Windows 10, Emacs 25.1, Dired+

I try to copy a file from test folder to nonexistent folder new:


But I get this error:


Is it possible to make Emacs autocreate folder new and copy the file to it? It would be very convenient.

(In file manager Total Commander it's possible. And it's very good.)

  • Please consider filing an enhancement request: M-x report-emacs-bug. You might want to request a user option that affects (creation of missing directories for) copying and moving files generally, i.e., not something that is only specific to Dired. – Drew Oct 13 '17 at 14:54
  • I never use before command report-emacs-bug. Has some kind of manual for this? – Alex Oct 13 '17 at 16:27
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    Just invoke the command, then type your enhancement request in the space provided, then hit C-c C-c to send the report as an email. C-c C-c might ask you how you want to send it. I just answer mail-client, to use my ordinary mail client. That pops up a new mail message, where I paste the text that I edited (it is ready to paste). When you do C-c C-c you'll see more help/instructions. You can also just send a mail to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org, which is what report-emacs-bug helps you do. But report-emacs-bug sets up the mail correctly and includes some extra info. – Drew Oct 13 '17 at 18:41

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