Well, first, don't use Explorer.

You may want to use Bruce Foster's Archive plug in to make a safe copy
of the book(s) and all the component parts before you begin.

To do the actual move, open the book files and use the Rename File
tool to rename the component/chapter files, one by one, into the new
folder(s). If you do it this way, cross-refs and such should be


On 4/5/07, Kevin Hunter <kevinh at excelsystems.com> wrote:
> hi all,
> I have two large books that have dozens of cross references to each other. 
> Because of a structural change to our software and the creation of a new 
> sub-version of this application, I'm trying to rearrange the erstwhile book 
> chapters, in both books, into subfolders to keep things a little more 
> organized. Does anyone have any tips on how to move a chapter to a new 
> subfolder (in explorer) in such a way that I don't have to then re-build all 
> my cross references manually?
> thanks -
> Kevin
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