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Anonymous
April 15, 2005 6:46:29 PM

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Searching for a method of automating one of the most
basic windows actions; creating new folders.
There is an XP option to "show common tasks in folders".
One of the common tasks is to "make a new folder".
Searching for an elegant way to create new folders on the
desktop without using an explorer window. Ideally, the
solution would, with a single click, create a new empty
folder on the desktop, ready to be named.
Anonymous
April 16, 2005 12:52:48 PM

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Right Click - New - Folder

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"Douglas Baumwall" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:09c601c54204$949df750$a501280a@phx.gbl...
> Searching for a method of automating one of the most
> basic windows actions; creating new folders.
> There is an XP option to "show common tasks in folders".
> One of the common tasks is to "make a new folder".
> Searching for an elegant way to create new folders on the
> desktop without using an explorer window. Ideally, the
> solution would, with a single click, create a new empty
> folder on the desktop, ready to be named.
April 16, 2005 12:52:49 PM

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Thank you! Unless I have missed something for the past 6 years.

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In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol: http://www.dts-l.org/

All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP)

Troubleshooting Windows XP
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com


"David Candy" <.> wrote in message
news:eMSIb3gQFHA.576@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
Right Click - New - Folder

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"Douglas Baumwall" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:09c601c54204$949df750$a501280a@phx.gbl...
> Searching for a method of automating one of the most
> basic windows actions; creating new folders.
> There is an XP option to "show common tasks in folders".
> One of the common tasks is to "make a new folder".
> Searching for an elegant way to create new folders on the
> desktop without using an explorer window. Ideally, the
> solution would, with a single click, create a new empty
> folder on the desktop, ready to be named.
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Anonymous
April 16, 2005 12:52:50 PM

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Kelly,

I'm currently using one of your scripts for this purpose.
I'm trying to improve on your solution by avoiding use of
explorer, so that you just click [preferably on a quick
launch toolbar icon] and get a new folder, ready to be
renamed.

>-----Original Message-----
>Thank you! Unless I have missed something for the past
6 years.
>
>--
>In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol:
http://www.dts-l.org/
>
>All the Best,
>Kelly (MS-MVP)
>
>Troubleshooting Windows XP
>http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com
>
>
>"David Candy" <.> wrote in message
>news:eMSIb3gQFHA.576@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>Right Click - New - Folder
>
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>
>"Douglas Baumwall" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote in message
>news:09c601c54204$949df750$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>> Searching for a method of automating one of the most
>> basic windows actions; creating new folders.
>> There is an XP option to "show common tasks in
folders".
>> One of the common tasks is to "make a new
folder".
>> Searching for an elegant way to create new folders on
the
>> desktop without using an explorer window. Ideally, the
>> solution would, with a single click, create a new empty
>> folder on the desktop, ready to be named.
>
>
>.
>
Anonymous
April 16, 2005 11:48:46 PM

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MS are trying to avoid UI bloat.

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"Kelly" <kelly@mvps.org> wrote in message news:o xpjrAmQFHA.204@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> Thank you! Unless I have missed something for the past 6 years.
>
> --
> In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol: http://www.dts-l.org/
>
> All the Best,
> Kelly (MS-MVP)
>
> Troubleshooting Windows XP
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com
>
>
> "David Candy" <.> wrote in message
> news:eMSIb3gQFHA.576@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> Right Click - New - Folder
>
> --
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>
> "Douglas Baumwall" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:09c601c54204$949df750$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>> Searching for a method of automating one of the most
>> basic windows actions; creating new folders.
>> There is an XP option to "show common tasks in folders".
>> One of the common tasks is to "make a new folder".
>> Searching for an elegant way to create new folders on the
>> desktop without using an explorer window. Ideally, the
>> solution would, with a single click, create a new empty
>> folder on the desktop, ready to be named.
>
>
Anonymous
April 16, 2005 11:48:47 PM

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I am aware of the standard method for creating a new
folder. Searching for a one click automation for creating
a few folder on the desktop, ready to be renamed, without
using explorer, etc.

