automatic file copy on a mac

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  08 August 2009
automatic file copy on a mac

hi, i'm pretty sure this is possible but i don't know how it works. Just say i save a psd to a folder only for psds but want to make a copy of this file in a backup or textures folder, how do you get osx to do this automatically.

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adam
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  08 August 2009
I think Smart Folders can be used for this.
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  08 August 2009
OS X probably has cron or something similar to schedule and/or repeat commands. For example you could run a command once a day like:

cp -r *.psd /scenes/textures /backup/textures


Or use whatever command you want to copy and backup files. There seems to be quite a lot out there about using cron on OS X but if that doesn't satisfy then just look for cron by itself. Cheers!

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=cron+osx
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  08 August 2009
Hi set up an "automator workflow script"
Google it.




Cheers
 
  08 August 2009
thanks for the suggestions i'll check them out.

adam
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