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    Hello,

    I am trying to remove the items from 195 folders so that they are all stored in one folder - each folder only has one item in.

    My question is, is there a way to essentially collapse all the folders so only their contents remain?

    Thank you!!
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    (Original post by RNBen)
    Hello,

    I am trying to remove the items from 195 folders so that they are all stored in one folder - each folder only has one item in.

    My question is, is there a way to essentially collapse all the folders so only their contents remain?

    Thank you!!
    Hmm. I'd go to the parent folder of the 195 sub-folders and perform a search, which would bring up a list of all the files in each of the folders. Then select all the search results, copy, paste into a new folder, and once you're sure it's completed successfully, you could delete the 195 sub-folders. This is very easy if you have Windows 7, I think it's possible with Vista too but not sure about XP.
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Hmm. I'd go to the parent folder of the 195 sub-folders and perform a search, which would bring up a list of all the files in each of the folders. Then select all the search results, copy, paste into a new folder, and once you're sure it's completed successfully, you could delete the 195 sub-folders. This is very easy if you have Windows 7, I think it's possible with Vista too but not sure about XP.

    :ditto:
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Hmm. I'd go to the parent folder of the 195 sub-folders and perform a search, which would bring up a list of all the files in each of the folders. Then select all the search results, copy, paste into a new folder, and once you're sure it's completed successfully, you could delete the 195 sub-folders. This is very easy if you have Windows 7, I think it's possible with Vista too but not sure about XP.
    (Original post by Aack)
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    Thanks for the quick reply, when I go in to the parent folder and search for *.* then it just lists the folders that the files are stored in. Do you know of any other way to simply list the files?

    Ignore, sorted.

    Thanks so much for the help! Rep on way.
 
 
 
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