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Posted on 2003-10-29
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All I want To Do is move  a file from location Text1.Text to location of Text2.Text from a Command Button thanx in advance!!!
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Question by:mattewjones
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by:ampapa
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Do you mean move the text from text1 to text2?
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by:Ryan Chong
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Try:

Name Replace$(Text1 & "\" & fileArr(i), "\\", "\") As Replace$(Text2 & "\" & newname, "\\", "\")
           
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Ryan Chong earned 50 total points
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oops, should be simplified to:

Name Replace$(Text1, "\\", "\") As Replace$(Text2, "\\", "\")

of course, add the validation if necessary.
           
cheers
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by:mattewjones
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spot on thanx!!!
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by:dbrckovi
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This is how i understood your question.

In VB, under Project, select references. Click 'Browse' and find a file scrrun.dll  (Should be in ...\System32 directory)
Click Open and OK.   Then use this code in you button.

For copiing:
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Private Sub Command1_Click()

    Dim fso As New FileSystemObject
    fso.CopyFile Text1.Text, Text2.Text

End Sub


For moving:
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Private Sub Command1_Click()

    Dim fso As New FileSystemObject
    fso.MoveFile Text1.Text, Text2.Text

End Sub

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