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Copy a file to a folder using wildcards at MS-DOS Prompt

Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I have a Word doc named z123.doc  I need to copy it to a several similar folder paths

The similar folder paths are G:\Specialty Services(\in here is there userid i.e. jdoe this part changes)\Word

I tried copy C:\z123.doc G:\Specialty Services\*\Word\  in MS Dos but it did not work

What syntax do I need to use to get this to work?

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The first section of the copy is the to location, the second part is the from location.


So what should the syntax be then?

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you can try this:
@echo off
for /F %%a in ('dir /b /ad c:\temp') do copy C:\z123.doc G:\SpecialtyServices\%%a\Word

or vbscript:
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
srcDir = "G:\SpecialtyServices"
srcFile = "C:\z123.doc"
Set objFolder = objFSO.GetFolder(srcDir)
For Each folder In objFolder.SubFolders
      objFSO.CopyFile srcFile , folder.Path&"\"&"z123.doc"
Set objFolder=Nothing
Set objFSO=Nothing

save as myscript.vbs and on command prompt, type: cscript /nologo myscript.vbs
*Hi Fives* @ SteveGTR... You hit it right on the nail. Thanks!

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