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How do you change the name of a given file through VB?
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Question by:zbrusko
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sonus earned 200 total points
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Use "Name".  Syntax is

Name [oldpathname] As [newpathname]

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by:Erick37
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Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Dim sOldFile As String
    Dim sNewFile As String
    sOldFile = "c:\test.log"
    sNewFile = "c:\test2.log"
    On Error GoTo FILEERR
    Name sOldFile As sNewFile
    Exit Sub
FILEERR:
    MsgBox Err.Description & vbCrLf & sOldFile, vbCritical, "ERROR " & CStr(Err.Number)
End Sub
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