Would you like to be able to right click any folder in Explorer and print its contents? You can add this option to the context menu by following these steps:
First, you need to create a batch file called Printdir.bat .
- Open Notepad or another text editor and type (or cut and paste) this text:
dir %1 /-p /o:gn > "%temp%\Listing"
start /w notepad /p "%temp%\Listing"
- Now, in the Save As dialog box, type " %windir%\Printdir.bat " (without the quotation marks) and click the Save button.
- Click Start, Control Panel, Folder Options.
- Click the File Types tab, and then click File Folder.
- Click the Advanced button.
- Click the New button.
- In the Action box, type "Print Directory Listing" (without the quotation marks).
- In the Application used to perform action box, type "Printdir.bat" (without the quotation marks).
- Click OK in all three dialog boxes to close the dialog boxes.
You're not quite finished yet! Now you need to edit the Registry, so open your favorite Registry Editor.
- Navigate to HKEY CLASSES ROOT\Directory\shell.
- Right click on "default" and select Modify.In the File Data box, type "none" (without the quotation marks).
- Click OK and close the Registry Editor.
- Now when you right click a folder, you'll see the option to Print Directory Listing .Selecting it will print the contents of the folder.
Who needs a program to print a folder directory ? Its easy and its tech savvy.
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