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Filecopy using a Windows environmental variable

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I have a Windows XP environmental varible called datadir which has the value of c:\daily

With Autoit, I attempting to copy a file from the folder c:\daily by using filecopy as below.

;Allow the use of environmental variables

Opt("ExpandEnvStrings", 1)

FileCopy("@datadir\dat0509.txt", "c:\backup", 8)

The problem is, the file is not being copied...probably due to the wrong syntax however I cannot figure out how to accomplish this seemingly easy task...

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks

Willow

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Have a look at EnvGet


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Use 2 percent signs i.e %variable% to expand the environmental variable.

Opt("ExpandEnvStrings", 1)
FileCopy("%datadir%\dat0509.txt", "c:\backup", 8)

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Use 2 percent signs i.e %variable% to expand the environmental variable.

Opt("ExpandEnvStrings", 1)
FileCopy("%datadir%\dat0509.txt", "c:\backup", 8)
Thanks for the prompt reply, this works just as I need it to.

Willow

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