Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

AS_File_Copy ( Source_Path ; Target_Path ; myOptions )

copy files on Harddisk using AppleScript with a shell command (Apple only)

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  Sample input:
Perform AppleScript [ AS_File_Copy ( "filemac:" & Get ( DesktopPath ) & "file.csv"; "/Volumes/External HD/MyFolder/" ; "" ) ]
  Sample output:
the file will be copied from desktop to a folder external disk

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

(Apple only)

Copy a file from one path on the harddisc to another path or to another volume.

U shall use a standard POSIX path or a common FileMaker paths like:
"filemac:" & Get ( TemporaryPath ) & "file.csv"

The script removes prefixes like "filemac:" or the name of the start volume like "/Macintosh HD/" automatically.

Use the ScriptStep "Perform AppleScript" using the option "Calculated AppleScript"
You also shall use "Perform AppleScript" directly from a button.



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