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Drag & Drop-Folder details!

When a user drags a folder icon from an explorer/my computer window to a particular control in the application, how can we get the list of files in that particular folder, and how can we get other details about that folder, like creation date, etc.?
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shankarkrupa
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glass_cookieCommented:
Hi!

Here's a file for you over hte net:

Download...
http://www.vb-helper.com/HowTo/oledrop.zip
Description: Process files dragged onto a form (2K)

Download...
http://www.vb-helper.com/HowTo/filetime.zip
Description: Get a file's creation, last access, and last write times (4K)

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http://www.vb-helper.com/HowTo/filetim2.zip
Description: Get a file's creation, last access, and last write times a second way (2K)

To check the file creation date/time, you could also use the FileDateTime(filepath) function to retrieve the data.

That's it!

glass cookie : )
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glass_cookieCommented:
Hope these helps you  : )
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shankarkrupaAuthor Commented:
I will first check on those today and will tell you tomorrow.  Thanks.

S Krupa Shankar
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shankarkrupaAuthor Commented:
Sorry for this late reply, but only now I could check the link, becuase of my internet access problems.  

Thank you very much, it shed a good light for me.

Thank you so much.
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