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Copies one or more files (regardless of their attributes).
Versions 15 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Android Widget This function is now available in Android widget mode.
New in version 18
Android Widget This function is now available in Android widget mode.
Android Widget This function is now available in Android widget mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Versions 27 and later
AndroidAndroid Widget Syntax 2 (Copy one or more files by manipulating each copied file) is now available.
New in version 27
AndroidAndroid Widget Syntax 2 (Copy one or more files by manipulating each copied file) is now available.
AndroidAndroid Widget Syntax 2 (Copy one or more files by manipulating each copied file) is now available.
Syntax

Copying a a file or a directory Hide the details

<Result> = fCopyFile(<Source file> , <Destination file or directory> [, <Copy indicator>])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the files have been copied,
  • False otherwise. To get the details of the error, use ErrorInfo with the errMessage constant.
<Source file>: Character string
File to copy (up to 260 characters). This parameter can correspond to:
  • a file name. This file will be automatically sought in the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir).
  • a file name with its full or relative path. A UNC path can be used.
Special cases according to the platforms:
  • Versions 15 and later
    AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
    New in version 15
    AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
    AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
  • Versions 17 and later
    iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
    New in version 17
    iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
    iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
Management of wildcard characters (*,?): By default, the wildcard characters are allowed in the name of the file.
Special case according to the platform:
  • Versions 18 and later
    Universal Windows 10 App Wildcard characters (*,?) are not allowed in the file name.
    New in version 18
    Universal Windows 10 App Wildcard characters (*,?) are not allowed in the file name.
    Universal Windows 10 App Wildcard characters (*,?) are not allowed in the file name.
<Destination file or directory>: Character string
Destination file and/or directory (up to 260 characters). This parameter can correspond to:
  • a file name. This file will be automatically created in the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir).
  • a file name with its full or relative path. A UNC path can be used.
  • a full or relative path, only for a copy with wildcard characters.
If this parameter corresponds to a directory name, this name may (or may not) end with "\".
Special cases according to the platforms:
  • Versions 15 and later
    AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
    New in version 15
    AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
    AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
  • Versions 17 and later
    iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
    New in version 17
    iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
    iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
    Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
<Copy indicator>: Optional constant
Type of copy to perform:
frConfirmCopy a file and ask for confirmation before overwriting a file with the same name.
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidAndroid Widget This constant is not available.
frProgressA progress window is displayed. If the file is small (a few bytes), the progress bar is not displayed.
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst This constant is not available.
frRecursiveRecursive copy of the files. The subdirectories and their files are taken into account.

<Copy indicator> is empty by default. None of these options is selected.
Remarks

Managing errors

fCopyFile throws an error in the following cases:
  • the file to copy does not exist,
  • the file to copy is locked,
  • is invalid,
  • <Path of copied file> is an empty string,
  • <Path of file to copy> and <Path of copied file> are identical.

Creating directories during the copy

  • If one of the directories of the destination path does not exist, it is automatically created.
  • Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst If the source file corresponds to all the files found in a directory (for example, C:\Temp\*.*), the frRecursive constant must be used to create the subdirectories in the destination (and to copy their content).
Remark: To copy directories, you also have the ability to use fCopyDir.
Related Examples:
Handling text files Unit examples (WINDEV): Handling text files
[ + ] Handling "text" files with WINDEV:
- Create a text file
- Write into a text file
- Read in a text file
Handling text files Unit examples (WEBDEV): Handling text files
[ + ] This example explains how to handle "non HFSQL" files with WEBDEV and it allows you to:
- Create a text file
- Write into a text file
- Read in a text file
Handling text files Unit examples (WINDEV Mobile): Handling text files
[ + ] Handling external "text" files:
- Create a text file
- Write into a text file
- Read in a text file
Business / UI classification: Business Logic
Component: wd270std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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Comments
EXEMPLO COPIAR ARQUIVO
https://youtu.be/qws0RUJ0Eqs

http://windevdesenvolvimento.blogspot.com.br/2018/05/dicas-1745-privada-windev-arquivos-29.html

https://groups.google.com/d/forum/amarildowindev

// EXEMPLO


// COPIAR ARQUIVO

// http://doc.windev.com/en-US/?3036004&name=fcopyfile_function

Resultado is boolean = fCopyFile("C:\amarildo\ipi.txt", EDT_DIRETORIO+"ipi.txt")

De matos
29 May 2018
Copiar Arquivo
Copiar Arquivo

Nessa aula vou mostrar como copiar um arquivo
This lesson will show you how to copy a file
Cette leçon va vous montrer comment copier un fichier

n_resultado is int=fCopyFile("D:\amarildo\Copia\copiaarquivo.txt","D:\amarildo\Copia\novoarquivo.txt")


n_resultado_F est entier=fCopieFichier("D:\amarildo\Copia\copiaarquivo.txt","D:\amarildo\Copia\novoarquivo.txt")

//Blog com Video e exemplo
http://windevdesenvolvimento.blogspot.com.br/2016/08/curso-windev-arquivos-008-arquivos.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q05zcTyXV1c
De matos AMARILDO
01 Sep. 2016