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Saving to a specified location in Visio

Saving to a specified location in Visio

Saving to a specified location in Visio

My code allows for reports to be generated based on the suers entries and the drawings that have been automated. Its basically an inventory report of all network assets. Thats not important though.

 What I am trying to do is save that file to the desktop. The obvious problem with that is that I cannot possibly predict the names of everyone who may use this.

 So when i set the save directory I cannot set it as:

 c:\documents and settings\John Doe\Desktop

 as that would only work for Mr. Doe. :)

 I know that the windows global for desktop is something like %DESKTOPDIR%...Well, since there is a windows global variable that fetches the current users desktop path, is there anyway to get VB to utilize it?

RE: Saving to a specified location in Visio

woot! figured this one out! sure was easy. just different than the standard vb.net/6 way of doing it. :)

Set Wshshell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
DesktopPath = Wshshell.SpecialFolders("Desktop")
exportfile = DesktopPath & "\" & reportname & ".xls"
MsgBox (exportfile)

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