Copying an open file

Andy Brown
Andy Brown used Ask the Experts™
I have a development front-end that I wish to make a backup of every time I close the home screen.  However, as it is open it won't allow me to copy it.  Any ideas?

PS - It doesn't need to be pretty, as it's just for me.
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems Engineer

You need to write a function that opens another access application and this copies your front end...The other application will operate under timer and file operation and close after the job is completed...
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Check the archive i has a FE and a backupper....nothing fancy..FE has a form1 with a click the button ...the backupper backups the file and then closes
Andy BrownDeveloper


Thanks John - I'll give it a go.

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