2.14.2.3 changeUFF

Menu Information

Preferences: Options: System Path(tab): User Files Folder: Change(Button)

Brief Information

Change the path of User Files Folder

Additional Information

Minimum Origin Version Required: 8.1 SR0

Command Line Usage

changeUFF path:="c:\My User Files" copy:=0;

Variables

Display
Name
Variable
Name
I/O
and
Type
Default
Value
Description
New User Files Folder path

Input

string

<unassigned>
Specify a path for the new User Files Folder.
Copy All Files From Original copy

Input

int

1
Specify whether to copy all files from the original User Files Folder to the new User Files Folder. When this is selected, the files in the original User Files Folder will overwrite the ones with the same names in the new specified User Files Folder.

Description

This X-Function is capable of changing the User Files Folder. Restarting Origin is needed before using the new User Files Folder. This X-Function allows you to copy all the files from the original User Files Folder to the new one. If you want to choose what files to be copied, you can uncheck the Copy All Files From Original check box and then restart Origin. After restarting , you can copy your files using Preference: Transfer User Files... from Origin main menu.

Examples

The following example shows how to change the User Files Folder and copy all the files in original folder to the new one at the same time.

  1. Select Preference: Change User Files Folder... from the Origin main menu to bring up the changeUFF dialog.
  2. In the dialog, type C:\My User Files in the New User Files Folder text box. Select the Copy All Files From Original check box.
    ChangeUFF example 1.png
  3. Click the OK button, and then click the OK button again on the pop-up Attention! message box.
  4. Restart Origin. Notice that the new User Files Folder is in use.
    ChangeUFF example 2.png

Keywords:UFF