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by soaper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: Support
Topic: UI oddness
Replies: 5
Views: 2640

Re: UI oddness

void wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:35 am
Thanks for the bug report.
No, thank you for acknowledging that I was helpful in a minor way. So happy to contribute.
by soaper
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Support
Topic: UI oddness
Replies: 5
Views: 2640

Re: UI oddness

Thank you. :thumbsup:

I knew I was going to learn something new, and this time it's the terminology "suggestion bar". Many thanks.
by soaper
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: UI oddness
Replies: 5
Views: 2640

UI oddness

The following display seemed odd (autocomplete bar shifted way to the left) so I thought I'd just post it here for info.

Otherwise, not really a problem far as I'm concerned. :)

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Version 1.4.1.969 (x64) on Windows 10 2004.
by soaper
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How to see contents of offline USB external disks?
Replies: 7
Views: 3645

Re: How to see contents of offline USB external disks?

Great answer, thanks! :) My Everything.db file is current, so I am OK there. I will run through the exercise you suggest. Until now, I was not 'adding' disks, I was plugging them in one at a time, using the one available USB port on the front face of the PC. This time I will make use of the USB port...
by soaper
Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Support
Topic: How to see contents of offline USB external disks?
Replies: 7
Views: 3645

Re: How to see contents of offline USB external disks?

That is the "central" Everything.ini and it points to the one in %APPDATA% : app_data=1 No wonder it looked so plain! I feel pretty embarrassed right now. Here's the real one: ; Please make sure Everything is not running before modifying this file. [Everything] window_x=488 window_y=0 window_wide=1...
by soaper
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How to see contents of offline USB external disks?
Replies: 7
Views: 3645

Re: How to see contents of offline USB external disks?

First off, thank you for responding. I went through your checklist, and could confirm each point as being followed on my end. Then I upgraded to the latest version, to be on the safe side. I enabled Run as admin , again to be on the safe side. My Everthing.db file is about 88 MB in size. After doing...
by soaper
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How to see contents of offline USB external disks?
Replies: 7
Views: 3645

How to see contents of offline USB external disks?

My goal is to be able to see the results from indexes in offline USB disks, that is, even if the disk is not plugged in, I still want to see if a file is on that disk. This is what I did: I gave each of my external USB disks a unique letter using compmgmt.msc. Then I plugged in each disk to scan the...
by soaper
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Size of font in search box
Replies: 9
Views: 4007

Re: Size of font in search box

Very nice. Just like in Firefox.
by soaper
Thu Dec 19, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Size of font in search box
Replies: 9
Views: 4007

Re: Size of font in search box

A HUGE thank you for your prompt/complete response! https://i.postimg.cc/FRhY4Yk6/2019-12-19-06-37-18-complete-maya-programming-Everything.png I used the .ini file approach. If I were to change one thing about your instructions: Open %APPDATA%\Everything\Everything.ini in notepad (locating this file...
by soaper
Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Size of font in search box
Replies: 9
Views: 4007

Size of font in search box

As you can see below, the font setting affects the results but not the size of the font in the search box:

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Is it possible to also size the text in the search box and make it larger?

Thanks.
by soaper
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Thank you!
Replies: 4
Views: 4895

Re: Thank you!

Since there currently is no upvoting on the board, I want to upvote casterle via this reply: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: DARK AGES ENLIGHTENED TIMES ------------------------> Start of modern Windows history <------------------------- When Everything Search was first released. I don't know how I managed be...
by soaper
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Weird problem, cannot see results when second word is added to the search field
Replies: 6
Views: 4062

Re: Weird problem, cannot see results when second word is added to the search field

There should be a points system in the forum so I can upvote you and thank you.

If there already is, and I don't know about it, well, then I'm embarrassed again, I guess! :)
by soaper
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Weird problem, cannot see results when second word is added to the search field
Replies: 6
Views: 4062

Re: Weird problem, cannot see results when second word is added to the search field

NotNull, thank you so much for this very informative message. I wasn't aware of the status bar indicators. Sure enough, I toggled CTRL+R and the REGEX indicator showed up. One reason I missed it is because I have a 32'' monitor. I normally don't "see" the lower righthand corner of the UI. FWIW. I re...
by soaper
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Weird problem, cannot see results when second word is added to the search field
Replies: 6
Views: 4062

Re: Weird problem, cannot see results when second word is added to the search field

OK, the problem went away once I did another CTRL+R. I checked the keyboard shortcuts and it showed that CTRL+R toggles regex. http://www.voidtools.com/support/everything/keyboard_shortcuts/ Now, why toggling regex stops the space (AND) from working, is beyond me! :) Also, if a shortcut changes how ...
by soaper
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Weird problem, cannot see results when second word is added to the search field
Replies: 6
Views: 4062

Weird problem, cannot see results when second word is added to the search field

I am running 1.4.1.895 on Windows 10 Pro x64. Here's the problem: When I search for the word cryptography, I get more than 2,600 results on my system. Some of those results are pdf files. When I search for cryptography pdf (one space between the two words), nothing shows up. Right before this proble...
by soaper
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Remove Search Everything... from Recycle Bin context menu
Replies: 6
Views: 21382

Re: Remove Search Everything... from Recycle Bin context menu

Just confirming that this fix works on Windows 10 version 1903.