>-----Original Message-----
>MS are trying to avoid UI bloat.
>
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>"Kelly" <kelly@mvps.org> wrote in message
news:o xpjrAmQFHA.204@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>> Thank you! Unless I have missed something for the
past 6 years.
>>
>> --
>> In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol:
http://www.dts-l.org/
>>
>> All the Best,
>> Kelly (MS-MVP)
>>
>> Troubleshooting Windows XP
>> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com
>>
>>
>> "David Candy" <.> wrote in message
>> news:eMSIb3gQFHA.576@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>> Right Click - New - Folder
>>
>> --
>> -------------------------------------------------------
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>>
>> "Douglas Baumwall"
<anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:09c601c54204$949df750$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>>> Searching for a method of automating one of the most
>>> basic windows actions; creating new folders.
>>> There is an XP option to "show common tasks in
folders".
>>> One of the common tasks is to "make a new
folder".
>>> Searching for an elegant way to create new folders on
the
>>> desktop without using an explorer window. Ideally, the
>>> solution would, with a single click, create a new
empty
>>> folder on the desktop, ready to be named.
>>
>>
>.
>
April 18, 2005 5:49:49 AM

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Hi,

Which one? Line 138: http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

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In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol: http://www.dts-l.org/

All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP)

Troubleshooting Windows XP
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com


<anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:0b7401c54294$df54d940$a501280a@phx.gbl...
> Kelly,
>
> I'm currently using one of your scripts for this purpose.
> I'm trying to improve on your solution by avoiding use of
> explorer, so that you just click [preferably on a quick
> launch toolbar icon] and get a new folder, ready to be
> renamed.
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Thank you! Unless I have missed something for the past
> 6 years.
>>
>>--
>>In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol:
> http://www.dts-l.org/
>>
>>All the Best,
>>Kelly (MS-MVP)
>>
>>Troubleshooting Windows XP
>>http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com
>>
>>
>>"David Candy" <.> wrote in message
>>news:eMSIb3gQFHA.576@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>>Right Click - New - Folder
>>
>>--
>>---------------------------------------------------------
> -
>>
>>"Douglas Baumwall" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com>
> wrote in message
>>news:09c601c54204$949df750$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>>> Searching for a method of automating one of the most
>>> basic windows actions; creating new folders.
>>> There is an XP option to "show common tasks in
> folders".
>>> One of the common tasks is to "make a new
> folder".
>>> Searching for an elegant way to create new folders on
> the
>>> desktop without using an explorer window. Ideally, the
>>> solution would, with a single click, create a new empty
>>> folder on the desktop, ready to be named.
>>
>>
>>.
>>
Anonymous
April 18, 2005 12:33:53 PM

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Write your own

A batch file, repeat the lines as many times as you want

If not exist "%userprofile%\desktop\New Folder (1)" (MD "%userprofile%\desktop\New Folder (1)" & goto :EOF)
If not exist "%userprofile%\desktop\New Folder (2)" (MD "%userprofile%\desktop\New Folder (2)" & goto :EOF)


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<anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:0b7401c54294$df54d940$a501280a@phx.gbl...
> Kelly,
>
> I'm currently using one of your scripts for this purpose.
> I'm trying to improve on your solution by avoiding use of
> explorer, so that you just click [preferably on a quick
> launch toolbar icon] and get a new folder, ready to be
> renamed.
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Thank you! Unless I have missed something for the past
> 6 years.
>>
>>--
>>In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol:
> http://www.dts-l.org/
>>
>>All the Best,
>>Kelly (MS-MVP)
>>
>>Troubleshooting Windows XP
>>http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com
>>
>>
>>"David Candy" <.> wrote in message
>>news:eMSIb3gQFHA.576@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>>Right Click - New - Folder
>>
>>--
>>---------------------------------------------------------
> -
>>
>>"Douglas Baumwall" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com>
> wrote in message
>>news:09c601c54204$949df750$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>>> Searching for a method of automating one of the most
>>> basic windows actions; creating new folders.
>>> There is an XP option to "show common tasks in
> folders".
>>> One of the common tasks is to "make a new
> folder".
>>> Searching for an elegant way to create new folders on
> the
>>> desktop without using an explorer window. Ideally, the
>>> solution would, with a single click, create a new empty
>>> folder on the desktop, ready to be named.
>>
>>
>>.
>>
!