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3. Windows Explorer > 21. Generate Folder and File Listings for Printing or Edi...

Generate Folder and File Listings for Printing or Editing

Longtime PC users and former Mac users alike are often shocked when they realize there’s no easy, built-in option to print a list of files in a folder. This hack creates a context-menu right-click option to create such a list, which you can then edit, copy, paste, and—most usefully—print.

How many times have you been browsing through directories in Windows Explorer and wished you could generate a text file or printout listing the files and folders? It seems like such a simple request that it’s amazing the option isn’t available. You don’t believe me? Right-click a folder and see for yourself if there is an option to list or print the structure. There isn’t, but there is a workaround that doesn’t require any third-party software. Here’s how to create a context menu item


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