Easy way to find list of files just by right click.....

Posted by Shashank Krishna Thursday, January 15, 2009


sharethis: After this tutorial,an option will be available whenever you right-click any folder which will display all the files and sub-folders inside that folder and save it to a text file.

1. Create a .bat file...Open Notepad and copy-paste the following data in it.

cd %1dir /a /b /-p /o:gen >C:\filelist.txtstart notepad C:\filelist.txt

You can edit the path to your preference.Now name this file anything you wish and save it anywhere you wish.

2. Make file visible in right click context menu.
Open explorer window, Go to Tools>Folder Options..>File types and from the registered file types list,select FOLDER.
Click on Advanced>New....In the Action box, type in the name you want in context menu. For e.g. Generate File List..
Then click on Browse.., navigate to the .bat file whch u hav created with some name..created in step 1 .

3. Congratulations!!You are done with the tutorial!!. Now right click any folder and select Generate File Listing. A text file will be created in your C:\ drive [or any path you specified in the .bat file.] called filelist.txt which contains list of all files and sub-folders in the parent folder!
Even the hidden files are listed......
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