Copy file Action

Specify files to be copied from source path to destination path. File input line supports path, filename and file mask as well as variables that can be used either separately or in various combinations. Multiple inputs must be separated by | (vertical bar / pipe).

File propertiesDetails
SourceSpecify files to copy. Available options include providing full path and filename or file mask. If path is not specified, Action is performed in current folder. Read more about specifying file masks and wildcards.
DestinationSpecify location for copied files. Supports fixed path as well as variable available from Trigger or other Action. Read more about specifying file masks and wildcards.
BrowseBrowseUse Browse button to specify particular file or folder on disk, on LAN (local area network) shares, etc.
Variable WizardVariable WizardUse Variable Wizard button to specify more advanced input, such as, taking parameters from file, associated Trigger or other Action.
Copy file Action File properties
Additional notes:
  • Automation Workshop supports Unicode file names, and path up to 32,000 characters, providing a necessary capacity when performing automated file copying.
  • Copy file Action always sets archive attribute to files when copy operation is performed.
  • The destination files created by Copy file Action preserve modification date of source files; however, creation and last accessed date is set to current. Source file preserves original last access date.
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