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Topic Title: How to use the "Windows Open [dictation]" within existing Windows Explorer dialog box?
Topic Summary: Need quicker way to find folders and files within Windows Explorer
Created On: 12/15/2021 10:35 AM
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 12/16/2021 11:52 AM
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Edgar
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Originally posted by: brooklyn cabin What I am looking for is a way of quickly jumping to folders that are not visible on the screen.

For this, I have a command (currently written in C++ but originally a Dragon command). You're going to want to name this command with some fairly obscure trigger preface and give it a list of target files and folders:
Explore <FilesFolders>

the list will consist of "aliases to" files/applications and folders:

App Data

See Drive

D Drive

Taxes Folder

My Novel

etc.

unless you want to use a DVC command (which can be done but is a little more complicated) the code would look something like this:

   Select Case ListVar1

      Case "See Drive"

         ShellExecute "C:\"

      Case "D Drive"

         ShellExecute "D:\"

      Case "Taxes Folder"

         ShellExecute "D:\Taxes\"

      Case "My Novel"

         ShellExecute "D:\Novel\Novel.DOCX"

      Case Else

         TTSPlayString "not yet implemented"

   End Select

 



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-Edgar
DPI 15.3, 64-bit Windows 10 Pro, OpenOffice & Office 365, Norton Security, Shure X2U XLR to USB mic adapter with Audio Technica DB135 vocal mic, Asus X299-Deluxe Prime, Intel Core i9-7940X (14 core, 4.3 GHz overclocked to 4.9 GHz), G.SKILL TridentZ Series 64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4 3333 (PC4 26600) F4-3333C16Q-64GTZ, NVIDIA GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1060 GV-N1060G1 GAMING-6GD REV 2.0 6GB graphics card with 3 1920x1080 monitors

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