Program to Move Files and Oranise them

  JayDay 16:18 11 Oct 07
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I have numerous word documents that are emailed to me and saved in a download folder. I would like to automatically move the entire contents of the folder to individual folders.

The files have specific names so it could be done on a rules type basis.

Does anyone have any idea how this can be achieved.

  Diemmess 16:51 11 Oct 07

You haven't said how many individual documents.

For < 100 or so I would do it the plodders way i.e.
Open two copies of My Computer
In one of them - Find the folder with all the Word.doc(s) and open it.

I the other:
Open the place where you want the individual folders. It could be the same place if your new folders are going to be sub-folders.
Make a new folder(for a single batch of docs), name it and open it.

Now select with the mouse while holding down Control - all the relevant files of a first group.
Drag them to their new folder.

Repeat with another new folder and a suitable clutch of files, and so on. It wont take long.


If you have several hundred different documents then this rather amateurish way is perhaps not for you.

  JayDay 16:59 11 Oct 07

That's what I do at the moment. There are too many files and too many different folders. It takes an age. I was hoping there was a program that could do it automatically after I had set up the rules.

  Diemmess 17:30 11 Oct 07

Sorry, I should have guessed.
There probably is such a program, I hope someone pops up with a definitive scheme.

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