And shame on Search Everything for adding a context menu entry to the Recycle Bin without consent from the user! ;)
by soaper
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809
Replies: 7
Views: 4752

Re: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809

Thank you so much. Looking forward to the next release. I saw you mentioned in another post on the forum that the 1.5 release will also include plug-in capability, so that will be exciting to use. Regards.
by soaper
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809
Replies: 7
Views: 4752

Re: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809

Also, for what it is worth: If the user clicks on the Force Rebuild, and the Force Rebuild does nothing, there should be some explanation. It is highly unusual for the Force Rebuild to do nothing, and this unusual lack of activity can be captured easily in the application, if the responsible method ...
by soaper
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809
Replies: 7
Views: 4752

Re: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809

When I ran the 926 release, it kept creating an ini file on my desktop, so reverted back to 895. I will wait until the next proper release. As for the square check for the service: I did not know about the requirement to stop the service at that point. This has been a learning process. Now I know th...
by soaper
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809
Replies: 7
Views: 4752

Re: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809

OK, I went back to the 895 version. After reinstalling, Everything refused to index anything even though I did a Force Rebuild. I shutdown the application. I deleted the Everything folder under %appdata%. I reinstalled. I saw that it recreated the folder under %appdata%. When I started it, it was ab...
by soaper
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809
Replies: 7
Views: 4752

Re: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809

I did /debug in the search field, and saw that it went through several iterations of "readd folders/files" as well as "rename Program Files to Program Files". But the CMD window disappears right before the crash. This is what I was able to capture right before it crashed: https://i.postimg.cc/ZnQzfd...
by soaper
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809
Replies: 7
Views: 4752

Problems following update to Windows 10 Version 1809

Today I updated my Windows 10 PC to version 1809 (from 1803). After logging in following the update, I realized Everything was not running. I started it manually, and the status line said "Updating database...". But somehow, the application got shut down (I don't know how, I was busy in another appl...
by soaper
Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: 1.4.1.877 x64 Global hotkey assignment not working
Replies: 1
Views: 2567

1.4.1.877 x64 Global hotkey assignment not working

Just installed the 1.4.1.877 x64 version on a brand new Windows 10 HP laptop. Tried to change the hotkey from the default CTRL+N to ALT+E. Nothing happened. Shutdown Everything, restarted, no effect. CTRL+N also does not work. FYI.
by soaper
Mon Jul 11, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Delete does not update search results
Replies: 5
Views: 3466

Re: Delete does not update search results

> Do you know if this lingering file in Everything was indexed as a NTFS volume? > If it was indexed as a folder index it's quite common for Everything to miss the deletion event. The file was one of several within a well-known folder that hasn't changed in years. I have only NTFS volumes. As I ment...
by soaper
Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Delete does not update search results
Replies: 5
Views: 3466

Re: Delete does not update search results

I did a rebuild and that fixed it. But I would like to see ES get better at robustness. As I said before, functionality degrades over time. I wonder if the system can self-detect that and automatically repair its data structures.
by soaper
Fri Jul 08, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Delete does not update search results
Replies: 5
Views: 3466

Re: Delete does not update search results

This is new, just started happening. It used to be that when I hit delete, a confirmation would pop up asking if I really wanted to delete the file. Now there's silence. By the way, problems start happening after sustained use of ES, so I am not totally surprised. Things start to go down, and then y...
by soaper
Fri Jul 08, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Delete does not update search results
Replies: 5
Views: 3466

Delete does not update search results

After deleting a file (by hitting the delete button), the search results display does not update. The file continues to be displayed, although in reality it has been sent to the Recycle Bin. Hitting delete again does not do anything (i.e. there is no complaint that the file does not exist). Is this ...
by soaper
Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Add to Exclude Folders feature
Replies: 1
Views: 2976

Add to Exclude Folders feature

Following would be a very convenient feature (shown below in red):

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Ability to add a folder directly to the folders list under Tools -> Options -> Indexes -> Exclude -> Exclude folders

Thanks.
by soaper
Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: Support
Topic: How to list only the topmost node containing a pattern?
Replies: 10
Views: 6258

Re: How to list only the topmost node containing a pattern?

ParserMonster wrote:@soaper, what is your complete search string?
Just "ccc".
by soaper
Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Stale result impedes operation
Replies: 3
Views: 3834

Re: Stale result impedes operation

@SuperDude: The problem is not whether that option is checked. Rather, if a stale link is displayed for any reason, the behavior is confusing.
by soaper
Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Have Everything "forget" previously indexed external disks
Replies: 2
Views: 2176

Re: Have Everything "forget" previously indexed external dis

You're right, they were listed under Local NTFS volumes because Automatically include new fixed volumes was checked. I unchecked that option and removed the volumes, and I am no longer getting stale results. Thanks so much.
by soaper
Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Stale result impedes operation
Replies: 3
Views: 3834

Stale result impedes operation

When I tried to move files found by Everything to another folder, nothing happened. Turns out that one of the results was a stale entry from an unplugged external disk that is not online.

