Questions about copying in the context of file managemenent and backing up.

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Copy multiple files by name from different folders to single folder?

I have 10000's of file in a "ingenious" folder structure offered by my work. I need to merge these files by date order, to do this I need these files in the same map so I can sort it and run a simple ...
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Copy2Contact - need advice

Can't find "copy gadget to gmail by url" in google labs but really want to try it out. Sounds perfect! Help? I've tried to look it up, I looked on Google Play .. just can't seem to figure out how ...
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Syncing a specific Dropbox folder to Copy [migrated]

I used Dropbox for 2 years and I now use Copy instead for larger storage. But I would like to keep synchronization with some shared Dropbox folders (like my school promotion's one). I was hoping to ...
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Copying folder from one Unix server to another, updating owners IDs

I'm using the method described here to copy a directory from one Unix server to another (both Ubuntu 14.04): rsync -aruv localfolder/ user@server:destination/ I need to keep the same owners and ...
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bat file to move parent folder ONLY containing PDFs into a new location and then delete the old parent folder

I need the bat file to scan a directory and look at all of the subfolders. If a subfolder contains any PDFs then I need that parent folder to be moved into a new location and then deleted from the old ...
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How To Synchronize Directories in two different external hard disks?

I have few big folders "cosmo_sim_9", "cosmo_sim_10".... in one of my external hard disk, and a old copy of this on another external hard disk. I want to Synchronize old directories with the new ...
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Avoiding users to corrupt and use a script

Is it possible to deny the right to copy files? I have a script which should be executable by others. They are also allowed to read the file (though it would not be a problem to forbid reading). But ...
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Copy file in batch script? [duplicate]

I have a folder called HUD and it needs to go to c:/.../Steam/. Can't find how I need to do it. This is my script: @echo off title[*] Yannick's Gui's installer :a: echo [*] Yannick's Gui's ...
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Microsoft Word 2010

I'm trying to copy a built in style (Heading 1) which has been edited from one document to another using the import/export style. I get no errors, but the style does not copy across.
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CMD copy specific file types from one location to another

Hi guys im currently working in a school and Ive created a script to scan all student folders for sepcific file types, I was wondering if there was a way I could have it make a copy of the specific ...
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How do I copy all these e-mail addresses, and only the address is at once? [closed]

I want to email ALL of my state representatives on an issue of great importance to me. Instead of tediously copying and pasting each email address one at a time, I would REALLY love to just copy all ...
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when copying an image from android cell phone to window7 i got a msg “a device attached to this system is not functioning” [on hold]

When I copy a camera image from my android cell phone (samsung grand) and paste it to my PC ( window 7) it is not pasting a message appears" A device attached to this system is not functioning" ...
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Powershell Network Copy Script very slow

We have a main files server for a local office, I placed a ESXI host in one of our data centres, I used the recursive copy function to create a small powershell script, and scheduled this for 9pm. For ...
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DOS command to remove file_001.* copies, but only if file.* exists

Didn't find the answer, hope it has not already been answered here. I have a tree of directories containing files and sometime a copy at the same location. This copy is identified by some string, ...
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Usage reported by Copy App is a lot less than actual usage?

I have recently signed up with Copy (the cloud storage app) and installed the Windows Desktop client. I copied approx 110MB (13,200 files / 3,000 folders) to my Copy folder and everything appeared to ...
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How do you copy the value from one cell in one worksheets to two cells in consecutive rows in another worksheet by dragging down?

How do you copy the value from one cell in one worksheets to two cells in consecutive rows in another worksheet by dragging down? Example: Worksheet 1: 1 2 3 Worksheet 2: 1 1 2 2 3 3
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OS X: Copying only files without a special string in filename

I have to copy only files from a folder that don't have following string in its filename: NNNNxNNNN (a 3 or 4 digit number followed by the character x followed by a 3 or 4 digit number again -> it's ...
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Excel 2011 conditional formatting, problems w/ adding deleting rows

I have a standard form I use that requires an row to be highlighted one of 7 colors when a condition is met in a cell in that row. The form varies wildly in length. Currently, I am using conditional ...
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copying file from UNC path to startup folder on Windows 7 machines

I have sucessfully figured out how to copy a file to "\machinename\C$\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\startup" however I want to run this as part of an existing startup batchfile. I ...
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Copy from sheet2 to sheet1 based on if values match

The goal of this code is to iterate through a column in sheet1 and check to see if each value matches that of values in a row in sheet2. If the value matches, copy 5 rows of information from sheet2 ...
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The file name(s) would be too long for the destination folders but I can't edit it [duplicate]

I want to move a file but its filepath/filename is too long. Its context menu only shows a reduced list of options and rename isn't in the list, pressing F2 after selecting the file in the file ...
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How do I physically replace an internal dual-boot hard-disk, without fresh OS reinstall?

