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Copies a file.
Public Sub FileCopy( _ ByVal Source As String, _ ByVal Destination As String _ )
- 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|
|ArgumentException||52||Source or Destination is invalid or not specified.|
|IOException||55||File is already open.|
|FileNotFoundException||53||File does not exist.|
If you try to use the FileCopy function on a currently open file, an error occurs.
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.
Dim SourceFile, DestinationFile As String SourceFile = "SRCFILE" ' Define source file name. DestinationFile = "DESTFILE" ' Define target file name. FileCopy(SourceFile, DestinationFile) ' Copy source to target.
Smart Device Developer Notes
This function is not supported.
Assembly: Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Runtime (in MicrosoftVisualBasic.dll)