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    Capturing File Attributes (Access 2002)

    Is there anyway that Access can record the file attributes of a file I manually create a hyperlink to (to save in an Access table). I would like other fields to populate based upon the hyperlink properties and/or the file attributes. The file attributes that I am interested in recording in the Access table or query is filename, folder and subfolders, last saved date, author name.

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    Re: Capturing File Attributes (Access 2002)

    Welcome to Woody's Lounge!

    You can use the Scripting.FileSystemObject to retrieve info about a file, for example:

    Dim strFile As String
    Dim dtmModified As Date
    strFile = ...
    dtmModified = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject").GetFile (strFile).DateLastModified

    See File Object for the properties of a file, and FileSystemObject Basics for general info on FileSystemObject.

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