Directory listing

A part of me feels that the art of command-line usage is leaving us.

If you’ve ever wanted to get a list of files from in a directory and stored in a text file, it’s really simple.

Just do this.

If you are on Windows, open the run box (Windows+R) and type cmd, then enter.

Navigate to the directory you want, or for this example, you’ll get a list of all the files in your home directory (or folder).

Type this: C:\Users\smonro>dir /r/s/b > files.txt

You will then get a long list of everything in the file named “files.txt”.



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