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creating folder issue

Posted on 2008-06-26
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I am getting following message

Could not complete operation on some files and directories. See the Data property of the exception for more details

On this line of VB code

check code attached!
My.Computer.FileSystem.CopyDirectory(Application.StartupPath + "\folder\", "" & Me.FolderBrowserDialog1.SelectedPath.ToString + "\folder1\test\" & "")

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Question by:CalmSoul
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by:Dhaest
ID: 21881254
Can you give us more information about the error ?

Try
  My.Computer.FileSystem.CopyDirectory(Application.StartupPath + "\folder\", "" & Me.FolderBrowserDialog1.SelectedPath.ToString + "\folder1\test\" & "")
catch ex as exception
  messagebox.show ex.tostring()
end try
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by:jpaulino
ID: 21882414
Do you have files in use (open) ?
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by:CalmSoul
ID: 21883432
here is detailed error
error-1.jpg
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jpaulino earned 500 total points
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Try this way:
Dim str As String = Me.FolderBrowserDialog1.SelectedPath.ToString + "\folder1\test\"
My.Computer.FileSystem.CopyDirectory(Application.StartupPath + "\folder\", str)

Also check if the destination path exists using If IO.Directory.Exists(str) then ...
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