File.Copy Method (String, String, Boolean)
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FileCopy Method (String, String, Boolean)
Copies an existing file to a new file. Overwriting a file of the same name is allowed.

Namespace: Alphaleonis.Win32.Filesystem
Assembly: AlphaFS (in AlphaFS.dll) Version: 2.0
Syntax
public static void Copy(
	string sourceFileName,
	string destinationFileName,
	bool overwrite
)

Parameters

sourceFileName
Type: SystemString
The file to copy.
destinationFileName
Type: SystemString
The name of the destination file. This cannot be a directory.
overwrite
Type: SystemBoolean
if the destination file should ignoring the read-only and hidden attributes and overwrite; otherwise, .
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentExceptionPassed when the path parameter contains invalid characters, is empty, or contains only white spaces.
ArgumentNullExceptionPassed when path is .
DirectoryNotFoundExceptionPassed when the directory was not found.
FileNotFoundExceptionPassed if the file was not found.
IOExceptionPassed when an I/O error occurs.
NotSupportedException
UnauthorizedAccessException
Remarks

The attributes of the original file are retained in the copied file.

Whenever possible, avoid using short file names (such as XXXXXX~1.XXX) with this method.

If two files have equivalent short file names then this method may fail and raise an exception and/or result in undesirable behavior.

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