VB.NET Google Drive: Make a Copy of a File

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Makes a copy of a file. The name and description of the copy is provided in the JSON body of the request.

Documentation: https://developers.google.com/drive/v3/reference/files/copy

Dim rest As New Chilkat.Rest
Dim success As Boolean

'   Provide a previously obtained OAuth2 access token.
Dim oauth2 As New Chilkat.OAuth2
oauth2.AccessToken = "OAUTH2_ACCESS_TOKEN"

success = rest.Connect("www.googleapis.com",443,True,True)
If (success <> True) Then
    Exit Sub
End If


'  The following code creates the JSON request body.
'  The JSON created by this code is shown below.
Dim jsonReq As New Chilkat.JsonObject
jsonReq.UpdateString("description","resized and edited by Matt")

Dim sbReq As New Chilkat.StringBuilder


Dim sbJson As New Chilkat.StringBuilder
success = rest.FullRequestSb("POST","/drive/v3/files/1R_70heIyzIAu1_u0prXbYcaIiJRVkgBl/copy",sbReq,sbJson)
If (success <> True) Then
    Exit Sub
End If

If (rest.ResponseStatusCode <> 200) Then
    Debug.WriteLine("Received error response code: " & rest.ResponseStatusCode)
    Debug.WriteLine("Response body:")
    Exit Sub
End If

Dim json As New Chilkat.JsonObject

'  The following code parses the JSON response.
'  A sample JSON response is shown below the sample code.
Dim kind As String
Dim id As String
Dim name As String
Dim mimeType As String
Dim teamDriveId As String

kind = json.StringOf("kind")
id = json.StringOf("id")
name = json.StringOf("name")
mimeType = json.StringOf("mimeType")
teamDriveId = json.StringOf("teamDriveId")

Debug.WriteLine("Example Completed.")

Sample JSON Request Body

    "name": "penguins2.jpg",
    "description": "resized and edited by Matt"

Sample JSON Response Body

  "kind": "drive#file",
  "id": "1xx378JF8abx17LXlRt65031J9TQkolQX",
  "name": "penguins2.jpg",
  "mimeType": "image/jpeg",
  "teamDriveId": "0AEd3EhGff2SaUk9PVA"