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I acutally used a reference from this site but I wanted to make sure and I honesly can't test it right now, Please let me know for an easy 50 pts. Thanks!


Public compiledpxp As String = "c:\cytodata\compiledpxp"
 Public save As String = "c:\cyotodata\save\originalpxp"




   If Not Len(Dir$(compiledpxp, vbDirectory)) > 0 Then
            Len(CObj((Dir$(compiledpxp, vbDirectory))).Createdirectory(compiledpxp))
        ElseIf Len(Dir$(save, vbDirectory)) > 0 Then
            Len(CObj((Dir$(save, vbDirectory))).Createdirectory(compiledpxp))
        End If
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Question by:croag
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by:croag
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I should say - Will that little sniplet check if the given directories exsists, and if not, create them? If not, can you let me know where I'm going wrong? Thank you so much!
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by:flavo
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It looks like Vb 6.0 to me

heres a .Net version that does the same thing

    Dim finfo As New System.IO.FileInfo("C:\temp\mydocuments\mfile.exe")
        Dim dir As System.IO.DirectoryInfo = finfo.Directory
        If Not dir.Exists Then
            dir.Create()
            MessageBox.Show("Directory created")
        Else
            MessageBox.Show("Directory exists")
        End If
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Dim DirInfo As New DirectoryInfo("C:\Temp")
If DirInfo.Exists Then    'Directory Exists
     'You are good to go...
Else
      DirInfo.CreateSubdirectory("C:\Temp")
End If
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by:croag
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but there are no syntactical errors in the actual code.....how could this be?
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by:flavo
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>> syntactical errors

Thats not the be all and end all.  There can be other reasons that will cause it not to work.  How did the code go that I posted
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