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    Folder copy

    Hello, I need your help. I want to copy a folder (C:\ABC) to D:\. How can I do that?

    Thanks,

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    I don't know . . . how about system()?
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    Could you specify it to me?

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    system() passes a string to the "shell" [sh/cmd] or whatever. Thus, like me on Windows, I would be able to say system("xcopy stuff A:\stuff"); This is probably system dependant, not portable, etc. Again, on Windows, you might use CreateDirectory[Ex] to um, create the directory and then walk through the source directory with repeated CopyFile[Ex]s to your newly create one. Again, this is a very system dependant thing, but I just mentioned the Windows cause you had C:\

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    Yes, I work under Windows with Borland. Is there any way to copy the folder directly?

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    Just use
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    system ("copy c:\programs\firefox\firefox c:\windows")
    replce the filenames with yours, ok?

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