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How to Determine how many files you have in Windows

By January 18, 2021February 11th, 2021No Comments

To figure out how much a document conversion costs,  we need to know how many documents you have.  This method is for a windows folder structure.  If you have Worldox, click here.

There are two ways of doing this; option 1 is straightforward, especially when you have only a couple of main folders.  Option 2 is a little more technical but also more accurate.

Option 1: Right Click on a Folder

Step 1:  Right Click on the top-level folder and go to properties

Step 2: Make a note of how many files you have

Option 2: Use Dirtrace

Step 1: Download Dirtrace

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Step 2:  Open Up the download zip file and click on Dirtrace

Step 3:  Either select 1 top-level folder using the Single Folder Scan or Multiple Folders using the Multiple Folder Scan

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Step 4:  Once you have selected your Folders Click Generate File List

 

Step 5: Once the process is done, Click Save File List and save the file to your desktop

 

Step 6: Open the file up in excel, and make a note of the number of rows.

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That is the number of documents you have.