Auto Backup of EZB Project


Using a batch file and a script in ARC you can create a scripted method to auto backup your EZB project file.

Step 1 Make the Batch file

What is a batch file? It's an old school Windows/DOS method of scripting processes for everything from deleting files, copying files, creating files, opening or closing programs, etc can be scripted in a batch file.

It's a throw back to the days when DOS was used on IBM computer systems before the graphics user interface of Windows. Nearly anything you can do via typing commands in a Windows Command (cmd) terminal you can script in a batch file. It's still useful today to do many things on a modern Windows computer.

To Create a Batch File: Create a new text (.txt) document on your desktop. Double click the file it should be blank inside. Now, go to file, save as, and in the Save As window, input a name for your ,bat file and then add a ".bat" to the end of the file name (without the quotes).

Because I have several batch files my EZ-Robot projects use, I keep all of mine in one folder where my EZ-Robot projects are: C:\Users\YourName\Documents\EZ-Builder\My Projects\BatchFiles

But you can keep your .bat files anywhere you want. Just make sure you know the path.


Upgrade to ARC Pro

Stay at the forefront of robot programming innovation with ARC Pro, ensuring your robot is always equipped with the latest advancements.