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Copy Document Directory

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Operationdocument_copy_directory
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Description #

Copy an entire directory within PlaidCloud Document.

Copy Directory #

First, select the appropriate account from the dropdown menu.

Next, press the Browse button to select the directory you’d like to copy.

Select Destination #

First, select the appropriate account from the dropdown menu.

Next, press the Browse button to select the destination for the copied directory. If desired, the copied directory can be given a new name. To do so, simply check the Rename the Copied Folder to: box and type in a new name.

Important

The default behavior is to overwrite anything which already exists. Be careful to not accidentally overwrite.

Workflow Configuration Forms #

Document Copy Directory

Examples #

In this example, the etl_prototyping/data_files/ directory is copied into the etl_prototyping/ directory. It is renamed to test_copy_2.Document Copy Directory

As you can see below, the source and target directories have the same contents.Document Copy Directory - Source

The copied directory’s files all contain the same timestamp as they were created during the copy.Document Copy Directory - Target

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