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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:49 PM   #1
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Migrating directory listing in Finder to Pages

I've done this before both in Terminal and Finder but I can't remember how. I want to create a spreadsheet from a directory listing. Not the actual files, just the listing in Finder or Terminal. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 09:41 PM   #2
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I've done this before both in Terminal and Finder but I can't remember how. I want to create a spreadsheet from a directory listing. Not the actual files, just the listing in Finder or Terminal. Any help would be appreciated.

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I've done this before both in Terminal and Finder but I can't remember how. I want to create a spreadsheet from a directory listing. Not the actual files, just the listing in Finder or Terminal. Any help would be appreciated.
In finder, open in Column view (other views may work too, I didn't try)
Select All
Copy
Paste into the cell in Numbers you want to start the list with.
Done.

Drag and Drop doesn't work, you have to copy and paste.
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Thanks guys. Both worked. I was trying to drag and drop but it wouldn't work.
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