Hyperlink List Generator

 

 

Manual for ' Hyperlink List Generator ' version 1.1

 

Additional information about this software can be found at:

http://www.kratronic.com/tools

 

Content

 

1          Function

2          'Hyperlink List Generator' requirements

2.1       Operating systems

3          Licenses

4          Installation

5          Working with 'Hyperlink List Generator'

6          Disclaimer

 

1   Function

 

Hyperlinks are very handy, you just click one and it starts.. Sometimes it would be nice to have hyperlinks of a list of documents you own.

 

By using the 'Hyperlink List Generator' it becomes very easy to create such links.

 

Functions:

·    Creating hyperlinks for all or some files in one or several directories

·    Adding directory paths by using a path selection window

·    Adding directory paths by copy / paste

·    Omitting sub-directories

·    Hyperlink output in Microsoft Excel or Word

·    Excel output in individual columns (every directory level)

 

2   'Hyperlink List Generator' Requirements

 

2.1  Operating systems

 

 

The 'Hyperlink List Generator' can be used with the following operating systems:

 

·    Windows 7

·    Windows 8 und 8.1

·    Windows 10

 

 

3     Licenses

 

'Hyperlink List Generator' is a shareware program. That means you can test this program for 30 days. After that time you must buy a licensed version. The licensed version can be bought over the Internet.  Address: http://www.kratronic.com/tools

 

The licensed version can be bought online by credit card.

 

A single license 'Hyperlink List Generator' costs 15 US$. (Site license: 50 US$, worldwide license: 100 US$

 

License Terms:

 

·    A single license is meant for one PC only.

·    A site license is meant for a single unit of a company. A company unit can have several buildings in a city. To use 'Hyperlink List Generator' in different branches (normally located in different cities) a worldwide license is needed.

·    The site license and the worldwide license allows a company to use 'Hyperlink List Generator' on every PC on this site or worldwide in this company. (But not outside the company).

 

The state of your 'Hyperlink List Generator' (Test-Version) is shown in the program title.

 

4   Installation

 

'Hyperlink List Generator' is delivered as a ZIP file. Before you can use the content, it has to be decompressed. After the decompression just start the file Setup.exe. The Setup will guide you through the installation process. If you want to upgrade to a newer version, please exit the tool first, then uninstall it, and install the new version.

Hint: 'Hyperlink List Generator' needs the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0. The installation requests this Framework in case it does not yet exist on the PC.

 

5   Working with the 'Hyperlink List Generator'

 

To start the program click the icon on the desktop (or in the Start menu)

Image

 

After starting the 'Hyperlink List Generator' the following window appears:

 

 

First of all the program needs the directory path (or paths) containing the files for those hyperlinks shall be created.

 

The five colored buttons have the following functions:

 

Image Adding a path (directory) whose content will be processed. A path selection window is shown.

Image Adding a subdirectory. The content of this subdirectory will not be processed.

  Adding a path (directory) by copy / paste.

 Adding a subdirectory by copy / paste. The content of this subdirectory will not be processed.

  Removing one or several paths (selecting several paths by Shift)

 

Filter:

Filters allow to process only specific files. The standard setting is *.*  this will process all files in the defined paths. The following filters can be chosen:

 

 

Hints: For files without extension the filter * has to be used.

It is also possible creating your own combination. The individual filters need to be separated by the character |. Example:  *.doc* | *.pdf | *.rtf

 

Output:

The created hyperlinks can be sent to either Microsoft Word or Excel. Example:

 

Word:

D:\MyDocuments\Billings.xlsx

D:\MyDocuments\Home\Girlfriend\Orderings.xlsx

D:\MyDocuments\Home\Me\CanellingPhone.docx

D:\MyDocuments\Home\SW.zip

D:\MyDocuments\Welcome.docx

 

Excel:

D:

MyDocuments

Billings.xlsx

 

 

 

D:

MyDocuments

Home

Girlfriend

Orderings.xlsx

D:

MyDocuments

Home

Me

CancellingPhone.docx

D:

MyDocuments

Home

SW.zip

 

 

D:

MyDocuments

Welcome.docx

 

 

 

For Excel the option 'Path parts separated' was activated. Without this option, Excel output is the same as in Word.

 

By using the option 'Only file name as hyperlink' the following output is created (in Word and Excel):

Billings.xlsx

Orderings.xlsx

CancellingPhone.docx

SW.zip

Welcome.docx

 

 

Status / Process

Here some program running information is shown.

 

Control:

·    The button Start initiates the hyperlink creation.

·    The button Stop immediately stops the creation process.

·    The button Exit closes the program.

 

6   Disclaimer

 

The 'Hyperlink List Generator' has been tested to the best of our abilities for bugs. The author of 'Hyperlink List Generator' is not responsible for any damage that may incur to the user's system or data as a result of using 'Hyperlink List Generator'.

 

John Krauer, Kra-Tronic Corp.   October 1st. 2015