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I have a text file as below, i need to detect/find/extract the file names inside "<" and ">", and then search for that filename in another folder and copy it to a new folder. and these with any occurrence.

#include <SD.h>                      // Se inclye la libreria SD
#include <SPI.h>              // Se incluye la libreria para la comunicacion SPI
#include <TMRpcm.h>           //  Se incluye la libreria para reproducir .WAV
#include <HCSR04.h>

#define SD_ChipSelectPin 4  // Selecciona la tarjeta SD. Puede ser cualquier pin que NO se esté         utilizando ya. 
TMRpcm Audio;   // Se crea un objeto para usar las funciones de la libreria TMRpcm
UltraSonicDistanceSensor distanceSensor(7, 8);  // Initialize sensor that uses digital pins 13 and 12.

bool boton_A = 0; //Variable que guarda el estado del pulsador de cambiar de cancion
bool boton_B = 0; //Variable que guarda el estado del pulsador de pausar
int song = 0; //Se inician en 0 para que cuando se incremente la cancion al principio se reproduzca la cancion 1
int last_song = 0; //Almacena el número de la ultima cancion
int pos;        // posicion detectada

in that case i need the bat to copy SD.h SPI.h TMRpcm.h and HCSR04.h to a new folder. i tried a lot but without success. I don't put my previous attempts because they're very basic stuff. And in some moment I realized I need help.

You can do something like that , just modify the variables to yours :

@echo off
Title find string in file and copy to a new folder using batch script
Rem You should modify the variable InputFile to yours 
set "InputFile=Test.txt"
Set "OutPutFile=Output.txt"
Call :Extract "%InputFile%" "%OutPutFile%"
Rem You should modify the variable Source_Folder to yours 
Set "Source_Folder=E:\StackOverflow\"
Rem You should modify the variable Target_Folder to yours 
Set "Target_Folder=E:\TargetFolder\"

If Not Exist "%Target_Folder%" MD "%Target_Folder%"

@for /f "delims=" %%a in ('Type "%OutPutFile%"') do (
    @for /f "delims=" %%b in ('Dir /b /s "%Source_Folder%" ^|find /I "%%a"') do (
        echo "%%~fb"
        Copy /Y "%%~fb" "%Target_Folder%"
    )
)
pause
Exit
::-----------------------------------------------------
:Extract <InputFile> <OutPutFile>
(
echo Data = WScript.StdIn.ReadAll
echo Data = Extract(Data,"\<(\S+)\>"^)
echo WScript.StdOut.WriteLine Data
echo Function Extract(Data,Pattern^)
echo    Dim oRE,oMatches,Match,M,i
echo    set oRE = New RegExp
echo    oRE.IgnoreCase = True
echo    oRE.Global = True
echo    oRE.Pattern = Pattern
echo    set oMatches = oRE.Execute(Data^)
echo    If not isEmpty(oMatches^) then
echo        For i = 0 To oMatches.Count - 1
echo            M = M ^& oMatches(i^).SubMatches(0^) ^& vbcrlf 
echo        Next 
echo    End if
echo    Extract = M
echo End Function
)>"%tmp%\%~n0.vbs"
cscript //nologo "%tmp%\%~n0.vbs" < "%~1" > "%~2"
If Exist "%tmp%\%~n0.vbs" Del "%tmp%\%~n0.vbs"
exit /b
::-----------------------------------------------------

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Perhaps this is the sort of thing you're looking for:

@For /F "Tokens=2 Delims=<>" %%G In (
    '^""%__AppDir__%findstr.exe" /IRC:"^#include[\ ]*<.*\.h>" "S:\omewhere\A Text File.txt"^"'
)Do @"%__AppDir__%xcopy exe" "X:\Another Folder\%%G" "Y:\A New Folder\" /Y>NUL 2>&1

Please modify the locations/file name/directory names as necessary.

I will not be expanding upon anything in the above, as you did not show any indication that you had made any attempt at your task before asking here. If you want to know how a particular command works, open a Command Prompt, (cmd.exe), window and enter the command name followed by the standard help option /?, i.e. for /?, findstr /?, and xcopy /?

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Select Search > Find in Files from the menu. If you like keyboard shortcuts better, use Ctrl-Shift-F to open the search window instead. The find in files configuration window is pretty easy to use as you can ignore most options if you don't require them. What you need to configure are the following fields: Find What: this is the search string that you want Notepad++ to find in the files. Directory: this is the root folder that contains all the files that you want searched.

Comments
  • Please edit your question and add what did you tried as code until now !
  • My attempt was a fail. I try code I see on some sites but always getting some error. I try yours and share result. Thanks
  • your code is a huge step on the rigth direction!!! a mannaged to run it and it find the files and copies them but also copies every file containing for example the letters "sd" but it is something ! i need to investigate and work on it. thanks!!!
  • i made a lot of attemps but i can get it to work . of course i know and understand some cmd commands , i read from tutorialspoint.com/batch_script/batch_script_strings.htm. but i can get it. i modify your example and run it but nothing happens
  • @For /F "Tokens=2 Delims=<>" %%G In ( '^""%__AppDir__%findstr.exe" /IRC:"^#include[\ ]*<.*\.h>" "test.txt"^"' )Do @"%__AppDir__%xcopy exe" "C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\libraries\%%G" "C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\libraries" /Y>NUL 2>&1
  • @OscarCastano, of course nothing appears to happen. You're using the same location for your source and destination directories! You may also require to run 'As administrator' if the destination path is protected from normal user access.
  • well.... i have no words... your first example works great! it just solves the problem that ARDUINO IDE has and by some reason they dont fix it. you write some code, and share it or need it some time later just to find you need some libraries you don't has any more or you don't remember which version you have before!