Windows XP forum: Export file list in same order as thumbnails

by: Jacobus5402 May 26, 2008 9:25 AM PDT

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Export file list in same order as thumbnails

by Jacobus5402 - 5/26/08 9:25 AM

When viewing files as thumbnails in Explorer I can manually rearrange them by simply dragging and dropping. Now they are not in any particular logical order (that is, not by Name or Date Created, etc.), *but* they are in the order I want them. And even when I close and reopen Explorer, as long as I stay in Thumbnails "mode" the files remain in the order I manually placed them.

Now here's the challenge: I have been unable to find a way to export a list of these files *in the order I put them*. There are lots of utilities (even the good old DOS DIR command) that make it possible to list files in various sort orders, but none that I have found that will list the files in the order I put their thumbnails.

Any ideas? Thanks!

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