To print a list of all the files in a folder, hold down the SHIFT key and Right Click on the folder. Select Open Command Window here. When the window opens, type dir > printit.txt, then press Enter. There will be a new file, printit.txt, in the folder. You can Right Click on this to print it, or double click on it to open in Notepad.
Did you know you can change your computer set up and decide if you want to click or double click to open a file?
Click on Start then Control Panel
Choose Appearance and Personalization
Choose Folder Options – a new window will open.
There are all sorts of options in here – you can choose to single click or double click to open an item. If you click on the View tab, there is a whole list of things you can change – for example you could “Use check boxes to select items” – this is a particularly useful one, because it makes it a lot easier to see what items you have selected, for instance when you are copying or moving photos around.
If you have Windows 7, there is a search function which is sometimes handy. If you are looking in a folder to find a file, and you know what sort of file it is – a picture, document, video etc, but you can’t remember what you called it, if you type ‘kind:’ into the search box on the top right like this:
Sadly, I think it only works for folders, not for libraries.