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Copies a file.
Thegives you greater productivity and performance in file I/O operations than FileCopy. See for more information.
Required. String expression that specifies the name of the file to be copied. Source may include the directory or folder, and drive, of the source file.
Required. String expression that specifies the target file name. Destination may include the directory or folder, and drive, of the destination file.
|Exception type||Error number||Condition|
Source or Destination is invalid or not specified.
File is already open.
File does not exist.
See the "Error number" column if you are upgrading Visual Basic 6.0 applications that use unstructured error handling. (You can compare the error number against the.) However, when possible, you should consider replacing such error control with .
This example uses the FileCopy function to copy one file to another. For purposes of this example, assume that SrcFile is a file containing some data.
Assembly: Visual Basic Runtime Library (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)