StdFolders

Simple tool to create a standard folder structure in windows

Background

For every project you start you want a simple tool to ad those 10 standard folders. This simple tool installs into the context menu (right click). Right click the root folder and choose standard folder structure.
Done.

StdFolders.exe

  1. Right-Click the root folder, we used Temp in the example above, and choos StdFolders from the context menu<

     
  2. Choose between your predefined structures

     
  3. Done. (in Temp we now have the below content)

     

StdFolders.ini

Textfile where you define your structures
##
# Definition file for StdFolders - save in Latin1=Windows1252=ISO-8859-1 !
# Format:
# FolderName=Localized Folder; Info-tip-comment; Icon-Resource; Folder Type
# Icon: -123=user(kontakt) / -162=projmapp / -108=not(play) / -115=star(favorit) / -181=kontaktkort / -186=game / -112=dok / -166=check

[Project-2020.sv]
1_Contract=1-Kontrakt;1: Anbud, kontrakt, avtal, försäkringar;-123
2_Basis=2-Bas;2: Uppdragsplan, organisation, kvalitet, rutiner, myndighetskontakter;-166
3_Docs=3-Proj;3: Projektering, arbetsdokument, uppdrag;-162
4_Comm=4-Komm;4: Kommunikation in/ut, underlag;-112
5_Plan=5-Plan;5: Planering, aktiviteter, tider, resurs och leveransplaner;-186
6_Admin=6-Admin;6: Administration, ekonomi, budget, uppföljning, ändringar och tillägg;-181
9_Lev=7-Lev;9: Leveranser till kund;-115
4_Comm\%yymmdd_Beskrivning=.;En mapp per paket, namnge med fördel med datum_beskrivning
9_Lev\%yymmdd_Beskrivning=.;Namnge med fördel leveranser datum_beskrivning
Quality.url=http://domain/quality.html?i=10

[Project-2020.en]
1_Contract=1-Contract;1: offer, contract, insurance;-123
2_Basis=2-Base;2: project plan, organisation, quality, instructions;-166
3_Docs=3-Proj;3: working project documents;-162
4_Comm=4-Communication;4: Communication in/out;-112
5_Plan=5-Plan;5: activities, time, resource planing;-186
6_Admin=6-Admin;6: administration, ekonomy, budget;-181
9_Lev=7-Lev;9: material for our client;-115
4_Comm\%yymmdd_Description=.;one folder for each package - use date_description
9_Lev\%yymmdd_Beskrivning=.;one foler for each deliverable - use date_description
Templates.url=http://domain/templates.html?i=10
Created.txt=%yymmdd/Project-2020.en/created
In the above example we create the same folder structure but localized in Swedish OR English.
The [Sections] in the ini-file will show up as alternatives for StdFolders Each line in the section will create one folder or file.
The format:
FolderName=Localized Folder; Info-tip-comment; Icon-Resource; Folder Type
where

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Version / History

2020-sep-09
this web-page created
2019-may-20
fixed tested version

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Keywords:directory, folder, structure, standard, windows, tool, utility