Type: Internal (6.0 and later)
MOVE [/Y|/-Y] [d:][path]filename[,[d:][path]filename[...]] destination
Purpose: Moves one or more files to the location you specify. Can
also be used to rename directories.
To move a file or files, you specify the name and location of the file or
files you want to move followed by the destination. The destination
specifies the new location of the file, or the new name of the directory.
The destination can consist of a drive letter followed by a colon, a
directory name, or a combination. If you are moving only one file, you
can also specify a filename. If you are moving more than one file, the
destination must be a directory name. If you move a file to an existing
file, it will be overwritten.
/Y - Use this option if you want MOVE to replace existing file(s) without
prompting you for a confirmation. Otherwise, the replacement will not be
made until you confirm it. If you use MOVE as part of a batch file,
existing files will be replaced without a confirmation prompt. This
option will override all defaults as well as the current setting of the
COPYCMD environment variable.
/-Y - Use this option if you want MOVE to provide a confirmation prompt
before replacing an existing file. This option will override all defaults
as well as the current setting of the COPYCMD environment variable.
If you want to move two files named LETTER1 and LETTER2 from the current
directory to the \MEMOS directory on drive C, enter the following:
move letter1, letter2 c:\memos
To rename the 89MEMOS directory on drive C to 90MEMOS, enter the
move c:\89memos c:\90memos
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