Copy as Path - File or Folder

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How to Copy the Full Path of a File or Folder in Vista and Windows 7
Synopsis
This will show you how to copy the full path of a file or folder into the clipboard as text so you can paste it where you want.
How to Copy the Full Path of a File or Folder in Vista and Windows 7

information   Information
This will show you how to copy the full path of a file or folder into the clipboard as text so you can paste it where you want.
Tip   Tip
If you would like to add or remove Copy as Path from the Context menu, then see: How to Add or Remove Copy as Path from the Vista Context Menu

EXAMPLE: The Copy as Path of a file
Code:
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[INDENT]"C:\Users\Moderator\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Shows Desktop.lnk"[/INDENT]
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METHOD ONE
From the Context Menu

1. Navigate to the file or folder you want to copy the full path of.​
2. Press and hold the Shift key, then right click on the file or folder.​
3. Click on Copy as Path. (See screenshot below)​
NOTE: This copies the full path of the file or folder into the clipboard as text.​
Copy_Path.jpg

4. Right click on where you want to copy the full path, then click Paste.​
NOTE: See the example at the top for what you will see. This can be copied into whatever will accept text from the clipboard. For example, in documents.​






METHOD TWO
From Windows Explorer Address Bar

NOTE: This method will only be good for the full path of a folder.
OPTION ONE:
1. Navigate to the folder you want to copy the full path of and open it.​
2. Right click anywhere in the Windows Explorer address bar. (See screenshot below)​
3. Click on Copy Address as Text.​
NOTE: This copies the full path of the folder into the clipboard as a text.​
Right_Click.jpg

4. Right click on where you want to copy the full path, then click Paste.​
NOTE: See the example at the top for what you will see. This can be copied into whatever will accept text from the clipboard. For example, in documents.​

OPTION TWO:
1. Navigate to the folder you want to copy the full path of and open it.​
2. Click on the folder or a empty space in the Windows Explorer address bar. (See screenshot below)​
Address_bar.jpg

3. Right click on the address bar and click on Copy. (See screenshot below)​
Address_bar2.jpg

4. Right click on where you want to copy the full path, then click on Paste.​
NOTE: See the example at the top for what you will see. This can be copied into whatever will accept text from the clipboard. For example, in documents.​

That's it,
Shawn




 

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Brink

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Thank you neocyprinus, it has been added.

Shawn
 

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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
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