file.
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deightonCommented:
They are functions you can use within the VB 16 bit language.  Here's a quick example

MkDir "a:\test"
FileCopy "c:\autoexec.bat", "a:\test\example.txt"


Have you got the VB help files?  They should be in your help/manuals.
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