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Hi,

How can I send a file to a 'folderA' if its file name is 'file1', otherwise I send it to 'folderB' if its name is 'file2' ?

Thanks for your help
chspitAsked:
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Timbo87Connect With a Mentor Commented:
You could do something like this:

Imports System.IO

Dim fileName As String = "c:\file1.txt"
'Dim fileName As String = "c:\file2.txt"

If fileName = "c:\file1.txt" Then
  File.Move(fileName, "c:\folderA\file1.txt")
Else
  File.Move(fileName, "c:\folderB\file1.txt")
End If

You can comment the first fileName and uncomment the second fileName if you want to test it. These files and folders need to exist or the program will throw an exception.
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ptakjaCommented:
Could you be more specific?  How do determine the filename?
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Bob LearnedCommented:
ASP.NET or Windows Form?

Bob
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chspitAuthor Commented:
i have a FileSystemWatcher that watches a folder. If a file arrives at this specific folder i want the FileSystemWatcher to react by sending the arrived file to 'FolderA' if the file name is 'file1', or send the file to 'FolderB' if file name is 'file2', otherwise the file is deleted.

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Bob LearnedCommented:
Dog pile on the easy question!!!!! :)

Bob
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Bob LearnedCommented:
Something simple like this might help:

   Public Sub TransferFile(ByVal strFileName As String)

      Const FolderA As String = "Folder A"
      Const FolderB As String = "Folder B"

      If strFileName = "file1" Then
         System.IO.File.Copy(strFileName, FolderA)
      ElseIf strFileName = "file2" Then
         System.IO.File.Copy(strFileName, FolderB)
      Else
         System.IO.File.Delete(strFileName)
      End If

   End Sub

Bob
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Bob LearnedCommented:
Slip sliding away.........

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