Directory.Copy Method (String, String, CopyOptions, CopyMoveProgressRoutine, Object, PathFormat)
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DirectoryCopy Method (String, String, CopyOptions, CopyMoveProgressRoutine, Object, PathFormat)
[AlphaFS] Copies a directory and its contents to a new location, CopyOptions can be specified,

and the possibility of notifying the application of its progress through a callback function.

Namespace: Alphaleonis.Win32.Filesystem
Assembly: AlphaFS (in AlphaFS.dll) Version: 2.0
Syntax
public static CopyMoveResult Copy(
	string sourcePath,
	string destinationPath,
	CopyOptions copyOptions,
	CopyMoveProgressRoutine progressHandler,
	Object userProgressData,
	PathFormat pathFormat
)

Parameters

sourcePath
Type: SystemString
The source directory path.
destinationPath
Type: SystemString
The destination directory path.
copyOptions
Type: Alphaleonis.Win32.FilesystemCopyOptions
CopyOptions that specify how the directory is to be copied. This parameter can be .
progressHandler
Type: Alphaleonis.Win32.FilesystemCopyMoveProgressRoutine
A callback function that is called each time another portion of the directory has been copied. This parameter can be .
userProgressData
Type: SystemObject
The argument to be passed to the callback function. This parameter can be .
pathFormat
Type: Alphaleonis.Win32.FilesystemPathFormat
Indicates the format of the path parameter(s).

Return Value

Type: CopyMoveResult
Returns a CopyMoveResult class with the status of the Copy action.
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.
IOExceptionPassed when an I/O error occurs.
NotSupportedException
UnauthorizedAccessException
Remarks

Option NoBuffering is recommended for very large file transfers.

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

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

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