Copying Files Using NETBASIC
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System Test Engineer
01 Nov 2001
A limitation of NETBASIC is that it has difficulties copying files when using the command line, such as:
Sometimes performing a file COPY in NETBASIC will fail if you use the "dot extension" of the file name. However, if you use a "dot asterisk," (.*), it will usually work.
Saying this another way, sometimes...
will fail to copy, but
will copy just fine. Be aware that the original date and time stamp of the file will be changed to the present date and time of the copied file.
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