ParentFolder Property

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

Syntax

object.ParentFolder 

Remarks

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)
{
   var fso, f, s;
   fso = new ActiveXObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject");
   f = fso.GetFile(filespec);
   s = f.Name + " in " + f.ParentFolder + "<br>";
   s += "Created: " + f.DateCreated + "<br>";
   s += "Last Accessed: " + f.DateLastAccessed + "<br>";
   s += "Last Modified: " + f.DateLastModified; 
   return(s);
}
Function ShowFileAccessInfo(filespec)
   Dim fso, f, s
   Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
   Set f = fso.GetFile(filespec)
   s = UCase(f.Name) & " in " & UCase(f.ParentFolder) & "<BR>"
   s = s & "Created: " & f.DateCreated & "<BR>"
   s = s & "Last Accessed: " & f.DateLastAccessed & "<BR>"
   s = s & "Last Modified: " & f.DateLastModified   
   ShowFileAccessInfo = s
End Function

Applies To:

File Object| Folder Object

See Also

Attributes Property
DateCreated Property
DateLastAccessed Property
DateLastModified Property
Drive Property
Files Property (FileSystemObject)
IsRootFolder Property
Name Property (FileSystemObject)
Path Property (FileSystemObject)
ShortName Property
ShortPath Property
Size Property
SubFolders Property
Type Property