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how can I copy file in C# or VB.NET and catch the progress of the operation ??

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Hi
In C# or VB.NET I can use this command to copy files

System.IO.File.Copy("SourceFile", "DestFile");

But this command only useful if I have small files

But if I have large file 600MB it’s so important to catch the progress of the operation

My question is : how can I copy file in C# and catch the progress of the operation ??

Thanks with my best regarding

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by:Mike Tomlinson
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What version VB.Net?
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by:Fraas
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I use .net 2.0
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by:Fahad Mukhtar
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See the My.Computer.FileSystem.CopyFile Method ,,,specifically the showUI Parameter which shows the current progress for u
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by:Fraas
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ohh ... this will show the system Dialog .. I need to create my onw Dialog + Progress

thanks all
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Fahad Mukhtar earned 2000 total points
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You have to do it yourself then...
see the link
http://www.thescripts.com/forum/thread516498.html
start looking from the 4th comment
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by:Fraas
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hi

I know about this concept from the first time but I say to myself maybe there’s a direct way by using the new .net 2.0 functions

But because you give me the same concept .. no way I will start use it :) like before



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by:Fahad Mukhtar
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My.Computer.FileSystem.CopyFile is new in .net2.0 .. but unfortunately there is no readymade method for the thing that you want.. as far as i know
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