Returns R after copying file(s) or directories from src to dst.


R = copyfile(src, dst)

[R, msg, id] = copyfile (src, dst, 'f')


Source file or directory which may contain wild cards.
Type: string
Destination file or directory. If src represents multiple files, dst must be a valid directory.
Type: string
Force copy flag which attempts to overwrite dst, if it exists.
Type: char | string


1 on success and 0 on failure.
Type: integer
msg (optional)
System dependent message on failure.
Type: string
id (optional)
System dependent message ID on failure, or empty string on success.
Type: int | string


Successful copy of a file to a destination directory:
R = copyfile('foo.txt', 'c:\tests\A')
R = 1
Successful copy of source name with a wild card and force copy option
[R, msg, id] = copyfile('fo*.txt', 'c:\tests\', 'f')
R = 1
msg =
id = 
Unsuccessful copy of a file, with a system message and ID:
[R, msg, id] = copyfile('zzz.txt', 'c:\')
R = 0
msg = No such file or directory
Copy failed from [foo.txt] to [c:\]
id = 2