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Old 06 June 2003, 10:05   #8
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Originally posted by gary
To indicate the current directory you have to specify an empty string: ""

cd ram:
copy df0:myfile ""

The file "myfile" will be copied from device "DF0" to the current directory (RAM

It always annoyed me that they didn't use "*" as a standard wildcard in AmigaDos. There are some PD shells (zshell) that allow '*' and possibly other command formats that are more user-friendly.
That's the one! Thanks A bit strange though - ""

Interesting to see that #? is the wildcard. Being a bit rusty I've tried * and found it didn't work, so either copied the directory or used ALL.
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