Windows Equivalents for Shell: cp (copy)

Peter TB Brett peter.brett at
Tue Jul 12 17:16:01 EDT 2016

On 12/07/2016 22:08, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote:
>> which file is in memory after we do this, the original, or the copy
>> with a new name?
>> A "save copy as" command?
> I was hoping to see how the Dictionary describes that, but the
> Dictionary entry for "save" doesn't seem to mention a "copy" option at all.
> The syntax guide for "save" is:
>   save stack [as filePath] [with format stackFormat |
>      with newest format]
> It does include this:
>   Use the save command to save changes to a stack
>   or to save a copy of a stack into another file.
> ...but it doesn't seem to offer any guidance on the syntax for copying.
> Did I miss something?
> When was "copy" introduced?

It wasn't.

I was proposing that Brahmanathaswami might like to make an enhancement 


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