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Availability

This routine is available starting with SIL Engine™ 1.0.

Syntax

fileCopy(path_to_source, path_to_destination)

Description

Copy a file from one location to another. Returns "true" if the file was copied successfully and "false" otherwise. If "false" is returned check the log for a detailed reason on why it failed.

Parameters

Parameter name

Type

Required

Description

path_to_source

string

Yes

Specifies the source file name.

path_to_destination

string

Yes

Specifies the destination file name.

Return type

boolean (true/false)

Example

fileCopy("C:/source.txt", "C:/destination.txt");

Returns 'true' if the source.txt file was copied to the destination.txt file.

Notes

It is recommended that you use forward slashes ( / ) for file paths.

See also