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Windows API Guide: CopyFile Function Platforms: Win 32s, Win 95/98, Win NT CopyFile copies a file from one location to another, just like copying a file in Windows Explorer or in some other way. Depending on the value for bFailIfExists, it will either overwrite the target file if it already exists, or will fail. The function retuns 1 if successful, or 0 if an error occured. lpExistingFileNameThe source file; i.e., the file to copy from. lpNewFileNameThe target file; i.e., the new file to create that will be the copy. bFailIfExistsIf 0, the function will overwrite lpNewFileName if it already exists. If non-zero, the function will instead fail.

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'Example:
' Copy the file C:MyStufftemp.txt to C:Junkbuffer.txt.
' Do not overwrite C:Junkbuffer.txt if it already exists.
Dim retval As Long ' return value
' copy the file
retval = CopyFile("C:MyStufftemp.txt", "C:Junkbuffer.txt", 1)
If retval = 0 Then ' failure
Debug.Print "Copy failed -- C:Junkbuffer.txt already exists.
Else ' success
Debug.Print "Copy succeeded."
End If;


Subject: Missing Declaration
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Comment By: Felix on 02nd of September 2005 10:49 PM

Option Explicit
Private Declare Function CopyFile Lib "kernel32" _
Alias "CopyFileA" (ByVal lpExistingFileName As String, _
ByVal lpNewFileName As String, ByVal bFailIfExists As Boolean) As Long


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