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FileInfoCopyTo Method (String, CopyOptions, Boolean)
[AlphaFS] Copies an existing file to a new file, allowing the overwriting of an existing file, CopyOptions can be specified.

Namespace: Alphaleonis.Win32.Filesystem
Assembly: AlphaFS (in AlphaFS.dll) Version: 2.0
public FileInfo CopyTo(
	string destinationPath,
	CopyOptions copyOptions,
	bool preserveDates


Type: SystemString
The name of the new file to copy to.
Type: Alphaleonis.Win32.FilesystemCopyOptions
CopyOptions that specify how the file is to be copied.
Type: SystemBoolean
if original Timestamps must be preserved, otherwise.

Return Value

Type: FileInfo

Returns a new file, or an overwrite of an existing file if copyOptions is not FailIfExists.

If the file exists and copyOptions contains FailIfExists, an IOException is thrown.

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.

Option NoBuffering is recommended for very large file transfers.

Use this method to allow or prevent overwriting of an existing 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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