If I use Windows Explorer and create a new folder and then check the properties of the new folder, the new folder is Read Only. The path argument represents the folder or. Here ActiveWorkbook object represent the workbook which we currently activated. I too do the same with my installation routines. However, I'm not entirely sure about Runtime Access. A scan of Microsoft's forums show other people complaining about it as well. Can you post the procedure please? This example uses the MkDir statement to create a directory or folder.
I know, it should Rollback. Please use Google search as the instructions are complicated with many pictorials demos. If the full path exists already, it will just pass on by. Please see for guidance about the ways you can receive support and provide feedback. All dependent files like icons and images also go into that folder. I'm looking to use a spreadsheet I've created to generate folders and sub-folders based on what is in each column.
No need to aplogise for making a different suggestion, it's good that Members do. But the thing is that it uses the path of the document as the parent, not a different directory entirely on a different drive. And my personal preference is to use object variables only when I have no other choice. One possible approach can be found at. Below is what I pieced together rapidly. Rights are off-topic here, you may want seek for help at e. MkDir can only create 1 directory at a time and cannot create a sub-directory.
To verify if a directory exists you can use the Dir function. . If the folder or the directory already exists, returns an error. The Path may include the drive. The code is 17 lines long except declarations and comments. Feedback Buttons provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Before you do that, test following: - Login as administrator and open windows explorer. Peter -- No mails please. Relying on Access to do that when the procedure is over? What I have going on is that when a job is created I need a folder for said company to be created, and then a sub-folder created based off of said Part Number. I don't know why you all make it so complicated? My guess that it solve one part of your problem. How can I change that so anyone can use the code and have it create a folder on their desktop, on their computer? If no drive is specified, MkDir creates the new directory or folder on the current drive. Peter -- No mails please.
I decided that I couldn't go any further with this Thread, the code works perfectly here at home, I got no reply from SkyHigh, so instead of just ignoring the Thread and leaving it in limbo asked if someone else could take it over, as I've seen other Members do. And we can set the workbook to any object and we can save it using WorkbookObject. Returns False if directory was there, True if newly created. If someone can help me with understanding how this works and how to make it work it would be greatly appreciated. No special library reference required.
If it works, try your Access procedure again. The second I found searching through the net and I no longer know the original source of the code if someone knows e-mail me and I will put credit where it is due. If no drive is specified, MkDir creates the new directory or folder on the current drive. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Is ther an interrupt handler such that I can treat a set of eror codes? Description Let me know how you get on, you haven't in previous Threads. On my small application I do need to, programmatically, manage some folders. The Excel MkDir function can be combined with the Len function to find out of a directory exisits and.
Sadly, it sounds like creating the directory first, or requiring the user to create the directory first may be the only workaround for this. Do you have a ChDir to the new folder before TransferText? How can I use the MkDir method and not get a Read Only folder? Your solution all ready had a fix for this. I've also heard of developers using the %AppData% folder or Documents make sure it is local and not a server folder if ever you go this route. This code will save as the Active Workbook into location mentioned in the code. How can I use the MkDir method and not get a Read Only folder? User Alert System provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. I reviewed the code and here is a function that checks and creates the entire chain from sctratch or just the subdirectories that do not exist.
If it works, try your Access procedure again. Before you do that, test following: - Login as administrator and open windows explorer. And this code should work for all the version of Microsoft Excel 2003, Excel 2007, Excel 2010, and Excel 2013. Just another way to skin this cat. Instead we use which can make several folders with one command.
And SaveAs is the Workbook method to Save the Excel File in the required path. You can find the example code to save the Workbook in different situations in other topics. MkDir runs and then when transfertext runs I get a message that a file can not be created in the folder because the folder is Read Only. We can use SaveAs method of Workbook to save the file. For the above CreateFolder Function to create a folder successfully there are two conditions which should be met: 1.