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RenameFile["file1", "file2"]
renames file1 to file2.
  • file1 must already exist; file2 must not.
  • RenameFile sets the modification date for file2 to be the same as for file1.
  • RenameFile returns the full new file name, or $Failed if the file cannot be renamed.
Copy a file:
Rename the file:
Import the renamed file:
Delete the file:
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