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Old April 17th, 2008, 08:48 AM
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Hi there,

First of all, you're not really replacing the value. Or actually, it looks like you are replacing, but you don't assign the value back:

specificFile.Replace(specificFile.FullName, "CSTLRK")

The return value of the Replace operation is completely ignored.

Also, Replace doesn't replace the file name, it replaces the *underlying* file on disk: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/lib...o.replace.aspx

Finally, most of the properties of the FileInfo are read-only so you can't really reassign a new file name.

Instead, create an intermediate object, fill that with the name of the file and add that object to your list that you bind to your grid.

What that intermediate object is depends; ot could be as simple as a string of all you need is the file name. You could also create a simple custom class for this purpose.

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