createfile until

This command creates a text file named __createfile in the site directory. It allows you to fill a file with a series of statements up to a terminating string. This is similar to the appendfile command and it works like a here document.

This command is typically used to create a config file or a script.

Version Platforms
8.0.584.0 AIX, HP-UX, Mac, Red Hat, SUSE, Solaris, Windows
8.1.535.0 Debian, Ubuntu


createfile until delimiter
line 1
line 2


This example copies some system information to the file C:\info.txt:

createfile until end
Operating system = {name of operating system}
Processor count = {number of processors}
delete C:\info.txt
copy __createfile C:\info.txt