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How to show the location of actually opened file in Windows 10 Paint?

I'm using print screen plugin that opens print screens in paint. I've found out I have no idea where the opened file is located and I wasn't able to figure out how to show the path in the program...

It is certainly not under File->Properties.

  • @Akina I just tried that, but Save As always goes to the default Pictures folder in my profile. – Berend May 21 '19 at 8:39
  • SaveAs saves to last folder you've saved into... – 9ilsdx 9rvj 0lo May 21 '19 at 8:51
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    Click "File". On the right pane (Last files) move mouse pointer over the filename (usually number 1). Wait 1 sec - the tooltip with full pathname will occur. – Akina May 21 '19 at 8:52
  • @Akina, perhaps you could post that tooltip trick as an anwer? – Berend May 21 '19 at 8:53
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Click "File".

On the right pane (Last files) move mouse pointer over the filename (usually number 1).

Wait 1 sec - the tooltip with full pathname will occur.

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That information does not seem to be available.

As a workaround, you could make a small modification to the image (and then undo that change), then close Paint. It will show a message asking if you want to save changes to [Full name].

However, long filenames will be truncated to fit the messagebox. In that case, you need to press Ctrl+C to copy the message text, and paste it in Notepad, for instance.

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  • Hmm it also doesn't seem to work, it ask me if I want to save changes to ...\2019_05_21_(...) – 9ilsdx 9rvj 0lo May 21 '19 at 8:45
  • @9ilsdx9rvj0lo I see, long names are truncated. But a copy of that messagebox (Ctrl+C), will contain the full path. – Berend May 21 '19 at 8:49
  • Wow, that is the trick! – 9ilsdx 9rvj 0lo May 21 '19 at 8:52

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