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Topic # 27421 25-Oct-2008 15:02 Send private message

Hi Guys,
I have many Mp3's on my PC. I want to know if there is any quick way to select all of these named files and importing them into a text format to view like a database? Saving myself valuable time copying and pasting each individual file name into Notepad. I am running Windows XP Home.

Thanks for any help
Regards
BazNZ

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  Reply # 173563 25-Oct-2008 15:45 Send private message

just the filename and not any other details??

start | run | cmd
Starts the command prompt.

Navigate to where your music is (cd \My Music)
then type
dir *.mp3 /s/b > c:\files.txt

Will create a listing of just filenames and their paths to a file called files.txt in the c:\




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  Reply # 173564 25-Oct-2008 15:47 Send private message

Thanks so much Psycik...I'll give that a go.



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Reply # 173571 25-Oct-2008 16:01 Send private message

I'm dumb and must be doing something wrong I can't even get to the path.Frown



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  Reply # 173575 25-Oct-2008 16:19 Send private message

BazNZ: I'm dumb and must be doing something wrong I can't even get to the path.Frown



I GOT IT NOW ! THANKS BUD !

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