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How to display folder tree structure in command line

  • July 5 2017
  • ADM

 

 

How to display folder tree structure in command line - windows

 

To display the folder tree structure in the command line in Windows you can use the tree command.

Tree command allows the user to view a listing of files and folders in an easy to read listing way. The command is available in all Windows versions and MS-DOS OS.

Syntax

To see the command syntax and all possible parameters run the following command:

D:\> tree /?
Graphically displays the folder structure of a drive or path.

TREE [drive:][path] [/F] [/A]

   /F   Display the names of the files in each folder.
   /A   Use ASCII instead of extended characters.

Examples

tree command without any parameters will display the structure of the current folder.

Here is the output of current folder including the files.

D:\admfactory.com>tree /F
Folder PATH listing for volume data
Volume serial number is 0000005D 1EBE:2B45
D:.
|   archive.zip
|   config.xml
|   log.txt
|
├───dir1
|   |   f1.txt
|   |   f2.txt
|   |   f3.txt
|   |
|   └───dir3
|       |   f4.txt
|       |   f5.txt
|       |
|       └───dir4
|               f6.txt
|               f7.txt
|
├───dir10
|   |   f1.txt
|   |   f2.txt
|   |   f3.txt
|   |
|   └───dir3
|       |   f4.txt
|       |   f5.txt
|       |
|       └───dir4
|               f6.txt
|               f7.txt
|
├───dir2
|   |   f1.txt
|   |   f2.txt
|   |   f3.txt
|   |
|   └───dir3
|       |   f4.txt
|       |   f5.txt
|       |
|       └───dir4
|               f6.txt
|               f7.txt
|
└───dir3
    |   f1.txt
    |   f2.txt
    |   f3.txt
    |
    └───dir3
        |   f4.txt
        |   f5.txt
        |
        └───dir4
                f6.txt
                f7.txt