Re: Editable List of Filenames from Windows?

Subject: Re: Editable List of Filenames from Windows?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 16:06:04 -0800

Add this after any command to route the output into a text file:

> c:\<some directory>\<some filename>.txt

E.g.:

tree > c:\treeout.txt

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 3:54 PM, DonaLuisa <donaluisa_nwr -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:
> Thanks for the tips! I am using XP, and I do not have write access to the
> N:\ directory.
>
>
>
> I don't know DOS commands, nor the name of my computer. So typing "tree" at
> the command line is getting me some lovely stuff scrolling by, but I'm
> missing how I get it into a text file.
>
>
>
> Also, typing dir, the directory path, and /a:d /b displayed great stuff on
> the command line screen, exactly what I want, but how do I get this into a
> text file?
>
>
>
>
>
> -Donna
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert Lauriston" <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Sent: Friday, November 20, 2009 3:22:17 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
> Subject: Re: Editable List of Filenames from Windows?
>
> The TREE command might be more appropriate to this task.
>
> If you don't have write access to the network directory, use something like:
>
> tree > c:\scratch\tree.txt
>
> You might want to add some more switches to DIR:
>
> dir /a:d /s /b
>
> /a:d = directories only
> /s = include all subdirectories
> /b = bare format
>
> Do tree /? or dir /? for more switches.
>
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 3:08 PM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> The command line method:
>>
>> Start > Run > CMD > [ENTER]
>>
>> CD \\*{computer_name}*\*{filepath*
>> <file://%7bcomputer_name%7d/%7Bfilepath>*
>> }*
>> **
>> DIR /S *. > *{Local_filename}*.txt
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 3:02 PM, DonaLuisa
>> <donaluisa_nwr -at- comcast -dot- net>wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I am on a PC using Windows. From My Computer I can navigate to a network
>>> directory, and nested in a subfolder is a list of sub-subfolders. I would
>>> love a quick way of putting that list of of folder names in an Office
>>> application, like Excel or Word.
> ...
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