\<bookmark_value\>ChDir function\</bookmark_value\>

ChDir Statement

Changes the current directory or drive.

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This statement currently does not work as documented. See this issue for more information.


ChDir Text As String


\<emph\>Text:\</emph\> Any string expression that specifies the directory path or drive.

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If you only want to change the current drive, enter the drive letter followed by a colon.

Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call

D'oh! You found a bug (text/sbasic/shared/00000003.xhp#err76 not found).


Sub ExampleChDir
Dim sDir1 As String , sDir2 As String
    sDir1 = "c:\Test"
    sDir2 = "d:\Private"
    ChDir( sDir1 )
    MsgBox CurDir
    ChDir( sDir2 )
    MsgBox CurDir
End Sub

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