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Files.CopyFiles

Copies multiple files in parallel.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Files 10.0 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS ✅ Yes
MBS( "Files.CopyFiles"; SourcePaths; DestPaths; Overwrite )   More

Parameters

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)
1

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

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

Examples

Copy files:

MBS("Files.CopyFiles";
"/Users/cs/Downloads/Filme/testE04.mp4¶/Users/cs/Downloads/Filme/testE02.mp4¶/Users/cs/Downloads/Filme/testE03.mp4¶/Users/cs/Downloads/Filme/testE01.mp4";
"/Users/cs/Desktop/testE04.mp4¶/Users/cs/Desktop/testE02.mp4¶/Users/cs/Desktop/testE03.mp4¶/Users/cs/Desktop/testE01.mp4"; 1)

See also

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FileMaker Magazin

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


Files.CopyFile - Files.CreateAlias

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