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How to upload an image file from my computer to my server using Visual Basic 6?

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Hi guys,

I'm developing an app in vb6 that will contain Contacts but also the pictures of the persons, so i' thinking to create a folder on the network to contains all the pics, so my mySQL database won't contains them.

I already show the picture of the person on the form and i have a text box containing the path of the file, What I need now is to save, upload or copy the picture on the network folder.

This is the code to show the pic:

Private Sub cmdFoto_Click()
    CommonDialog1.ShowOpen
    txtBuscaFoto.Text = CommonDialog1.FileName
    Image1.Picture = LoadPicture(txtBuscaFoto.Text)
End Sub


Please any help!!!

Thank you guys.
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Question by:elm9999
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Try either of these methods:
FileSystemObject.CopyFile "c:\PeopleImages\first_last.jpg", "\\server\sharename\"

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Set oFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
 oFSO.GetFile("c:\PeopleImages\first_last.jpg").Copy "\\server\sharename\", True

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by:Robberbaron (robr)
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have you explored saving the image as a blob in MySQL ? would make moving your app at a later date much easier and keep all the data together.
complete with Vb.net example that could be converted to VB6....
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/connector-net-programming-blob.html


http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?20,17671,27914


Tip: To be able to insert images that are bigger than 1MB you have to increase the max_allowed_packed option in the server configuration file. You can change that in the Startup Variables section in the MySQL Administrator on the Networking page.
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by:elm9999
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Thank you so much guys,

I think the best way to save the pics in on the server, Thank you Rob.
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by:elm9999
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Thnak you so much element, it works great!!!
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by:Element1910
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You're welcome! :) Glad I could help!
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