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    How do I save an Explorer file list?

    I would like to save a file listing of a directory which includes "content created" and "Date Last Saved". Can I do this in Windows 7 Explorer or do I need an add-in or another program.
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    See Directory Printer for a highly functional, free-for-home-use program.

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    Love the program, been using it for years. However, it does not include "Contents Created" or "Date Last Saved" as File Info descriptor.

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    Its already in Karen's tool, just with "older" names. "Content Created" or "Date Last Saved" puzzle me. I'm not sure why MS adds those as column headers. "Content Created" = "Date Created", and "Date Last Saved" = "Date Modified". Try a fun little science experiment. Create a text file in a test folder and add all 4 of these to the column headers. Wait a few minutes and make a change to the file and save it. Do it again a few minutes later. You'll see the dates & times for "Content Created" & "Date Created" stay the same, and the columns for "Date Last Saved" & "Date Modified" change in tandem.
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    my files have been written to cd, therefore for a typical *.xls file I get in Windows Explorer:

    Date Modified = 1/25/2011 5:45 PM
    Date Last Saved = 8/7/2009 3:07 PM

    Date Created = 1/25/2011 5:45 PM
    Content Created = 8/7/2009 12:32 PM

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    My understanding is ....
    When a file is copied to another folder, the Date Created (date & time) changes to the date & time it was copied to the new folder, but the Content Created (date & time) stays the same.

    In Post #5 above, it looks like the files were copied to CD on 1/25/2011 5:45 PM
    Last edited by tfspry; 2011-03-18 at 14:26. Reason: to refer to Post #5

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