Script to collect path and filename

Posted on 2011-09-29
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I need a script to be able to search a source folder for all *.pdf and then collect the finding in a TXT table.

The code below is NOT a valid code but merely an example of what I am looking for.

the table should populate like this...
DATAFILE.TXT ======================================


strSourceFolder = "\\X.X.41.40.119\erchart$"
strSourceFileSearch ="*.PDF"
strTargetDataFolder = "\\X.X.40.119\data$"
strTargetDataFilename = "MyTable.txt"

If Right(strSourceFolder, 1) <> "\" Then strSourceFolder = strSourceFolder & "\"

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objSource = fso.GetFolder(strSourceFolder)
For Each oFile In objSource.Files
    Wscript.Echo "FilePathName"&", "&"FileName" to strTargetDataFilename
    Wscript.Echo objFSO.GetParentFolderName(objFile) to strTargetDataFilename
    Wscript.Echo objFSO.GetFileName(objFile) to strTargetDataFilename

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ReneGe earned 2000 total points
ID: 36818838
Here you go!

FOR /R ""\\X.X.40.119\data$" %%A IN (*.pdf) DO (
	ECHO "%%~dpA","%%~nxA"
	ECHO "%%~dpA","%%~nxA">>"output.csv"

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Author Comment

ID: 36818868
I saved it as BAT file and i get a syntax of command is incorrect

Author Closing Comment

ID: 36818879
AWESOME.....   I noticed the FOR /R ""\\....  so I fixed it and works like a charm
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ID: 36818884
You'r welcome :)
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Expert Comment

ID: 36818912
And to reassemble the file names from the csv file...

I did not need to put " arround the file name. I put it in case you wanted to have a space in it.

Also because it's a file name, not a variable, I had to add usebackq.

FOR /F "usebackq tokens=1,2 delims=," %%A IN ("output.csv") DO ECHO "%%~A%%~B"

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ID: 36818945
I guess I'm to tired to give explanations. Please do not consider my statment: "Also because it's a file name, not a variable, I had to add usebackq."

However, I did put usebackq because I put " arround the file name...


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