Advanced Files & Folders


The basic VB functions that allow you to perform file and folder functions are pretty useless. You can't send a file to the recycle bin, you can move a folder, you can't do a lot of things. Windows API allows use to easily perform all of these functions, and automatically displays a dialog box like in explorer showing that the file is being copied. This is what we will be covering in this article.

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James first started this website when learning Visual Basic back in 1999 whilst studying his GCSEs. The site grew steadily over the years while being run as a hobby - to a regular monthly audien...

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