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Thread: Copy Batch file (Win)
2005-12-05, 15:40 #1
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Copy Batch file (Win)
Some help please: we give our clients a CD with a menu on it. Part of the menu (should be) is a copy data files from the CD to the programme directory. Needless to say a lot of people's CD drives will not necessarily be D:/. Currently the batch file line looks like:
COPY Mm_information_Files*.mm6 C:Money
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2005-12-05, 17:17 #2
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Re: Copy Batch file (Win)
I suspect it would be extremely easy for you to try it!
Right or wrong, I have simulated the effect by creating a directory on my external drive E: and in Windows Explorer clicking on a BATch file placed therein:<pre>for /f %%a in ('cd') do set drvdir=%%a
echo %drvdir% (which gave E:$TEST$ )
echo %drv% (which gave E: )</pre>
So your COPY command would then follow as:
COPY "%drv%Mm_information_Files*.mm6" C:Money
Just remove the echo lines before use. You might want to put the entire "from" path in double-quotes, just in case you ever have a space in the pathname.
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