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How can I add "\" to this variable ?

Dim rootpath As String = "C:\TEST\" & txtDirectory.Text & ""

so it would look like

C:\TEST\200402\
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Question by:JRockFL
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rootpath &= "\"   '(which is short-hand for rootpath = rootpath & "\")
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you might want to expand it a bit more to this:

If Not rootpath.Endswith("\") then rootpath &= "\"   (checks to make sure it doesnt already end with \ ... if it doesn't it adds it)
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by:JRockFL
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I also need txtDirectory.Text

Dim rootpath As String = "C:\TEST\" & txtDirectory.Text & ""
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Those lines were meant to appear after that i.e.

Dim rootpath As String = "C:\TEST\" & txtDirectory.Text
If Not rootpath.Endswith("\") then rootpath &= "\"
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