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Copying File Names to another document.... ???

by chindalamicce / August 17, 2012 4:13 AM PDT

I would like to copy a list of file names, like image files' names and paste this into a word document or an excel sheet.

i am working on a Windows 7 Professional PC machine, Version 6.1

not the files themselves, just the Names of the files. i dont even really need to the extensions. but it would be okay if they came over too.

i have tried everything i know... but if anyone can help, i'd sure appreciate it. There is probably some really easy way to do this, that i have never figured out.

thanks in advance for your help and patience on this!~

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Did you try the old ways?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 17, 2012 2:12 PM PDT

Let's say I want a directory of file names to a file.

At the command line I type...

DIR /B > something.txt

I can then open something.txt with Notepad if I want to copy that.

PS. The DIR command is a basic skill so I don't want to offend any user.

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And this link shows the new ways.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 17, 2012 2:15 PM PDT
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