The path of the directory to set as the new default directory
Changes the current working (default) directory.
path can be an absolute or relative
Changing the default directory does not change the default drive; it only changes a particular drive’s default directory.
ChDir("c:\program files\my folder\") ChDir("..") 'c:\program files is now the default directory.
The single dot (
".") represents the current
directory and the double dot (
"..") represents the
parent of the current directory. If the root directory is the current
directory, the statement:
does not change the current directory and does not produce a syntax error.
path is not found, or a
FileNotFoundExeception exception, 76, “Path not
found,” is generated. However, if
path refers to another machine on the
network, error 75, “Path/File access
error,” is generated.
Although you can use a network path such as \\NTSERV1\d$\TestDir\ to change the current directory on the network admin share \\NTSERV1\d$, you can’t access this drive using ChDrive without having the drive mapped to a drive letter, which makes using network paths with ChDir a little pointless!
Use CurDir to determine the current directory for a particular drive.
In VB.NET, ChDir is implemented as a procedure (a method of the FileSystem class). In VB 6, it ...