Suggestion: Move the ones that are online, and don't do anything for the stale results.
by soaper
Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How to list only the topmost node containing a pattern?
Replies: 10
Views: 6258

Re: How to list only the topmost node containing a pattern?

I am running the beta (1.4.0.713b (x86)) and in my case, with Match path: Enabled, I only get the leaf "ccc". I don't get "ccc\ddd", "ccc\ddd\eee" and so on.

HTH.
by soaper
Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Have Everything "forget" previously indexed external disks
Replies: 2
Views: 2176

Have Everything "forget" previously indexed external disks

I get search results showing up for two previously scanned disks that are no longer online. How can I have Everything "forget" about these disks? I cannot add them to the exclude list because the exclude operation requires the disks being plugged in so that they can be viewed in Windows Explorer, an...
by soaper
Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Errors in debug screen
Replies: 4
Views: 6320

Re: Errors in debug screen

I realized this all started happening after enabling Bookmarks. I deleted all bookmarks and things are now back to normal. It seems that selecting a bookmark seems to have a persistent and lasting effect. Maybe there should be a visual indicator that a bookmark is in effect. Would save a lot of time.
by soaper
Mon Dec 21, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Errors in debug screen
Replies: 4
Views: 6320

Re: Errors in debug screen

I ran through your checklists and everything is as should be. The disk did not any report errors. I noticed something strange: searching for "lucene" (example) returns all folders with string lucene, but no files. I have a tone of PDF files, but when I type pdf or ext:pdf, the list is empty. Should ...
by soaper
Sun Dec 20, 2015 7:37 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Errors in debug screen
Replies: 4
Views: 6320

Errors in debug screen

I have a problem w/ my Everything install not indexing my F: drive. During an explicit index build, I captured the debug screen, which had these errors: http://s22.postimg.org/4lub94a6l/2015_12_20_21_31_30_Search_Everything.jpg Are these related to the F: drive not being indexed? Some files from tha...
by soaper
Sun Dec 20, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Separate invocation for separate drive
Replies: 2
Views: 3265

Re: Separate invocation for separate drive

Rube, thanks so much, if nothing else, learned about the bookmarks feature!
by soaper
Sat Dec 19, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Separate invocation for separate drive
Replies: 2
Views: 3265

Separate invocation for separate drive

I'm thinking it would be wonderful if I could invoke searches for my C: (primary) drive with ALT+E, and searches for my secondary drive with, say, ALT+F. Is it currently possible to do this using a command line switch which can then be tied to a Windows shortcut? Thanks. PS: I am not going to repeat...
by soaper
Wed Nov 25, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Caret stops when editing filenames
Replies: 2
Views: 2902

Re: Caret stops when editing filenames

therube, THANK YOU! That solved it, much appreciated.
by soaper
Wed Nov 25, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Caret stops when editing filenames
Replies: 2
Views: 2902

Caret stops when editing filenames

When editing a filename (using F2) that is listed in the results panel, the usual caret stops found in the equivalent feature of Windows does not function. That is, [CTRL+left arrow] and [CTRL+right arrow] do not stop at, for example, periods. It would be better if F2 worked the same as in Windows. ...
by soaper
Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:38 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How to specify two file extensions?
Replies: 2
Views: 2192

Re: How to specify two file extensions?

Thanks salazor, the semicolon worked! Much appreciated.
by soaper
Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How to specify two file extensions?
Replies: 2
Views: 2192

How to specify two file extensions?

I want to get all files that has the word "Git" in them, either with the extension pdf or epub. So I run the following search: ww:git ext:pdf|epub But it seems the search locks on the word epub because it returns folders with name epub in them as well as all sorts of files, ending with epub or conta...
by soaper
Tue Nov 10, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Getting Digital when searching for Git
Replies: 4
Views: 3137

Re: Getting Digital when searching for Git

Well, this opens up a whole new level of possibilities! I am now busy crafting pre-defined searches. And best of all, you can attach a keyboard shortcut! Thanks so much and best wishes for continued success of this product.
by soaper
Mon Nov 09, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Getting Digital when searching for Git
Replies: 4
Views: 3137

Re: Getting Digital when searching for Git

Unbelievable! Thanks so much. If I may: I think the challenge here is to find a way to make this option "discoverable" through the UI. The functionality is there, but the user doesn't know about it. Also: Make it so that "ww:" can be mapped to any character by the user through customizations. Again,...
by soaper
Sun Nov 08, 2015 9:46 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Getting Digital when searching for Git
Replies: 4
Views: 3137

Getting Digital when searching for Git

First off - Everything Search is an indispensible tool for me, can't imagine life w/o it. When searching for pdf books on Git in my harddrive, the search also returns pdf files titled Di git al. Is there a way around this? I tried double quotes but that did not help. Thanks so much for this awesome ...