Document Processing question

Paul Manning paulrmanning58 at icloud.com
Wed Sep 7 19:22:48 UTC 2022


I assume this batch file would have a line for each file to be moved

Paul

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Paul R. Manning
paulrmanning58 at icloud.com



> On Sep 7, 2022, at 2:08 PM, Andrew Stolarz <stolarz at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Paul,
> 
> I'm not aware of a way to do this with Omnis commands. However we also deal
> with a massive amount of files and use RoboCopy (outside of omnis) on
> windows to move files around, delete etc (assuming this is for windows).
> 
> robocopy has been bullet proof for us & is very fast (works on LAN and WAN).
> 
> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/administration/windows-commands/robocopy
> 
> What you can do is build out the robocoy command in Omnis to your
> requirements, and then create/save the command in a batch file that would
> get run by Omnis.
> 
> 
> Andrew
> 
> 
> On Wed, Sep 7, 2022 at 1:45 PM Paul Manning via omnisdev-en <
> omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com> wrote:
> 
>> Background. I am working with a company that handles a massive amount of
>> documents.  The system is set up to store these documents on a drive on the
>> network. They are wanting to start archiving/deleting old records.  Due to
>> time requirements they will need to archive to a separate drive then come
>> back later and delete those.
>> 
>> It presently goes through data records to determine which have docs to
>> archive and does a fileOps.$move… to move files from the working directory
>> to the archive directory. Well this takes a bit of time when you are
>> dealing with thousands of files.  Might there be a way to batch these moves?
>> 
>> Paul
>> 
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>> paulrmanning58 at icloud.com
>> 
>> 
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