[Clip] Re: Automating File Saves
- Thanks, Jody.
That was a little too simple.... Why didn't I think of that?
I do not know why I did not get some form of error. I guess it was a
"valid" path, since its syntax was correct, even if that "double" path,
did not exist.
I even put in the info boxes to check the values of the variables, to
confirm I had my logic flow correct.
Oh, Well, you know what they say about hydrogen and stupidity!
On Sat, 08 Jan 2000 19:19:51 -0600 Jody <KJB1611@...> writes:
> Hi Larry H.,------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > ^!Set %Path%="C:\Program Files\NoteTab Std\Documents\HNGSSite\"
> > ^!Set %File%=^$GetFileFirst(^%Path%;*.htm;REVDATE)$
> > ^!Set %FileSave%=^%File%
> > ^!CopyFile "C:\Program Files\NoteTab
> ^!CopyFile "^%FileSave%" "A:\"
> ^%File% already contains your full path including the file. You
> are adding it again in the copy thinking ^%FileSave% is only the
> filename. If you look at your first info box that comes up you
> should see the full path from ^$GetFileFirst$.
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- Hi lmhamilton,
> I do not know why I did not get some form of error. I guess itI didn't look for the error - just did them enough times making
> was a "valid" path, since its syntax was correct, even if that
> "double" path, did not exist.
the same mistake in the beginning while learning... The help
file is what throws us off I think:
Returns the first file name in the list generated by the
Should read something like: Returns the first file name and
extension (including full path) in the list generated by the
> Oh, Well, you know what they say about hydrogen and stupidity!<grin>
The two most common elements in the
universe are hydrogen and stupidity.
I. Claim Ignorance
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves
for they shall never cease to be amused.