Do you have a need to create a folder with the current date as the folder name? I create a “Received” folder in each job folder structure. When I get new files I put them in a subfolder with the current date formatted as 2010-05-27 so they sort chronologically.
I do this so often that I wanted to put a command in Windows Explorer that would create the folder for me automatically. Now, I can browse to any folder, right click on a folder, and pick the command New (DATE) Folder. No typing, one click and it is done. To add this command to the Context Menu in Windows Explorer I did a quick and easy edit to the registry. I have used this registry hack for years in WinXP but found no blog posts on how to do the same in Win 7….until now. Continue reading “Creating a new folder in Win 7 using DATE as the name”