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Copying a file from a Quickr Place/Room

Post by gtdalsanto » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:53 am

Does anyone know how to copy a file from a Quickr connector place/room folder using Macro Scheduler using the CopyFile/CopyFolder commands? Since a Quickr drive is a connector, and is not mapped to a physical drive letter, I can't figure out how to copy a file from a quickr folder to a local C: drive folder. Any help would be appreciated.

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Post by Marcus Tettmar » Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:13 am

I have no idea what a Quickr is. But if you're talking about network mappings then you can just do:

CopyFile>\\server\share\folder\file.ext,c:\somewhere\else
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Lotus Quickr is IBM's answer to docushare and sharepoint

Post by gtdalsanto » Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:04 pm

IBM Lotus Quickr is team collaboration software that can help you access and interact with the people, information and project materials you need to get your work done. I believe it is IBM's answer to docushare, and Microsoft's Sharepoint.

Lotus Quickr has a rich set of features, such as content libraries to share information, team discussion forums to encourage communications, wikis that let your team create and edit content together, and connectors that help make sharing easier and which connect team collaboration with other sofware such as Lotus Notes, Lotus Connections, Lotus Sametime, Lotus Symphony, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook.

Here is a link that tells more about it.
http://www-01.ibm.com/software/lotus/pr ... tures.html

They have what is called connectors, which is similar to a mapped drive. What I am trying to do is copy a file from a Lotus Quickr connector drive (which is like a folder out on the network), to my local drive to do file processing. Using the CopyFile command does not work.

my syntax is:

CopyFile>\\Lotus Quickr\folder name\filename,c:\temp\newfilename

I have used quotes around the source such as:

CopyFile>"\\Lotus Quickr\folder name\filename.doc",c:\temp\newfilename.doc

but nothing seems to work. Not sure if the CopyFile command will work with Lotus Quickr folders, but is there some other way to copy files using automation without having to go through IBM's web interface or going through the file explorer.

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Post by Marcus Tettmar » Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:12 pm

How would you do it if you were doing it manually? If you can do it from a DOS command line what does that command line look like? We could easily run a DOS command line.
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Post by gtdalsanto » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:39 pm

Trying it from a dos command box was one of the things I tried first. Doesn't work. It cannot recognize it as a network drive. I have looked on the IBM forum's/knowledgebase, but cannot find anything. Possibly there is an Quickr API I can call from VBScript that would do the trick, but I cannot find anything. Still searching...just was hoping someone else have run into the same problem.

To do it manually, you have to either use their web interface and copy one file at a time (which I really don't want to do), or go through the windows explorer, and you can copy one file at a time. It won't let you copy multiple files though. They hook into the windows interface for outlook, explorer, lotus notes, etc.
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Post by adroege » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:58 pm

Examine the HTML source of the web interface. It might be possible to replicate what they are doing by using HTTPRequest> commands

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Post by Marcus Tettmar » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:58 pm

Well, without wanting to state the obvious, if the only way to do it right now is visually via Windows Explorer or some other UI then the only way to automate it would be to simulate doing it visually via Windows Explorer or some other UI .....

Like you said, sounds like you want to find a command line tool or COM object or DLL you can use.
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