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Section A.9. File System Objects

A 9 File System Objects

A.9.1 Drive Object

AvailableSpace Property

Returns a number representing the available space on the drive in bytes

DriveLetter Property

Returns a string containing the drive letter

DriveType Property

Returns a DriveTypeConst specifying the type of drive

FileSystem Property

Returns a string containing an abbreviation for the filesystem type (i.e., FAT)

FreeSpace Property

Returns the free space on the drive in bytes

IsReady Property

Returns True if the specified drive is ready

Path Property

Returns a string containing the full path of the drive

RootFolder Property

Returns a Folder object representing the root of the drive

SerialNumber Property

Returns a Long containing the serial number of the disk

ShareName Property

Returns a String containing the share name, if any

TotalSize Property

Returns a variant containing the total size of the disk in bytes

VolumeName Property

Returns a string containing the name of the current volume

A.9.2 Drives Collection Object

Count Property

Returns the number of Drive objects in the collection

Item Property

Returns the Drive object associated with the given key (the drive name)

A.9.3 File Object

Attributes Property

Returns a FileAttributes constant

Copy Method

Copies this file to another location

DateCreated Property

Returns the date the file was created

DateLastAccessed Property

Returns the date the file was last accessed

DateLastModified Property

Returns the date the file was last modified

Delete Method

Removes this file

Drive Property

Returns a Drive object representing the drive on which this file is located

Move Method

Moves this file to another location

Name Property

Returns the name of this file

OpenAsTextStream

Opens this file for text manipulation and returns the open file as a TextStream object

ParentFolder Property

Returns a Folder object representing the folder in which this file is contained

Path Property

Returns a string containing the full path of this file

ShortName Property

Returns a string containing the short name of this file

ShortPath Property

Returns a string containing the short path of this file

Size Property

Returns a Variant specifying the size of this file

Type Property

Returns a string detailing the type of this file

A.9.4 Files Collection Object

Count Property

Returns the number of Folder objects in the collection

Item Property

Returns the File object associated with the specified key

A.9.5 FileSystemObject Object

BuildPath Function

Returns a string containing the full path

CopyFile Method

Copies a file

CopyFolder Method

Copies a folder and its contents

CreateFolder Function

Returns a Folder object for the newly created folder

CreateTextFile Function

Returns a TextStream object for the newly created text file

DeleteFile Method

Removes a file from disk

DeleteFolder Method

Removes the folder and its contents from disk

DriveExists Function

Returns True if the specified drive is found

Drives Property

Returns a Drive object

FileExists Function

Returns True if the specified file is found

FolderExists Function

Returns True if the specified folder is found

GetAbsolutePathName Function

Returns the canonical representation of the path

GetBaseName Function

Returns the base name from a path

GetDrive Function

Returns a Drive object for the specified drive

GetDriveName Function

Returns a string representing the name of a drive

GetExtensionName Function

Returns a string containing the extension from a given path

GetFile Function

Returns a File object

GetFileName Function

Returns a string containing the name of a file from a given path

GetFileVersion Function

Returns a string containing the version of a file

GetFolder Function

Returns a Folder object

GetParentFolderName Function

Returns the name of the folder immediately above the folder in a given path

GetSpecialFolder Function

Returns a folder object representing one of the special Windows folders

GetStandardStream

Returns a TextStream object representing the standard input, standard output, or standard error stream

GetTempName Function

Returns a string containing a valid windows temporary filename

MoveFile Method

Moves a file from one location to another

MoveFolder Method

Moves a folder and all its contents from one location to another

OpenTextFile Function

Returns a TextStream object of the opened file

A.9.6 Folder Object

Attributes Property

Returns a FileAttributes constant value

Copy Method

Copies this folder and its contents to another location

CreateTextFile Function

Returns a TextStream object for the newly created text file

DateCreated Property

Returns the date the folder was created

DateLastAccessed Property

Returns the date the folder was last accessed

DateLastModified Property

Returns the date the folder was last modified

Delete Method

Removes the folder and all its contents

Drive Property

Returns a Drive object representing the drive on which the folder is located

Files Property

Returns a Files collection object representing the files in the folder

IsRootFolder Property

Returns True if the folder is the root of the drive

Move Method

Moves the folder and its contents to another location

Name Property

Returns the name of the folder

ParentFolder Property

Returns a Folder object representing the next folder up in hierarchy

Path Property

Returns a string containing the full path of the folder

ShortName Property

Returns a string containing the short name of the folder

ShortPath Property

Returns a string containing the short path of the folder

Size Property

Returns a Variant specifying the total size of all files and all subfolders contained in the folder

SubFolders Property

Returns a Folders collection object representing the subfolders contained in the folder

Type Property

Returns a string detailing the type of folder

A.9.7 Folders Collection Object

Add Function

Returns a Folder object for the newly created folder

Count Property

Returns the number of Folder objects in the collection

Item Property

Returns the Folder object associated with the specified key

A.9.8 TextStreamObject

AtEndOfLine Property

Returns True if the end of the line has been reached

AtEndOfStream Property

Returns True if the end of the text stream has been reached

Close Method

Closes the TextStream object

Column Property

Returns a Long specifying the current column number

Line Property

Returns a Long specifying the current line number

Read Function

Returns a string containing a specified number of characters from the TextStream

ReadAll Function

Returns a string containing the entire contents the TextStream

ReadLine Function

Returns a string containing the current line within the TextStream

Skip Method

Skips a specified number of characters

SkipLine Method

Skips to the next line

Write Method

Writes a specified string to the TextStream

WriteBlankLines Method

Writes a specified number of blank lines to the TextStream

WriteLine Method

Writes a specified string and a line break to the TextStream

Part I: The Basics

Introduction

Program Structure

Data Types and Variables

Error Handling and Debugging

VBScript with Active Server Pages

Programming Outlook Forms

Windows Script Host 5.6

VBScript with Internet Explorer

Windows Script Components

Part II: Reference

Part III: Appendixes

Appendix A. Language Elements by Category

Appendix B. VBScript Constants

Appendix C. Operators

Appendix E. The Script Encoder

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