Tag: file management

User Questions
I want to move files containing a specific keyword to a specific folder
Wed 10/11/2010

Problem: I want to move files containing a specific keyword to a specific folder Solution: Discussion: To start with we need to define 3 things: 1. They keyword we are searching for, 2. The folder whose files we shall be looking into 3. The folder to which the files should be moved to in the event the keyword is found within. It is very important that we understand that the "Read Text from File" action, can only be used to...

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I want to search for a specific keyword in one or more files
Wed 08/09/2010

Problem: I want to search for a specific keyword in one or more files Solution: Discussion: We start our keyword search by specifying the folder and subfolders in which we want to search for text files (or any other type of file that can be read using notepad). Using the Get Files in Folder, we retrieve a list of all the files, that match our criteria, found within the folder (and subfolders) we specified. Using a For each loop, for...

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I want to open a file, whos path I have on the clipboard
Tue 07/09/2010

Problem: I want to open a file, whos path I have on the clipboard Solution: Discussion: This Job works in the same way the "Run" command runs on Windows, the only difference being, is that instead of having to look for the Run field from the Windows menu, once the path is on the clipboard, it gets the path using the "Get Clipboard" action and then it simply opens it using the "Run Application action". Minimum WinAutomation version...

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I want to edit a specific line of a Text File without opening it
Tue 07/09/2010

Problem: I want to edit a specific line of a text file without opening it Solution: This can be accomplished by attaching a keyboard monitor trigger to the job that when it runs it will parse text and display the desired line of the text file you want to edit, allow you to edit it, and save the information to the original file. Discussion: We start using a "Display Select File Dialog", to prompt the user to select the file that needs...

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I want to get the file path of the file currently selected while in windows explorer using a hotkey
Tue 07/09/2010

Problem: I want to get the file path of the file currently selected while in Windows Explorer using a hotkey Solution: Discussion: When a file is selected, we use the F2 key to rename the file, this way using the CTRL+A and CTRL+C keys we copy the file's name to the clipboard and store its value to the %Filename% variable. It’s known, that we can get to the address bar using the CTRL+D keys. Having done that, the address is already...

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