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Is there any way I can easily upload files to the Internet using VB6? I can download text and HTL with the Inet control, but I need to be able to upload things too.
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The same way...


Inet1.Execute "Ftp://ftp.myftp.com", _
   "PUT C:\MyDocuments\Send.txt SentDocs\Sent.txt"

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If I have, say, a web account at geocities, is it possible to send a text file there (using ftp.geocities.com)? Geocities requires a user name and password for ftp as each user has their own folder.
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Sure..

Inet1.Execute "ftp://UserName:password@ftp.geocities.com", _
   "PUT C:\MyDocuments\Send.txt SentDocs\Sent.txt"


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Just one more thing... whats the SentDocs\Sent.txt bit. Is that where it is to be sent to?
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C:\MyDocuments\Send.txt - this is the path to the file on your local computer
SentDocs\Sent.txt - this is the destination path on ftp
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Just one more thing... whats the SentDocs\Sent.txt bit. Is that where it is to be sent to?
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Just one more thing... whats the SentDocs\Sent.txt bit. Is that where it is to be sent to?
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If I want it in the 'root' path of my folder, then do I just have Sent.txt without the slash?
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Yes
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Thanks for your help - this worked fine. Is there an easier way of downloading files (GET command?)?
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Yes...

strFile = Inet1.OpenURL(URLlocation)

where URLlocation = "http://www....." or "ftp://....."
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