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namespace VectorWorks::Filing

Member of VCOM:VectorWorks:Filing:IFileIdentifier

Duplicates this file into another file on the disk. The file must exist in the OS.

Be aware, if the file does not exist, an empty file is created. The error output will be 0 (no error). This is on Windows, VW2014.

virtual VCOMError VCOM_CALLTYPE DuplicateOnDisk(
IFileIdentifier *pDestFileID,
bool bOverwrite) = 0;


pDestFileID IFileIdentifier* The new file into which this should be duplicated.
bOverwrite bool true to override if the file already exist; false -- the function will fail if the file exist.

Return Value

Uses standard VCOM Error Reporting.

Return value meaning:

kVCOMError_NotInitialized Bad VCOM instance used to call the function.
kVCOMError_Failed Routine failed.

See Also

VCOM:VectorWorks:Filing:IFolderIdentifier | VCOM:VectorWorks:Filing:IFileIdentifier | VCOM:VectorWorks:Filing:IFileChooserDialog

[[VCOM:VectorWorks:Filing:IFolderIdentifier]] | [[VCOM:VectorWorks:Filing:IFileIdentifier]] | [[VCOM:VectorWorks:Filing:IFileChooserDialog]]