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I am searching for a way to obtain a proper file:/ URI from inside Windows Explorer. Basically I would like to have a context menu entry which says "copy file URI to clipboard". Does something like that exist?

This is not a duplicate of "Copy filename to clipboard" since I want a file URI and not the path name.

To clarify: I am looking to get "file:///c:/Temp/foo%20bar.txt" and neither "C:\Temp\foo bar.txt" nor "foo bar.txt" nor "C:\Temp".

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Thanks! One of the responses mentions FileMenu Tools which has that functionality but it retains spaces in the copied string which makes it an invalid URI. :-( –  Robert Klemme Jun 14 '11 at 16:02
    
This is not a duplicate of "Copy filename to clipboard" since I want a file URI and not the path name. –  Robert Klemme Jun 15 '11 at 14:51
    
To clarify: I am looking to get "file:///c:/Temp/foo%20bar.txt" and neither "C:\Temp\foo bar.txt" nor "foo bar.txt" nor "C:\Temp". –  Robert Klemme Jun 16 '11 at 8:09

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