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Help Creating Archive of Files

Hi,

I have been sorting through and organizing 60 gigs worth of files. I have placing the files in hundreds of newly created folders. I have gotten to the point where I know what folder a specific file should be, but what I'd really like to do is be able to be able to view (and print) an outline which lists all the folders and the files within. Is this possible?

I really appreciate your help,
Andy

Put another way, I have developed a Dewey-decimal like way of storing files (so I know where everything should be) but I'd like a list of everything in the library.

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you could make use of the command prompt and the following commands for a graphic listing:

c: / (takes you to the root of the drive, change to the drive you prefer)

then

tree > c_tree.txt /f /a (creates a file named c_tree.txt in the root directory - if you have lots of files it can get quite large. If the file already exists it will overwrite it.)

The above can be modified however you prefer such as listing any specific drive or directory (folder) and everything under it such as:

c: /

then change to the data directory

cd data (gives a prompt of C:\data> )

then the tree command

tree > c_tree.txt /f /a

Like Bob however, I can't see much use for such a thing.

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Printing list of files.

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Is THIS what you are looking for ? You can use it in conjunction with THIS

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