Many, many years ago I posted about a little tool "Ninotech Path Copy 4". I used it for many years on a 32-bit Windows system. But it is not for 64-bit. Very recently I found "Path Copy Copy" which may be considered as its successor, and it works on 64-bit (well, it does on my Win 7 Pro 64-bit). I tried to search on the forum to see whether it was previously mentioned, but I couldn't find it (or I did not search good enough; that could very well be the case). It gives you a right-click context file menu option on a file from where you can easily copy its name or path as Short Name or Long Name, and more. Very, very handy tool! I needed a quick tool to get the Short Name of a file. I am sure that there are lots of other ways to do it. Site: http://pathcopycopy.codeplex.com/ The site has screenshots etc. So far I like it.