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Send file to server

VB.NET 2003 / WinAPP

I have implemented an OpenFileDialog so that the user can choose a file.  Files that will be choose are .DOC and .JPG and maybe a few other image file formats.

Anyhow, after they choose the file, the FULL LOCAL path gets dumped into a textbox.  How with the push of a button, send the local file, to a location on the fileserver?
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chrisryhal
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chrisryhalAuthor Commented:
BTW, this is all done via a mapped drive, or could use UNC if need be
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coopzzCommented:
by using

system.IO.File.Copy( sSource, sDest )

dont forget permissions
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chrisryhalAuthor Commented:
Ok, that worked out fine.  One quick thing though, if I want to rename the file with the code, how can I do so?  So, lets say the file is "Document1.doc" and for archiving purposes I need to rename it to a number.  Lets say "11122.doc"  is there a way to perform that action after the file has been copied, or declare it as that BEFORE its copied?

Either way, thanks for the help
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coopzzCommented:
Yer just declare it as your copying it.

ie.
dim sSource as string = "c:\temp.doc"
dim sDest as string = "\\server\share\nuttyTemp.doc"   ' can be what ever you like.

system.io.file.copy( sSource, sDest )

if you want the originaly file name heres a function to get it.
    Public Function GetFileName(ByVal File As String, Optional ByVal WithExtension As Boolean = True) As String
        Dim lPos As Integer

        lPos = InStrRev(File, "\")
        If (lPos > 0) Then
            GetFileName = Mid(File, lPos + 1)
        Else
            GetFileName = File
        End If

        If (WithExtension = False) Then
            GetFileName = Replace(GetFileName, "." & GetExtension(GetFileName), "")
        End If

    End Function

Cheers CoopzZ
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