Copying file/folder names to Word

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Bill P, Oct 27, 2004.

  1. Bill P

    Bill P Guest

    Is there a simple programme that will extract the names of the folders
    and files that are on a backup CD and copy them to MS Word ?
    Bill P, Oct 27, 2004
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    °Mike° Guest

    Open a DOS box and type in the following -- assuming
    that your CD is drive "D"; change if necessary:

    dir D: /b /s >c:\files.txt

    This will give you a text listing in your root C: drive
    called "files.txt". Copy/paste the contents into
    °Mike°, Oct 27, 2004
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    Marcus Guest

    Marcus, Oct 27, 2004
  4. Bill P

    Bill P Guest

    Thanks °Mike°

    Bill P, Oct 27, 2004
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    Bill P Guest

    Bill P, Oct 27, 2004
  6. Bill P

    °Mike° Guest

    You're welcome.

    °Mike°, Oct 27, 2004
  7. Bill P

    Bill P Guest

    Actually Marcus, it doesn't do everything I want. It doesn't recognise
    any files within the folders.
    Bill P, Oct 27, 2004
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    G. Morgan Guest


    Mike gave you the correct answer.

    Completely unrelated to what you asked, but, a neat feature of
    Netscape and Firefox is listing and the ability to print directories.

    Put this into your browser (Not IE)


    replace "c" with your CD drive letter.

    You can view the contents of files without the browser trying to
    launch them, and save the (collapsed) tree as html or text.

    I don't know if you can force it to expand the tree. If someone knows
    how please post it, I would like to see that.


    Remove the 'snails' from my email
    G. Morgan, Oct 27, 2004
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    John Holmes Guest

    Bill P came up with this:
    Open a command window, type cd x:\ (substitute x for the drive letter
    where your backup cd resides). Be sure to be in the root of the drive by
    typing cd \. Then type dir /s >c:\whatever.doc. Open the created file
    with Word.
    John Holmes, Apr 28, 2006
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