CopyFile Method

Application.CopyFile Method

Office 2007
Copies a file from a specified location into a Microsoft Outlook store.


expression.CopyFile(FilePath, DestFolderPath)

expression   A variable that represents an Application object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
FilePathRequiredStringThe path name of the object you want to copy.
DestFolderPathRequiredStringThe location you want to copy the file to.

Return Value
An Object value that represents the copied file.


The following Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example creates a Microsoft Excel worksheet called 'MyExcelDoc.xlsx' and then copies it from the user's hard drive to the user's Inbox.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub CopyFileSample()
    Dim strPath As String
    Dim ExcelApp As Object
    Dim ExcelSheet As Object
    Dim doc As Object
    Set ExcelApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
    strPath = ExcelApp.DefaultFilePath & "\MyExcelDoc.xlsx"
    Set ExcelSheet = ExcelApp.Workbooks.Add
    ExcelSheet.ActiveSheet.cells(1, 1).Value = 10
    ExcelSheet.SaveAs strPath
    Set ExcelApp = Nothing
    Set doc = Application.CopyFile(strPath, "Inbox")
End Sub

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