Sometimes it is useful to copy the full path of a file or folder in Windows 10 to the clipboard. That way, you can quickly paste the path into an open or upload dialog without having to browse the file. Fortunately, there is an easy way to do it. Here's how.
Find the file or folder whose path you want to copy in File Explorer. Hold down Shift on your keyboard and right click on it. Select "Copy as Path" from the context menu that appears.
(The location of "Copy as Path" in the context menu list will vary depending on your system settings and the type of file you right click on.)
This copies the full path from the location of the file to the Windows clipboard. For example, the path might look something like this: "C: Users redwolf Desktop Example Images Picture.jpg".
You can then paste the path anywhere you like, such as a dialog box for uploading files in a web browser.
This tip also helps when hacking the registry to add an application to your desktop context menu, run commands in Command Prompt or PowerShell and anything else that requires the full path of a file. No need to type it out.
RELATED: Add Any Application to the Windows Desktop Shortcut Menu