Name Property (FileSystemObject)

Sets or returns the name of a specified file or folder. Read/write.

Syntax

object.Name [= newname] 

Arguments

  • object
    Required. Always the name of a File or Folder object.

  • newname
    Optional. If provided, newname is the new name of the specified object.

Remarks

The following code illustrates the use of the Name property:

function ShowFileAccessInfo(filespec)
{
   var fso, f, s;
   fso = new ActiveXObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject");
   f = fso.GetFile(filespec);
   s = f.Name + " on Drive " + f.Drive + "<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 = f.Name & " on Drive " & UCase(f.Drive) & "<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
ParentFolder Property
Path Property (FileSystemObject)
ShortName Property
ShortPath Property
Size Property
SubFolders Property
Type Property