Tip of the Week: Good way to grab a path on Windows

Blog Post created by guy_wettstein on Jan 26, 2014

Whether it's defining a path in an environment variable, a .ini file or in an application, typing a long path can be frustrating and is prone to typos that can cause problems for you to troubleshoot. Here is an easy of getting an accurate path to a folder into your paste buffer.


When you navigate with Windows Explorer to the folder for which you need the path, click in the field that shows the hierachy of folder names and it will become a path to that folder that you can copy and paste.