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Posted on 2009-07-06
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I have some VB6 code that copies files over the network.
I want to use this to copy SQL backup files which are in this format: - Database_backup_200906301200.bak
Does anyone know of a simple solution that allows me to copy all the items in a folder to another and then move the copied files so they are not re-copied next time the program is run?
Option Explicit

Dim NetFile As String

Dim HDFile As String
 
 

Sub main(HDFile As String, NetFile As String)
 

    On Error GoTo Errtrap

    FileCopy NetFile, HDFile

    

    Exit Sub

Errtrap:

    Select Case Err

        Case 91 ' not set

        Resume Next

        Case 53 ' file not found

        Resume Next
 

    Case Else

        MsgBox Err & "  " & Err.Description
 

        End

        Exit Sub

    End Select

End Sub
 

Private Sub Form_Load()
 

    NetFile = "\\files\users\andy\temp\Test.bak"

    HDFile = "c:\temp\test.bak"

    

    main HDFile, NetFile

    End

    

End Sub

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Question by:HKFuey
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by:peetm
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by:HKFuey
ID: 24784238
I have already looked at that here: -
http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10878_11-1050078.html (posted by Angelll)
If I put this in my code 'Dim fso As New FileSystemObject' I get an error 'User Type not defined'
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by:HKFuey
ID: 24784316
OK got a bit further, I added the reference Microsoft Scripting Runtime
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by:HKFuey
ID: 24784372
I can get the FilesystemObject to work, does anyone know the syntax to copy/move all the files in a folder?
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by:HKFuey
ID: 24784490
OK I've done it, code below

Option Explicit

Dim MovFile

Dim NetFile As String

Dim HDFile As String
 
 
 

Sub main(HDFile As String, NetFile As String)

Dim fso As New FileSystemObject
 

    On Error GoTo Errtrap
 

    fso.CopyFile NetFile, HDFile

    fso.MoveFile NetFile, MovFile

    

    Exit Sub

Errtrap:

    Select Case Err

        Case 91 ' not set

        Resume Next

        Case 53 ' file not found

        Resume Next
 

    Case Else

        MsgBox Err & "  " & Err.Description
 

        End

        Exit Sub

    End Select

End Sub
 

Private Sub Form_Load()
 

    NetFile = "\\files\users\andy\temp\*.*"

    HDFile = "c:\temp2\"

    MovFile = "\\files\users\andy\temp\Mov\"

    

    main HDFile, NetFile

    End

    

End Sub

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De_Wim99 earned 500 total points
ID: 24785013
not tested, but this should do the trick:
Option Explicit
 

Sub main(HDFile As String, NetFile As String, MovFile As String)

Dim fs As Scripting.FileSystemObject

Dim scrFolder As Scripting.Folder

Dim scrFile As Scripting.File

Set fs = New Scripting.FileSystemObject

Set scrFolder = fs.GetFolder(HDFile)

 

    On Error GoTo Errtrap

 

For Each scrFile In scrFolder.Files

     fs.CopyFile NetFile, HDFile & scrFile.Name

     fs.MoveFile NetFile, MovFile & scrFile.Name

Next
 

Set fs = Nothing

Set scrFolder = Nothing

Set scrFile = Nothing

    

    Exit Sub

Errtrap:

    Select Case Err

        Case 91 ' not set

        Resume Next

        Case 53 ' file not found

        Resume Next

 

    Case Else

        MsgBox Err & "  " & Err.Description

        Set fs = Nothing

        Set scrFolder = Nothing

        Set scrFile = Nothing

        End

        Exit Sub

    End Select

End Sub

 

Private Sub Form_Load()

    Dim MovFile As String

    Dim NetFile As String

    Dim HDFile As String

    

    NetFile = "\\files\users\andy\temp\"

    HDFile = "c:\temp2\"

    MovFile = "\\files\users\andy\temp\Mov\"

    

    main HDFile, NetFile, MovFile

    End

    

End Sub

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by:HKFuey
ID: 31600099
Thanks for the help!
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