On dual boot Win XP SP3 || Lx Ubuntu 14.04 LTS aka Trusty, I need to upgrade my /dev/sda (disk 0) to a bigger disk. /dev/sda has 7 volumes (logical and extended partitions) and 2 OS (XP and Trusty). I ...
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Changing the number in Excel each time I print (and for a range)

Basically I want to add an addittional input box for range printing. Change the code from this thread: Changing the number in Excel each time I print to include another input box to determine the ...
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FFmpeg pass through

I've a number of downloaded FLV files which I would like to convert to MP4. They are already in the correct format so I am told all I need to do is to remux the video and audio streams into an MP4 ...
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Windows 8 “Copy As Path” from search

In Windows Explorer, I like to use the "Copy As Path" feature, which is as follows: Right-click on a file while holding down the Shift key, and choose "Copy As Path" from the context menu. This ...
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How to copy content of popup

I want to copy "Recent inbox messages". Is it possible? The thing is, when I move mouse to hover it, popup disappears. I am using Safari 7 on Mac.
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copy /a, copy /b - use of this options

On Microsof Windows Server 2008 (R1), 32-Bit, I have some trouble understanding the use of as well as the difference between copy /a and copy /b The Technet Article on copy doesn't help me much: ...
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Batch copy gives errors, xcopy works fine

I am writing a general file backup program. It searches the drive for files matching a set of types and then writes them to a folder on the desktop. I wrote it using xcopy on Windows XP but upon ...
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what is the fastest way to copy all data to a new larger hard drive?

I was certain this would have been covered before, but I cannot find an answer amongst all the almost-duplicates that come up; sorry if I've missed something obvious. I have a full 320gb disk inside ...
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Is copy speed depends on or vary with file-types?

I want to know is file-copy speed is depends-on / vary-with file-types? For same size file but difference in type of file (Ex: exe, dll, zip, ppt etc.). If It is depends then Why/How?
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Fast way to sync HDD and Flash Drive?

I need to manually sync my HDD to my Flash drive. What I mean by sync is, the HDD must be an exact copy of the Flash drive but not vice versa. Currently every time I need to sync, I simply erase my ...
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Files deleted in mac?

I was going to move my files by copying and pasting them to another drive but the system said that there are not enough space to do that and after all of my files which were pictures has been deleted. ...
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ZFS + dedup: copy many small files fast

I'm running a ZFS backup server (with deduplication) to backup websites and store them with retention. To do this, I transfer all files to the backup server during the first backup, and make a copy of ...
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Fastest way to copy 1TB safely over the wire [duplicate]

I want to transmit a 1TB file over the internet. I have control over both machines (sender unix, receiver linux). I can open FTP, OpenVPN, NFS, ... So far resuming for some reason is not stable on ...
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how to append to screen buffer file

If I have multiple log files open in several screens and I want to copy all useful traces to a single file. So I initially copy them to screen scrollback buffer file. Doing ">" after selecting text ...
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Is there a way to trigger a copy via command line that uses the progress dialog on Windows 8?

I'm writing a batch job that needs to copy a directory of database backups from a network drive to the local machine. When I manually move these files in Windows 8 I get a nice copy dialog that shows ...
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How to yank or delete multiple lines in Vim, all in different ranges?

I've seen a couple of questions about yanking and deleting a range of lines in Vim, for example, from line 5 to line 10. However, I haven't found (in documentation and googling) about how to ...
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(x)copy a directory, not only files

I want to copy a directory to another one. Let's say we have following structure: DIR src\ FILE file DIR dest\ This copies src\file to dest\file, but I want dest\src\file. xcopy /E src ...
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Recursive, Non-Overwriting Copy

I've got a directory that contains a bunch of other folders containing CoffeeScript/ JavaScript files. I'm able to compile the CoffeeScript files into a new folder with the same folder structure ...
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Notepad++: Copy Folding Group

Id like to copy the contents from HTML for a certain html-element and all the inner elements via notepad++. I know ctrl+B in Notepad++ from here: Notepad++: Select/Copy Collapsed Folding Group but it ...
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Can't copy or delete certain files and explorer.exe uses over 50% CPU

Not sure what to do. I can't copy, overwrite or delete certain files in certain locations, like the desktop. They look like they are copying or deleting but the get stuck at 0%. Also, explorer.exe ...
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Modify and copy DVD [duplicate]

I have a existing DVD (happens to be Windows 7), and I would like to copy it to another DVD. Before doing so, I would like to slightly modify the content by deleting a single file. I can either use ...
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Copy completed files larger than 1024M to another directory

I am using transmission-daemon. These are on torrent completion environment variables supported by transmission-daemon as shown here. In the directory of the completed download, find and copy any ...
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Copying File lists from Explorer (Windows XP) to MS Word document

I have a long list of research papers listed as files in Explorer. Is there a less tedious way of listing these in a Word document than opening each one and using copy/paste?
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Robocopy; How to copying missing files to a different location from original copy?

I am using Robocopy to transfer around 1 tb worth of files from an external drive to a virtual Windows Server 2008 machine hosted on an ESXi 5.1 VMWare server using USB pass-through. I used the ...
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Very erratic file transfer speeds in Windows 8.1

This may not have anything to do with the OS but here are the results of copying the same 20GB file between two internal SSDs and over the network. For internal disk transfers, the peak followed by ...
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Shell Script to copy huge files from server to server

I want to make shell script to copy files of 40 gb in size from solaris server to linux server ? Can anyone tell me the best way to make a script . Am new to shell script . help me
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Windows 8.1 - Howto copy user profile?

In Windows 7 I was able to copy user profiles by renaming the C:\User\userprofile folder to "Default" and then copy the temporary "Default" profile to any other existing profile in System -> User ...
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Excel chart copying whole sheet into a new workbook - references to hidden rows are copied as absolute link

When in Excel 2013 I copy and rename whole sheet containing a chart into a new workbook, my references to series value ranges, axis labels etc., that have data in hidden rows, are not copied as ...
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Why is deleting a file faster than copying?

Why it takes more time, say 10 minutes when copying a file But It takes very less time when deleting the same file, it would take 10-20 seconds.