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Hello, i have one problem in one bat file to copy the directories, files and subfiles but directoris must start for letter a i try something like this:

CD ...
for /d %%X in (a*) do robocopy %%X "C:\Users\1"

This bat file copy sub directories and files but doesn't copy the first folder. Can you help me?

The best regards:
Joao Marques

[Edit] Removed shouting - by Jibesh[/edit]
Posted 18-Feb-13 12:50pm
Edited 18-Feb-13 12:59pm
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 18-Feb-13 17:55pm
What's the purpose of this copy? If you want to do it all using batch loops, you don't need robocopy. If you want to use robocopy, you don't need a loop.

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Solution 1

Please see my comment to the question. Are you merging all directories into one? Then you can have problems: some sub-directories/files in different merging branches can have identical names; another possible problem is permission. You need to check it up.

Member 9845166 18-Feb-13 18:11pm
have one directory with files and other directories and i want copy the all directories that strats for letter "a".
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 18-Feb-13 18:22pm
You are merging them in one, right? Then I described the problems you might have. Please check up.

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