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File.Copy Method does not let use template for copying files,
I can not use File.Copy("C:\A BC\*.txt", "C:\XYZ\*.t xt")

but I need to use such way:
File.Copy("C:\A BC\1.txt", "C:\XYZ\1.t xt")
File.Copy("C:\A BC\2.txt", "C:\XYZ\2.t xt")

Does exist way in .Net for copying file by template?
Nov 21 '05 #1
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"Jul" <ju********@sym patico.ca> wrote in news:MSJ6d.1226 6$MD5.920857
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File.Copy Method does not let use template for copying files,
I can not use File.Copy("C:\A BC\*.txt", "C:\XYZ\*.t xt")

Use the File.Directory. GetFiles method to filter your directory.

Then call File.Copy for each item in GetFiles.

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Nov 21 '05 #2
You'll have to loop through the directory and copy the files one by one:

Dim SourceDir As String = "C\ABC"
Dim DestDir As String = "C:\XYZ"
Dim DestFile As String

For Each strFile As String In Directory.GetFi les(SourceDir, "*.txt")
DestFile = strFile.Replace (SourceDir, DestDir)
File.Copy(strFi le, DestFile)
Next strFile
hope that helps..
Imran.

"Jul" <ju********@sym patico.ca> wrote in message
news:MS******** ************@ne ws20.bellglobal .com...
File.Copy Method does not let use template for copying files,
I can not use File.Copy("C:\A BC\*.txt", "C:\XYZ\*.t xt")

but I need to use such way:
File.Copy("C:\A BC\1.txt", "C:\XYZ\1.t xt")
File.Copy("C:\A BC\2.txt", "C:\XYZ\2.t xt")

Does exist way in .Net for copying file by template?

Nov 21 '05 #3

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