We are working on many files & folder in Windows PC or laptop & there are chances that we may end up adding or deleting files & folders regularly. These files & folders could be very important for us & the other person can edit them without our instruction. This article will help us in keeping track of which file or folder is edited with their respective date, time, size, etc.
In this post, we will learn how to retrieve a list of files in a folder in Excel. We will import all the files and folder details in Excel to keep track of file size, type, and modified date.
To keep track of the recently modified files or folders, excel is a smart option to keep track of important business documents or images. There is not a single step solution that can help us; however, in Windows 7, there is a workaround. With Command Prompt, we can get the list of files having a directory list in a text document & then this text file can be imported in Excel.
We need to follow the below steps:
Following above steps, we can keep a track of last modified date & time, file types, list of files, files size & many more details.
Conclusion: This article will be helpful in organizing files and folders into Excel sheet. This would be really helpful in case any important file or folder gets deleted. The data stored in Excel file will be saved & can help us in restoring the file.
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