8028Re: [NTO] Extracting Disc Search results to a text document
- Jun 7, 2008Don - HtmlFixIt.com wrote:
> Jeff Scism wrote:This would be feasible if there were a small number of files, but I am
>> Is there a way to have the search directory results copied to a new Text
>> document instead of a pop-up window (or from the pop-up)? I often need
>> to create a list of on-directory files which contain the search term.
> That is a good one. You only get the pop up I believe if you ask for
> confirmation, correct?
> One option (off the top of my head):
> Create a clip that
> 1. captures all open documents by full name.
> 2. closes all open documents (saving them of course if necessary)
> 3. performs your search disk and opens all files
> 4. records the full or other desired name of those files (hence doing
> what you want)
> 5. closes all open files
> 6. reopens the original files captured in step one.
> I see no better way, but undoubtedly someone else does.
dealing with up to 10,000. (normally though results are in the
Jeffery G. Scism, IBSSG
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