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Command Line of ExtremeCopy

(Support ExtremeCopy 1.4.0 or later version)

 

Switch Name
Parameter
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-src
%1 %2 .. %n

the source file(s)/folder(s) to copy/move . multiple files/folders can be specified in here separate by space.

If the path or filename includs space that must include with double quotation mark.

ExtremeCopy.exe -src c:\file1.txt "d:\my folder\folder" -dst "e:\target folder" -exe copy
All Edition
-dst
%1

the destination folder for copy/move to contain.

If the path or filename includs space that must include with double quotation mark.

ExtremeCopy.exe -src c:\file1.txt "d:\my folder\folder" -dst "e:\target folder" -exe copy
All Edition
-exe
%1

The parameter which want ExtremeCopy to do.

following are the values for it:

copy: copy source files to destination folder. it is default value if doesn't specify this switch

move: move source files to destination folder.

ExtremeCopy.exe -src c:\file1.txt "d:\my folder\folder" -dst "e:\target folder" -exe move
All Edition
-same_file
%1

which action to do if ExtremeCopy meet same file in both source file and destination file.

following are the value for it:

ask: prompt to ask user what to do.it is default value if doesn't specify this switch

replace: replace the destination file by source file

rename: keep destionation file ,but copy/move source file to destination folder by automatically rename

skip: do nothing, just skip this same name file.

ExtremeCopy.exe -src c:\file1.txt "d:\my folder\folder" -dst "e:\target folder" -exe move -same_file replace
Professional Edition Only
-error
%1

what to do if ExtremeCopy encounter error during copy process..

following are the value for it:

ask: prompt to ask user what to do.

exit: exit ExtremeCopy immediately

ignore: ignore this error, jump over it and then copy/move next file,it is default value if doesn't specify this switch

retry: try to copy/move this file again, as soon as over retry times then ask , unless specify switch -out_of_retry to change out of retry reaction

ExtremeCopy.exe -src c:\file1.txt "d:\my folder\folder" -dst "e:\target folder" -exe move -same_file replace -error retry -out_of_retry ignore - retry 3
Professional Edition Only
-out_of_retry
%1

what to do if ExtremeCopy encounter error and out of retry times during copy process

following are the value for it:

ask: prompt to ask user what to do.

exit: exit ExtremeCopy immediately

ignore: ignore this error, jump over it and then copy/move next file,it is default value if doesn't specify this switch

ExtremeCopy.exe -src c:\file1.txt "d:\my folder\folder" -dst "e:\target folder" -exe move -same_file replace -error retry -out_of_retry ignore - retry 3
Professional Edition Only
-retry
%1

Specify retry times if error occured and you choose to retry error. By default retry times is 1 if doesn't specify this switch

ExtremeCopy.exe -src c:\file1.txt "d:\my folder\folder" -dst "e:\target folder" -exe move -same_file replace -error retry -out_of_retry ignore - retry 3
Professional Edition Only
-task_file
%1

execute task which come from task file. ExtremeCopy also can work by parameter which come from task file.

Task file contain all copy/mvoe parameters so that ExtremeCopy can run directly .

If your copy task contain many source files and folders to specify so that it is difficult to use in command line so you can use this task file to launch your copy task

ExtremeCopy.exe -task_file c:\MyCopyTask.xct
Professional Edition Only
-show
%1

Once ExtremeCopy launch , it can show as normal window or minimum to tray. use this switch can change ExtremeCopy initial view.

following are the value for it:

window: show as normal window. it is default value if doesn't specify this switch

tray: show as minimum to taskbar as tray

ExtremeCopy.exe -src c:\file1.txt "d:\my folder\folder" -dst "e:\target folder" -show tray
Professional Edition Only