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File Overwrite in Access VB

Posted on 2010-11-20
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I am renaming a string to move it from one directory to another, but i would like to also overwrite a file that may already exist - how can i check if it exists before i do the rename and overwrite if necessary without warnings?

Name "c:\Users\Alan\Documents\" & strFileName As "f:\Quality Systems\Change Control\Associated Documents\" & strFileName
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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'delete the destination file if exists with this code

if dir("f:\Quality Systems\Change Control\Associated Documents\" & strFileName)<>"" then
   kill "f:\Quality Systems\Change Control\Associated Documents\" & strFileName
end if

Name "c:\Users\Alan\Documents\" & strFileName As "f:\Quality Systems\Change Control\Associated Documents\" & strFileName
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