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Copies multiple files in parallel.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Files 10.0 Yes No Yes, macOS only No Yes
MBS( "Files.CopyFiles"; SourcePaths; DestPaths; Overwrite )   More


Parameter Description Example
SourcePaths The list of native paths to the file or folder to be copied. "/Users/John/Desktop/test.txt"
DestPaths The list of native paths to the destination folder or file. "/Users/John/Desktop/Backup/"
Overwrite Mac only: Whether to allow overwriting existing files. Default is off. Pass 1 to enable and 0 to disable.
(ignored on other platforms)


Returns OK or error.


Copies multiple files in parallel.
Please avoid this for spinning hard disk as it may be slower to copy in parallel compared to serial.


Copy files:

"/Users/cs/Desktop/testE04.mp4¶/Users/cs/Desktop/testE02.mp4¶/Users/cs/Desktop/testE03.mp4¶/Users/cs/Desktop/testE01.mp4"; 1)

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Release notes

Created 14th December 2019, last changed 14th December 2019

Files.CopyFile   -   Files.CreateAlias

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