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return message if drive is full when saving a file

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Hi experts
I would like to find if there is enough availible space on a hard drive before saving a file.
Need to use app.path to get drive letter.
Using vb6
Thank you
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Question by:isnoend2001
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Take a look at the following code that displays available space on all drives:
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=1358


Then to get your current drive from app.path you could do:

Dim myDrive As String
myDrive = Left(App.Path, InStr(App.Path, "\"))
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by:isnoend2001
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Thanks BrianGEFF719
I get a overflow message with that program. I don't think it works with large drives
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Hi BrianGEFF719
I am giving you the points because i did not mention it had to work on huge drives
i found the answer here:
http://www.xtremecomp.com/tips/xttip10.htm
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