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Re: Calling a MS-DOS command

?For this two specific task you have 
DeleteFile[] and CopyFile[]
In general 
!command will open a shell window, execute the command and close the
shell window

On 5/8/05, Swati Shah <swatshah at> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I would like to call some DOS commands from Mathematica like
> delete ("tmp.txt")
> copy filea to fileb
> Is this possible in Mathematica? I have been looking at the
> documentation but am not having a lot of luck.
> Thanks in advance

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