Utilities.RenameFile Method

Applies to TestComplete 15.10, last modified on December 01, 2021
This method is obsolete. See the Remarks section below.


Use the Utilities.RenameFile method to change the name of the file or folder specified by the OldName parameter to NewName.


Utilities.RenameFile(OldName, NewName)

OldName [in]    Required    String    
NewName [in]    Required    String    
Result Boolean

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:


The method has the following parameters:


Specifies the name of the file or folder to be renamed.


Specifies the new name of the desired file or folder.

Result Value

If the operation succeeds, RenameFile returns True. If RenameFile cannot rename the file or folder (for instance, if the application has no permission to modify the file/folder or NewName represents the name of an existing file/folder), it returns False.


This method is obsolete. It is supported for backward compatibility only. To rename files and folders, use one of the following methods: aqFileSystem.RenameFile, aqFileSystem.RenameFolder, aqFile.Rename, aqFileInfo.Rename or aqFolderInfo.Rename.

See Also

RenameFile Method
RenameFolder Method
Rename Method
Rename Method
Rename Method
Exists Method
GetFileName Method
GetFileExtension Method
GetFileFolder Method

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