Re: Need advanced DIR list

Subject: Re: Need advanced DIR list
From: Bill Devlin <bdevlinski -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:32:38 -0700

Chris,

Give this a look. It might get you close to what you want.

http://www.print-directory.com/

Bill

On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 9:21 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Bringing the text file into Excel isn't going to allow me to
> programmatically delete the bolded summary lines.
>
> Sample:
>
> e:\Cherie
>
> 06/29/2015 01:15 PM 5,997,521 Account Mtg slides_2.pptx
> *1 File(s) 5,997,521 bytes*
>
> e:\cherie\NYMMIS Project.old
>
> 08/17/2015 10:53 AM 29,941 Copy of Provider dept staffing
> counts 081715.xlsx
> 07/06/2015 01:38 PM 67 desktop.ini
> 06/19/2015 11:20 AM 57,340 Holiday Schedule 2015.pdf
> 06/29/2015 01:37 PM 133,941 NYMMIS Org Chart.pptx
> *4 File(s) 221,289 bytes*
>
> > Chris
>
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 12:08 PM, Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> > In your shoes I would use a multi-app approach: pull a directory listing
> > into a text file, open that in Excel, and use Excel to sort/filter the
> > entries. I've done that for listings with more than 30,000 line items. It
> > takes a minute for Excel to do all the grinding needed when it converts
> the
> > text and runs other ops, but it eventually gets done.
> >
> > On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 10:56 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Keith, been there, done that.
> >>
> >> This is going to require more advanced CMD line methodology than what's
> >> available there.
> >>
> >> I'm also very open to open source utilities that will do exactly what I
> >> need.
> >>
> >> > Chris (who did a tech edit on the MS-DOS 6.0 user manual back in the
> >> day)
> >>
> >> On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 11:52 AM, Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Go to the command line and type DIR /? You'll get the help page for
> >> the
> >> > command with all the switches and options.
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 10:34 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com
> >
> >> > wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Hi All,
> >> >>
> >> >> On aWin7 box, I need to create a list of docs within a very extensive
> >> >> folder\subfolder hierarchy.
> >> >>
> >> >> I need the subfolder location, filename and timestamp, but nothing
> >> else.
> >> >>
> >> >> At a CMD prompt, I know how to redirect a DIR /S to a TXT file.
> >> >>
> >> >> Can I maybe pipe the command through a FILTER on its way to the TXT
> >> file?
> >> >>
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