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Hi,

can you help me to adjust my VB script? I need to search the script that exists in the %TEMP% file test.log, and if so, read the contents (this is always one digit), and added that the current file name in parentheses.
Finally, the script must delete the text file test.log.
In the event that no file test.log in the temp directory is not, the script work as now.

Thanks in advance for your great help.

TM
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
strDesktop = objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%USERPROFILE%") & "\Desktop"
strUserName = objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%USERNAME%")
strDestination = "\\S1\tests\2011 A\"
arrExtensions = Array(".pp", "doc", "xls")

If Right(strDesktop, 1) <> "\" Then strDesktop = strDesktop & "\"
If Right(strDestination, 1) <> "\" Then strDestination = strDestination & "\"
For Each objFile In objFSO.GetFolder(strDesktop).Files
	boolCopy = False
	For Each strExt In arrExtensions
		If LCase(Left(Mid(objFile.Name, InStrRev(objFile.Name, ".")), Len(strExt))) = LCase(strExt) Then boolCopy = True
	Next
	If boolCopy = True Then
      strNewName = strUserName & "_" & objFile.Name
      If objFSO.FileExists(strDestination & strNewName) = True Then objFSO.DeleteFile strDestination & strNewName, True
      objFSO.CopyFile objFile.Path, strDesktop & strNewName, True
      objFSO.MoveFile objFile.Path, strDestination & strNewName
   End If
Next
MsgBox "Your files have been copied to " & strDestination

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by:prashanthd
ID: 35165622
Still not clear with the requirements,

What is location of temp file?
What do you mean by add that the current file name in parentheses?

It would be good if you can give an example
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by:Thomas_Meyer
ID: 35165934
Okay, I'll try to explain it further:

In the System folder "%Temp%" I have a text file test.log.
At this moment, my script works by renaming an existing file on your desktop user name (system variable "%USERNAME%") and I need to make the newly renamed file added more digits of the test.log file (if file exists).
The result might look like this:
The script renames the file on your desktop: Thomas.Meyer(2). pptx
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by:prashanthd
ID: 35175075
Try the following...

regards
Prashanth
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
strDesktop = objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%USERPROFILE%") & "\Desktop\test"
strUserName = objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%USERNAME%")
strtempfile=objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%temp%")&"\test.log"
strDestination = "\\S1\tests\2011 A\"
arrExtensions = Array(".pp", "doc", "xls")

tempnum=""
If objfso.FileExists(strtempfile) Then
    Set tempfile=objfso.OpenTextFile(strtempfile,1)
    tempnum=Trim(tempfile.ReadLine)
    tempfile.close
    strNewName = strUserName & "_" & Replace(objFile.Name,".","("&tempnum&").")
End If

If Right(strDesktop, 1) <> "\" Then strDesktop = strDesktop & "\"
If Right(strDestination, 1) <> "\" Then strDestination = strDestination & "\"
For Each objFile In objFSO.GetFolder(strDesktop).Files
    boolCopy = False
    For Each strExt In arrExtensions
        If LCase(Left(Mid(objFile.Name, InStrRev(objFile.Name, ".")), Len(strExt))) = LCase(strExt) Then 
            boolCopy = True
        End If
    Next
    If boolCopy = True Then
        
        If Len(tempnum)>0 Then
            Set tempfile=objfso.OpenTextFile(strtempfile,1)
            tempnum=Trim(tempfile.ReadLine)
            strNewName = strUserName & "_" & Replace(objFile.Name,".","("&tempnum&").")
        Else
            strNewName = strUserName & "_" & objFile.Name
        End If
        If objFSO.FileExists(strDestination & strNewName) = True Then 
            objFSO.DeleteFile strDestination & strNewName, True
            objFSO.CopyFile objFile.Path, strDesktop & strNewName, True
            objFSO.MoveFile objFile.Path, strDestination & strNewName
        End If
    End If
Next
MsgBox "Your files have been copied to " & strDestination

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by:Thomas_Meyer
ID: 35175260
Hi,
I wrote a script error in that line (see below) and error: Object required: 'objFile'

strNewName = strUserName & "_" & Replace(objFile.Name,".","("&TempNum&").")

Regards,
TM
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prashanthd earned 2000 total points
ID: 35175311
Delete line no 14 and try

regards
Prashanth
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by:Thomas_Meyer
ID: 35175380
It helped that it works as it should!
I give thanks and evaluation.
Regards
TM
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