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Check for existing Directories/Folders

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Submitted on: 1/2/2015 7:20:00 PM
By: Anonymous (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 10 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     Check if that directory exists before running the risk of an error and/or data loss. One of the few that really works. No API, no function calls. Existence check and logic included. Incredibly simple.
 
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' Name: Check for existing Directories/Folders
' Description:Check if that directory exists before running the risk of an error and/or data loss. One of the few that really works. No API, no function calls. Existence check and logic included. Incredibly simple.
' By: Anonymous (from psc cd)
'
' Side Effects:None known
'**************************************

'By Jim Sivage 
'
'ISO Global
'http://www.isoglobal.com
'
'
'Make f$ equal to folder you're testing.
'
f$ = "C:\WINDOWS"
dirFolder = Dir(f$, vbDirectory)
If dirFolder <> "" Then
 strmsg = MsgBox("This folder already exists.", vbCritical):goto optout
End If
'directory exists action here
optout:


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