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This function is one of Plugins Operation.You can find the movie in ARGOS RPA+ video tutorial.




File/Folder Operations

File/Folder Operations(FF Op) is a very powerful tool for EDI type automation when used with [File Monitor] operation.

Primary Features

  • Copies a file from a folder to another

  • Moves a file from a folder to another

  • Removes a file from folder to another

  • Creates a file at any directory

  • Rename file




Need help?

Technical contact to tech@argos-labs.com


May you search all operations,





Use case 1

  1. Prepare variables.
  2. Setup [File Monitor] as a watch dog.
  3. Setup [File Monitor] as a watch dog.
  4. Setup Repeat (just in case you find multiple target files).
  5. Get a time stamp for a unique temporary file name (working file name).
  6. Move the file to a working folder with a temporary name.




Use Case 1

Moving file(s) to a working folder with temporary file name.

Bot looks like this. 4 operations (5 operations with a Repeat loop)



1. Prepare variables.



2. Setup [File Monitor] as a watch dog.



3. Setup [File Monitor] as a watch dog.


4. Setup Repeat (just in case you find multiple target files)

            Also refer to Benny’s Secret Functions.



5. Get a time stamp for a unique temporary file name (working file name).


6. Move the file to a working folder with a temporary name.