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Backup from an open file

kort77 asked
Last Modified: 2010-04-06
How can i made a backup from an open file???

* with a different program

         !!!Thanks for your time!!!

e-mail: scortega@javercol.javeriana.edu.co
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Hi kort77,

If you used LoadFromFile(filename) to open the file, you can use LoadToFile(filename) to save the file.


Do you want to back up with a different program or with your own ?

You cannot open files that are open already other than readonly. You can thus copy the open file to a backup directory even if it is open and then do the backup. Most backup packages open the file hard (not read only) and thus gives a "Error opening file" when trying to backup an open file ...

If you have copied everything you can safely back everything up ...


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has file been opened with your program?

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