Wish to print topic list incorporating topic modified date.
Can't quite figure out how to do it using either the topic list,
the report by topic properties, or by just grabbing it off Windows
Explorer... in order to copy it to an Excel or Word file.
I've been using the command line for this since Win3.1.
(can you believe MS still doesn't make this easy???)
1. Open a command window (Start > Run, cmd)
2. Change to the directory you want to get a listing for.
Type the drive letter followed by a colon (e.g. f:) then
Type 'cd path\to\your\directory'.
3. Once there, you use the 'dir' command and send it to a
The basic format is
dir >mytextfile.txt I think it used the last modified date by default, but you
can force it.
dir /? to get info on all the switches you can use. It's a
bit confusing at first, but it kind of makes sense once you get the
hang of it.
Try this as a starter. It will create a text file called
mytextfile.txt in the current directory and list all files and
folders in the current directory and subdirectories, and force the
listing to use the last modified date.
dir /s /tw >mytextfile.txt
It's not pretty, but it does contain the information you
Otherwise, I'm sure there are apps out there somewhere that
can do what you need as well, with a friendly interface. Maybe
someone else can recommend something.