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Rename folder with VBA

Posted on 2011-02-14
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I have a folder as follows C:\NewFolder  This is found in Cell A2.
Cell A5 has the path to this folder C:\
I am trying to rename folder 'NewFolder' to 'FolderX'
My code is attached.   I get a File not Found error.
Please tell me what I am doing wrong.  Thanks!

Name (Range("A2").Value As Range("A5").Value & "FolderX"

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Are you sure the path is correct - e.g. it's definitely "NewFolder" and not "New Folder" with a space?
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PS I'm assuming that parenthesis between Name and Range is a typo and isn't actually in your code, since it wouldn't compile otherwise.
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Yes, it was just sloppiness on my part.  The code works fine if it is done properly.
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