File/Folder Tool - Do you know this?

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  1. Ragzarok

    Ragzarok Registered Member

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    Hello,
    I have some files and folders I'd like to manipulate en masse. I would like to take directory and dump all the files contained in the folders that are in that directory in one place...
    For example...I have folder A which contains folders B, C, and D, which in turn contain files b1, b2, c1, c2, d1, d2...etc...I'd like to be able to move all the b's, c's, and d's to folder A.
    Is there a software that can manipulate this ?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    You could use the comand line, write a few BASIC scripts.
    Cheers,
    Mrk
     
  3. screamer

    screamer Registered Member

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    Can't you just open two instances of Explorer and Cut / Paste them?

    ...screamer
     
  4. chrome_sturmen

    chrome_sturmen Registered Member

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    I would say do a file search in folder A - search for *.* which would find all file names, and all file extensions (every file in the directory and sub directories) Then when you get the results window (all your files should show up) right click and select all,then cut. Next, make yourself a new folder wherever, and right click the new folder and select paste- you'll have all the files from folder A and subdirectories, inside that new folder. That's the way i've always done it.

    hope that helps out :p
     
  5. Ragzarok

    Ragzarok Registered Member

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    Hello,
    Thank you for your replies. Your solutions would suffice if I only had to do that once or twice...but I have to perform that action lots of time. Is there no other way?
     
  6. Empath

    Empath Registered Member

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    Piky Basket 2.0 is something I've found useful for such activity. It resides in your context menu and is available easily whenever needed.
     
  7. rendez2k

    rendez2k Registered Member

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    Not sure if its quite what you need but I use TeraCopy - it allows you to queue up files to copy.
     
  8. EASTER

    EASTER Registered Member

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    I been using this for what seems like an eternity. Attaches to your right click menu and gives you the BROWSE option to either Copy or completely MOVE files to the desired folder. Reg file, so copy/paste code inside the box below to notepad, save as ALL FILES, and name it copy.reg or whatever you like. Click the reg file and Presto!, you now can at-will transfer files whereever you deem favorable easily from the convenience of a mouse button press.

    Hope it helps.


     
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