Copy and move files

All experts,

Trying to think of the best solution to copy files and then move to another folder.

Step by Step Instructions

1. Source folder contains multiple pdf files
2. Create a folder with today’s date in another directory
3. Copy all the PDF files into this new folder
4. Move PDF files into another directory ready for processing
5. The Source is empty

That’s the logic.. What’s the best way to do this
Nick CollinsAsked:
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Bill PrewCommented:
So, do you need a VBA or VBS solution???


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Bill PrewCommented:
Assuming you want a VBS solution, here is a starting point.

Option Explicit

' Define used variables
Dim objFSO, strDateStamp, strFromDir, strToDir

' Specify from and to folder paths (MUST EXIST ALREADY!)
strFromDir = "c:\temp\fromdir"
strToDir = "c:\temp\todir"

' Create file system object
Set objFSO = WScript.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

' Build date stamp in YYYYMMDD format
strDateStamp = Year(Now) & Right("0" & Month(Now), 2) & Right("0" & Day(Now), 2)

' Now create desired folder
objFSO.CreateFolder(strToDir & "\" & strDateStamp)

' Move all PDF files to new folder
objFSO.MoveFile(strFromDir & "\*.pdf", strToDir & "\" & strDateStamp)

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Nick CollinsAuthor Commented:
Thank you - I am getting an error message 'Cannot use parentheses when calling a  sub'
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Bill PrewCommented:
What line?

And how are you running this?


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Nick CollinsAuthor Commented:
It's the last line..  moving the files
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Bill PrewCommented:
Okay, change it to either of these approaches:

objFSO.MoveFile strFromDir & "\*.pdf", strToDir & "\" & strDateStamp

or

Call objFSO.MoveFile(strFromDir & "\*.pdf", strToDir & "\" & strDateStamp)


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