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Is it possible to exclude directories ?

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Is it possible to exclude directories while using dircopy.

I mean i want to copy My Documents folder but i dont want to get picture music in it.

What i can think of is deleting them after but it is not effective in time wise.

THanks in advance

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You can't exclude folders using DirCopy, there's no parameter for it. The only way you'd be able to do something like that is to use FileCopy and copy one file at a time. Or you could use a script to run Robocopy (most versions of Windows have some version of it) that does the job for you.


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Thanks for the answer

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

To add additional folders to omit, add an additional 'Case' statement.

#include <File.au3>
Local $aFolders, $sDestination
$sDestination = Destination Path Here
$aFolders = _FileListToArray(@MyDocumentsDir, "*", 2)
For $i = 1 To $aFolders[0]
  Switch $aFolders[$i]
    Case "My Music"
      ContinueLoop
    Case "My Pictures"
      ContinueLoop
    Case Else
      DirCopy(@MyDocumentsDir & "" & $aFolders[$i], $sDestination)
   EndSwitch
Next
Edited by mechaflash213

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Nice implementation, but there's an error. You can't use For/In with _FileListToArray because the first element is the count of filesfolders found which will mess up the script. Best to just use For $I= 1 to $aFolders[0] instead or use _ArrayDelete on the returned array to get rid of the first element.


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Nice implementation, but there's an error. You can't use For/In with _FileListToArray because the first element is the count of filesfolders found which will mess up the script. Best to just use For $I= 1 to $aFolders[0] instead or use _ArrayDelete on the returned array to get rid of the first element.

derp... let me rewrite it. Watch for the edit =D

Spoiler

“Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to Old Spice, he could smell like he’s me. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on a boat with the man your man could smell like. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds. Anything is possible when your man smells like Old Spice and not a lady. I’m on a horse.”

 

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#7 ·  Posted (edited)

wow that was great :) thanks a lot again :)

Edit. I put the flag 9 at the dircopy. And it is copiying. But it is only copying Downloads folder in the my documents folder :S

Edited by alfa

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#8 ·  Posted (edited)

I put the flag 9 at the dircopy. And it is copiying. But it is only copying Downloads folder in the my documents folder :S

You need all underlying files (non-folders)in MyDocs as well?

Edited by mechaflash213

Spoiler

“Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to Old Spice, he could smell like he’s me. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on a boat with the man your man could smell like. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds. Anything is possible when your man smells like Old Spice and not a lady. I’m on a horse.”

 

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