This activity can be used to move a file from its current location to a new folder.
Source File: set the file to be moved; either a variable or directly the file name (including the address to the file e.g. C:\\Source Folder\\Test.xls).
Destination Folder: the folder where the file defined upper to be moved; either a variable or directly the folder name (including the address e.g. C:\\Destination Folder).
True - if another file with the same name as the value from input field Source File exists in the Destination Folder, the robot will overwrite the already existing file
False - if another file with the same name as the value from input field Source File exists in the Destination Folder, the robot will not overwrite the already existing file, but add a 0 base index to the file to be moved (Test(1).xls)
Display Name: action display name in your implementation project
Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.
Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.
Abort on Error: True/False
Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.
Move a file from an FTP folder to a local one
Once processed, move an invoice from a folder containing unprocessed invoices to another one for invoices already registered in the ERP
Move a scanned file from the default folder to another one
In this example, the robot will move a file from its current location to a given path.
Create 2 folders: FROM and TO.
Create a file in the folder FROM.
Watch the robot in action:
You can see how Move File activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:
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