Object Copy

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You may copy any object in the Drives panel to any other object, if there is enough space on the target one.

Before Copy object to... becomes enabled on the Create menu, you need to enable writing.

To enable writing,

1On the R-Studio main panel, select the Tools menu, then Settings, and select Enable Write on the Settings dialog box.
>The Copy object to... will be enabled on the Create menu.

Now objects can be copied.

 

Depending on the objects to copy and your tasks, you may do:

Binary (byte to byte copy)

An exact copy of the source object (or a part thereof) to the destination device (from its beginning or a specified offset). Any object may be copied to any object this way.

To perform a binary copy of an object,

1Select Copy object to... on the Create menu
2Select a source and destination objects on the Drives Copy Wizard panel and click the Next button
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Drives Copy Wizard

3Select Binary (byte to byte) copy on the Copy Options dialog box, specify copy options, and click the Next button
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Copy options dialog box

Click to expand/collapse Copy options

3View the copy task settings on the Drives Copy Wizard and click the Finish button
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Drives Copy Wizard

or click the <Back button to edit the copy parameters

>R-Studio will start copying data from the source object to the destination one.

Smart partition copy

Only partitions can be copied with this option to other partitions or empty spaces. You may change some parameters of the the copied partition(s) on the destination drive.

To perform a smart partition copy of a partition,

1Select Copy object to... on the Create menu
2Select source and destination partitions on the Drives Copy Wizard panel and click the Next button
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Drives Copy Wizard

3Select Smart partition copy on the Copy Options panel, specify copy options, and click the Next button
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Copy options dialog box

Click to expand/collapse Copy options

3View the copy task settings on the Drives Copy Wizard and click the Finish button
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Drives Copy Wizard

or click the <Back button to edit the copy parameters

>R-Studio will start copying data from the source partition to the destination place.

Smart drive copy

Only  whole drives  can be copied with this option to other drives. You may change some parameters of the copied drives.

To perform a smart drive copy of a hard drive,

1Select Copy object to... on the Create menu
2Select a source and destination hard drives on the Drives Copy Wizard panel and click the Next button
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Drives Copy Wizard

3Select Smart drive copy on the Copy Options panel, specify copy options, and click the Next button
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Copy options dialog box

Click to expand/collapse Copy options

3View the copy task settings on the Drives Copy Wizard and click the Finish button
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Drives Copy Wizard

or click the Cancel button to cancel this process.

>R-Studio will start copying data from the source hard drive to the destination one.