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I'm not sure how I'm going to rephrase this, but hear me out and correct me it doesn't make sense.

I'm trying to copy a files to my desktop, but the designer always update the software and new folder gets added along with the file. I just wanted to copy the latest app from version folder onto my desktop. Say the folder structure as:

Vision-ServerVisionApps3.0.1Vision.exe

Vision-ServerVisionApps3.0.2Vision.exe

Vision-ServerVisionApps3.0.3Vision.exe

so a month later, it can be upgrade to

Vision-ServerVisionApps3.0.4Vision.exe

What I want Autoit to do is automatic copy the latest file by latest version folder order.

so far I'm stuck at

filecopy("\\Vision-Server\VisionApps\3.0.3\Vision.exe", @desktopdir)

so if I need to grab it from the right place, I would have to always manually modify the version number.

Edited by asianqueen

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mLipok

maybe this :

#include <array.au3>
#include <File.au3>
ConsoleWrite(_LastVersion())
Func _LastVersion()
    Local $aVersion = _FileListToArray('\\Vision-Server\VisionApps\', '?.?.?', 2, False)

    If UBound($aVersion) Then
        _ArraySort($aVersion, 1, 1)
        Return $aVersion[1]
    EndIf
EndFunc   ;==>_LastVersion
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thanks MLipok

Works like a charm. Here's what I came up with and tested.

#include <array.au3>
#include <File.au3>

ConsoleWrite(_LastVersion())

Func _LastVersion()

    Local $aVersion = _FileListToArray(@desktopdir & '\Version\', '?.?.?', 2, False)

    If UBound($aVersion) Then
    _ArraySort($aVersion, 1, 1)
MsgBox(1, "", $aVersion[1])

FileCopy(@DesktopDir & "\Version\" & $aVersion[1] & "\vision.exe", @DesktopDir)

$show = @DesktopDir & "\Version\" & $aVersion[1] & "\vision.exe"
MsgBox(1, "", $show)

    Return $aVersion[1]



EndIf
EndFunc   ;==>_LastVersion

 

I didn't put the original location of the file because I wanted to test before using it on the real file. Seems to work just fine.


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You're welcome.

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