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# 1  
Old 11-02-2010
Copy all zipped files from one folder to another

Hi everyone,

when I try to copy *.gz files run cp within the correct source folder it works as follow:
Source folder = C:/Documents and Settings/user/Recent papers/2771/
Destination folder = C:/Documents and Settings/user/My documents/1532/temp


Code:
cp *.gz "C:/Documents and Settings/user/My documents/1532/temp" (it works)

but when I write source folder and destination folder is not working:
Code:
cp "C:/Documents and Settings/user/Recent papers/2771/" *.gz "C:/Documents and Settings/user/My documents/1532/temp"  (Is not working)

Code:
cp "C:/Documents and Settings/user/Recent papers/2771/*.gz" "C:/Documents and Settings/user/My documents/1532/temp"  (Is not working either)

How is the correct way to do it?
Im using Cygwin.

Thanks in advance.
# 2  
Old 11-02-2010
Did you try this ?
Code:
cp "C:/Documents and Settings/user/Recent papers/2771/"*.gz "C:/Documents and Settings/user/My documents/1532/temp"

(without space between the " and the * )
# 3  
Old 11-02-2010
Hi ctsgnb,

Thats was the error. Many thanks for your help, it works now!

Best regards.

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