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Using the fso filesystem commands how can I make the focus return to the newly created folder

Posted on 2006-04-23
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Hi

I have a form that open a form asking for a name for a new folder. ONce the name is entered a new folder is created in the location selected from the previos form. I use the following

Dim folder As String
Dim location As String
Dim fso As New FileSystemObject
folder = frmnewfolder1.txtfolder.text
location = frmfootwearloc.dircontrol4
On Error GoTo ref:

If Len(txtfolder.text) <= 0 Then
    MsgBox text(1053), vbExclamation
    txtfolder.SetFocus
     Exit Sub
     Else
     
fso.CreateFolder location & "\" & folder

frmfootwearloc.dircontrol4.Refresh
frmfootwearloc.dircontrol4.SetFocus

Unload Me

End If

This works and creates a new folder, but the focus in the previous form remains in the box refreshed but it does not highligh the newly created folder. I also need the text box in this form to update with the new file path. Any help appreciated.
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Question by:eneate
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may be just

frmfootwearloc.dircontrol4.Path = location & "\" & folder
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by:eneate
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That works great. Thanks
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