Copy as Path - File or Folder


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    Copy as Path - File or Folder

    Copy as Path - File or Folder
    How to Copy the Full Path of a File or Folder in Vista and Windows 7
    Copy as Path - File or Folder

    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:
     
    "C:\Users\Moderator\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Shows Desktop.lnk"





    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 as Path - File or Folder-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.
    Copy as Path - File or Folder-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)
    Copy as Path - File or Folder-address_bar-jpg
    3. Right click on the address bar and click on Copy. (See screenshot below)
    Copy as Path - File or Folder-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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    Re: Copy as Path - File or Folder


    I found that clicking the folder icon on the adress bar will also give you the path and select it as well.
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  3.    27 Feb 2008 #2
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    Re: Copy as Path - File or Folder


    Thank you neocyprinus, it has been added.

    Shawn
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