0 Replies Latest reply on Nov 3, 2014 6:34 AM by jfalberg

    send event to rename an external file

    jfalberg

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      send event to rename an external file

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      In my Filemaker script, I am exporting a single record and want to rename it to a different extention once it's finished exporting.

      I am presently using the following script (substituting fixed values for variables for clarity here):

      Send Variable [$CMDLine; Value:"cmd /c move c:\work\user111_92929AM.1 c:\work\user111_92929AM.reg"]
      Send Event ["aevt"; "odoc"; $CMDLine]

      Management is scrutinizing me for using the "move" command instead of "rename" or similar, so having tried "rename" already and it not working as desired, is there an equivalent that I need here?  I can't seem to find a list of what is acceptable here.