Dos & relative paths (tech)

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Posted by Mac on April 25, 2016 at 19:54:49:


I'm trying to move files when one directory is not local. Is there a way w/out having to use the full path?

For ex., from my desktop:

move folder1\text1.txt folder2

works, yet from inside folder2 I must enter

move text1.txt c:\documents and settings\macd\desktop\folder1

Is there a way to shorten that path? I'm also surfing trying to find if I can move files between these folders if I were in a folder on the root w/out having to type

move c:\documents and settings\macd\desktop\folder1\text1.txt c:\documents and settings\macd\desktop\folder2

I'm still learning but typing out the entire path is a pain. Any short way?

Thank you,


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