The name of the source file to be copied
The name and location of the file when copied
Copies a file
destination arguments may contain a drive
name and a folder name, but they must always
contain the filename.
You cannot copy a file that is currently open.
If you don’t specify a drive or folder in either the
destination, the file is assumed to be in
the current drive or folder.
Unlike copying a file from one folder to another from outside VB,
when using the FileCopy procedure, it is not
sufficient to simply enter a path for
destination. You must supply a filename,
even if it’s the same as the
source; otherwise, runtime error 75,
“Path/File access error,” results.
FileCopy is a procedure and not a function; there is no return value. You therefore have to assume that, if there are no errors generated from calling the FileCopy procedure, the file has been successfully copied. So be sure to wrap FileCopy in robust error handling.
Be aware that if the
already exists, it will be overwritten without warning.
A number of functions allow you to use the copy operation to rename a file. (Typically, this is done by specifying the same path in the destination as in the source, along with a different filename.) The FileCopy procedure, ...