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What is the point of the 'filePath' string? In this exercise the string 'strFileName' contains the same information and no extra steps are needed to concatenate the two paths. I do not understand the combine method or the reason for using it.

   Dim filePath As String
                'Open or Create the file
                filePath = System.IO.Path.Combine( _
                    My.Computer.FileSystem.SpecialDirectories.MyDocume nts, _
                    objSaveFileDialog.FileName)
                'Replace the contents of the file
                My.Computer.FileSystem.WriteAllText(filePath, txtFile.Text, False)

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The code that you have shown here was the old code that was inserted by Visual Studio prior to the RTM version. This has been changed in the RTM version of Visual Studio to a single line of code as you should have discovered when performing this exercise.

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