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Visual Basic for Applications Reference

Visual Studio 6.0

Name Property

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Description

Sets or returns the name of a specified file or folder. Read/write.

Syntax

object.Name [= newname]

The Name property has these parts:

Part Description
object Required. Always the name of a File or Folder object.
newname Optional. If provided, newname is the new name of the specified object.

Remarks

The following code illustrates the use of the Name property:

Sub ShowFileAccessInfo(filespec)
    Dim fs, f, s
    Set fs = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set f = fs.GetFile(filespec)
    s = f.Name & " on Drive " & UCase(f.Drive) & vbCrLf
    s = s & "Created: " & f.DateCreated & vbCrLf
    s = s & "Last Accessed: " & f.DateLastAccessed & vbCrLf
    s = s & "Last Modified: " & f.DateLastModified  
    MsgBox s, 0, "File Access Info"
End Sub
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