Copy one or more files.
copy [/A|/B] [d:][path]file [[/A|/B] +[d:][path]file] [...] [dest] [/V] [/Y]
The name of a file to copy. This is the source.
The name of destination file(s) or directory. If the
dest filename contains a *, then this is replaced by that part of
the filename with the same part as the source.
Copies an ASCII file. If this precedes a filename in a list of files,
then from this file on, copy as ASCII files.
Copies a binary file. This is the default. If this precedes a
filename in a list of files, then from this file on, copy as binary
Verifies that the files are written correctly.
Suppresses the overwrite confirmation message; existing files with the
same name at the destination will be overwritten.
Copy won't copy directories or files that are of zero length. To copy either of these,
The COPYCMD environment variable can be set to make /Y the default:
To cancel the /Y for a particular copy command, use /-Y at the command line.
The COPYCMD variable also affects the xcopy command.
Copyright © 1998 Jim Hall
This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO.
See the file H2Cpying.txt for copying conditions.