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ParentFolder property

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  1. Syntax
  2. Examples

Returns the folder object for the parent of the specified file or folder. Read-only.



The object is always a File or Folder object.


The following code illustrates the use of the ParentFolder property with a file.

Function ShowFileAccessInfo(filespec)
    Dim fs, f, s
    Set fs = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set f = fs.GetFile(filespec)
    s = UCase(f.Name) & " in " & UCase(f.ParentFolder) & vbCrLf
    s = s & "Created: " & f.DateCreated & vbCrLf
    s = s & "Last Accessed: " & f.DateLastAccessed & vbCrLf
    s = s & "Last Modified: " & f.DateLastModified
    Debug.Print s
End Function

Run this code in Immediate Window:

Debug.Print ShowFileAccessInfo("D:\helloworld.txt")


Created: 2022/4/14 9:36:47
Last Accessed: 2022/4/14 9:36:47
Last Modified: 2022/4/14 14:16:17

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