In Microsoft Word, the Visual Basic for Applications FileCopy commandallows a specified file to be copied to another directory location.
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The following macro copies the file "My Document.Doc" from "C:\My Documents" to the folder "C:\:Backup"
This example provides an error trap which alerts you when you need to takecorrective steps to complete the operation.
Sub FileCopyExample() Dim sSourcePath As String Dim sTargetPath As String ' Change these paths to your Source and Target paths. sSourcePath = "D:\My Documents\My Document.Doc" sTargetPath = "C:\Backup\My Document.Doc" On Error Resume Next ' Copy the file. FileCopy sSourcePath, sTargetPath If Err > 0 Then MsgBox Err.Description End Sub
NOTE: If you try to use the FileCopy statement on a file that is currentlyopen, you receive a "Permission Denied" error.
Unlike the Wordbasic CopyFile command, if a file of the same name alreadyexists in the target directory, Word will not display a message asking ifyou want to replace the existing file.
For more information about the FileCopy Statement, from the Visual BasicEditor, click the Office Assistant, type "FileCopy," click Search, and thenclick to view "FileCopy Statement."
NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on theStandard toolbar. If the Assistant is not able to answer your query, pleasesee the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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