troubleshooting Question

Get and Set a file's shortname?

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Visual Basic Classic.NET ProgrammingMicrosoft Development
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In VB.NET, how can I get and set the shortname (e.g. the 8.3 msdos filename) of a particular file? I'm writing some backup software and it needs to keep track of the shortname and backup/restore that as well, as I need to know both how to get it and how to set it.

I've seen some examples in VB6 but they use a strange notation for delcaring strings that doesn't seem to port well to VB.NET.
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