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21-12-2003, 06:30 AM
so how do i print a list of files?
this is what i want to do , for instance if i were looking in windows explorer and i had a folder with mp3,s in it ,i can look at the big list of mp3,s but how do i print this list out ?
or how can i print out a list of a folder contents?

21-12-2003, 06:40 AM
oh yea i have windows me

that sounds like a disease

21-12-2003, 07:43 AM
Hi Steve,
Can you copy & paste it into a word program & then print from there?
Not sure if that is what you are after.

21-12-2003, 08:36 AM
There are programs out there which will let you do it, such as Treeprint which was made by PC Magazine (USA).

An option is to go into a Command Prompt (Start Menu-Programs-Accessories-Command Prompt), and use DOS commands to navigate to the correct folder.

For example, if your MP3 folder was in the C:\MP3 folder, then you'd go:
"cd\ " - this would get you back to C:\ from whatever you were in
"cd MP3" - this would get you into the C:\mp3 folder.

Once you're in the correct folder in the command prompt, type:

"tree /f /a > folderlist.txt"

This should create a file in your folder of MP3s called "folderlist.txt", which you can then open in notepad/wordpad/word and print out.

All dos commands listed above have to be used without speechmarks.

Susan B
21-12-2003, 10:41 AM
Somebody's method works well but if you want a program that will do it for you check out Print Folder (http://no-nonsense-software.com/index.html).

There was also another thread on this topic recently here (http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/thread.jsp?forum=1&thread=42519).