Copying file names from a folder on a Windows PC
Have you ever wished you could copy just the names of the files in a certain folder to a file? I did, but never bothered to check how this can be done. It is this simple:
- Select the files in the folder whose names you want to copy.
Tip #1: you can use CTRL-A to select all of them
Tip #2: if you keep the CTRL button down you can select files one by one, even if they are not next to each other
- Push the SHIFT button down and then do a right click on the mouse
- Select the “Copy as path” option
- Paste it in the Notepad, Microsoft Word, your post or word processor… file the list.
Tip #3: Do a find-and-replace operation to get rid of the beginnings of the paths. E.g. replace “C:UsersUserDocuments” with nothing.