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Providing enduser with upgrade script

Question asked by ralvy on Oct 24, 2009
Latest reply on Oct 25, 2009 by ralvy


Providing enduser with upgrade script


I'm trying to figure out how to provide the user with a script that would do someting like this, given that I have a data separation model:


1. Put a copy of their current Data File (let's call it Data.USR) in a subfolder called Old.

2. Delete the current Data.USR.

3. Rename the supplied updated Data File to the proper name. For instance, rename it from Data._ to Data.USR.

4. Import data from Old/Data.USR to Data.USR.


I can easily do step 1 and 4. Steps 2 and 3 bother me. Data.USR will be open,and stay open, even if I use the Close File command in the script, because the interface file needs. I don't see a way around this. I've tried Troi File plugin, but I get an error $$32, which I would expect because Data.USR always stays open.