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Copies the file without user interface.
|Component||Version||macOS||Windows||Server||FileMaker Cloud||FileMaker iOS SDK|
|SourcePath||The native path to the file or folder to be copied.||"/Users/John/Desktop/test.txt"|
|DestPath||The native path to the destination folder or file.||"/Users/John/Desktop/Backup/"|
Mac only: Whether to allow overwriting existing files. Default is off. Pass 1 to enable and 0 to disable.
(ignored on other platforms)
Mac only: Whether to skip files with permission errors. Default is off. Pass 1 to enable and 0 to disable.
Title for the progress window.
For Windows only and the text may not be visible in your version of Windows.
|"Copying FileMake files"|
Returns OK or error message.
DescriptionCopies the file without user interface.
Copies files and folders.
SourcePath and DestPath must be valid and exist. So pass destination folder for the destination.
This function needs a native path. Please use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath function in order to convert a FileMaker style path to a native path.
The Linux implementation copies file to dest. You need to have read permissions for source file. We try to preserve extended attributes and file permissions.
On Windows the 5th parameter can be 1 to use alternative copy function from Windows. This one is for copying one file only, but may be more successful in some cases.
Copy a file:
Copy file on Windows with alternative copy method:
Created 18th August 2014, last changed 8th May 2017
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