|satdl, there probably is (or it can be written) a utility around that will do what you want. Sadly, I don't know where to direct you, maybe someone does, but I have a suggestion. |
Simplify any search by presorting files into the various folders alphabetically such as a folder A - L, M - Z, etc.. You can sub-divide as far as you need and it'll simplify and speed up any search.
Ed in Texas.