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    list folder contents to text (WinXP SP2)

    How can I make a list of the files (filename.ext) in a folder, put into Word ideally? I am sure it is possible from the command prompt using DIR or something but don't know how, or maybe something easier via the gui? Thanks in advance.

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    Re: list folder contents to text (WinXP SP2)

    If you want it into Word, wouldn't a Word macro (such as in <post:=507,734>post 507,734</post:> ) do the job?

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    Re: list folder contents to text (WinXP SP2)

    Here's a sample of creating a text file with a list of filenames from some folder. You don't really need the *.* but I included it only to show you that you CAN use wildcards if you want to select certain files.

    If you need to run the command more than once to add more files to the output file, make the directional symbol double ( >> ) to append to the output file.
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    Re: list folder contents to text (WinXP SP2)

    Thanks guys, just what I needed. Frank

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    Re: list folder contents to text (WinXP SP2)

    If you want more flexibility see Karen's Directory Printer. It is <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> for home use.

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