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Old 17 May 2007, 01:37   #1
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How do i make a games list?

Hi guys, I hope you can help me with a query i have. On my HD i have quite a collection of amiga adfs and i would like to create a games list of them in alphabetical order and print them out to a hard copy to nosey thru when im not on my comp e.g.


Another World
Apb
Apidya
ATR

etc etc,

Of course to type them myself would take a LONG time so does anyone know of a decent program/utility that will make a list of my directory in simple listin format? ta very much
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Old 17 May 2007, 01:46   #2
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try command dir > filename.txt
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Old 17 May 2007, 01:47   #3
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ta very much il give it a whirl...........
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Old 17 May 2007, 02:22   #4
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...even better is:

Code:
dir *.* /b > C:\filename.txt   *** if they are only in one directory *** 
dir *.* /b /s > C:\filename.txt   *** if they are in multiple / sub directories ***
the /B uses bare format i.e. no heading information or summary
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Old 23 May 2007, 23:12   #5
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ta very much! works lol but............... all my games are zipped and i get for example, Another world.zip is there anyway to remove the extension so it just shows the name? thanks for you help
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Old 23 May 2007, 23:30   #6
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just open the text file with any text editor and do a find and replace and replace
.zip with nothing.
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If you're going to edit the file list.txt manually, you might as well do a global replace of .zip with nothing to wipe out the extensions and avoid renaming all your zip files!
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Definitely do the find and replace as Belgarath and Codetapper suggest.

Remember that renaming * to *.zip is not the exact opposite of the first operation. It may well rename other files that weren't .zip files in the first place!
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