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C program to copy a file

C program to copy files: This program copies a file, firstly you will specify the file to copy, and then you will enter the name of the target file, you will have to mention the extension of the file also. We will open the file that we wish to copy in "read" mode and target file in "write" mode.

C programming code

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
 
int main()
{
   char ch, source_file[20], target_file[20];
   FILE *source, *target;
 
   printf("Enter name of file to copy\n");
   gets(source_file);
 
   source = fopen(source_file, "r");
 
   if( source == NULL )
   {
      printf("Press any key to exit...\n");
      exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
   }
 
   printf("Enter name of target file\n");
   gets(target_file);
 
   target = fopen(target_file, "w");
 
   if( target == NULL )
   {
      fclose(source);
      printf("Press any key to exit...\n");
      exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
   }
 
   while( ( ch = fgetc(source) ) != EOF )
      fputc(ch, target);
 
   printf("File copied successfully.\n");
 
   fclose(source);
   fclose(target);
 
   return 0;
}

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