How to Use Dysprosium File Drop Lister

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Frequently you need to keep a list of some files on your computer, files that could be in the same folder, or scattered in different folders. As part of Dysprosium PDF software there is a small executable JAR file that can make this automatic, without need to take a note of such files.

You could use this to create a list of your files, your picture files, video or music files or certain selection of files and folders that you may need for some reason.

Steps

  1. Download the executable JAR file from Dysprosium Software Site
  2. Double click on the JAR file to execute it. This is on Windows operating system.
  3. Open the Program as you see in the image.
    File Drop Listing Tool
  4. Select the files you like to take their list and drag and drop them into the blank are of the program.
    File Drop Listing Tool
  5. Observe that files appear in the blank area. order of files are as the point of the handle that you grab your selected file(s) and/or folder(s).
    File Drop Listing Tool
  6. Go to another directory and add some more file(s) or folder(s).
    File Drop Listing Tool
  7. Look at the result of adding.
    File Drop Listing Tool
  8. Click on "File" at the top left and then on "Save As" menu.
    File Drop Listing Tool
  9. Save the file as you like. It is better that you always add ".txt" to the end of desired name; though the software adds automatically if you forget.
    File Drop Listing Tool

Tips

  • You need to have Java JRE installed on your computer. Most computers of the world already has installed JRE. It is free and necessary.
  • In Linux operating system right click on the JAR and from the popup menu select "Properties" to open the dialogue.
    File Drop Listing Tool
  • Then in the "Permissions" tab click on "Execute: Allow executing file as program." Close the "Properties" dialogue.
    File Drop Listing Tool
  • Now you can run the program by right click on it and select "Open with JDK" menu item or such depending to flavour of your Linux
    File Drop Listing Tool
  • In Solaris you need to use a terminal to run the program which is very straight forward.
    File Drop Listing Tool
  • Please note, as said, this software can list any file and folder you drop in it.
    File Drop Listing Tool
  • The result is shown.
    File Drop Listing Tool

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