extract part of a filename to create a folder

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Postby melvin » Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:20 pm

can you hardcode in 485 or 245 into a file monitor task?

if yes, then use one file monitor task and check for the '485' in the filename. if it passes this check, run a copy task to move it into the 485 subfolder.

similarly for the 245 filename.


However, if the filename is PS_AAA_CANCAD.csv where AAA continuously varies, then you have to use a Script task to detect AAA and transfer the file to the appropriate AAA folder. is this the case?
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Postby Tech Support » Fri Sep 19, 2008 3:59 pm

there are script examples via the script task interface. We will write a simple script out here to trim the variable next week. remind us if we forget.
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