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by NotNull
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: SDK error When using Everything Service mode
Replies: 11
Views: 37

Re: SDK error When using Everything Service mode

void wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:15 am
[...] and the x64 Everything64.dll
Is there a difference with using Everything32.dll? I thought all IPC communication is 32-bit? Or is that completely irrelevant here?

(a new episode in the serie "One idiot can ask more questions than 100 wise men can answer .." )
by NotNull
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: [Feature request] Everything UI similar to any third party Windows launcher.
Replies: 11
Views: 1220

Re: [Feature request] Everything UI similar to any third party Windows launcher.

By the way, I am curious, which program is in slow development and uses Everything in Open/Save dialogs? That is JumpToFolder . Main technical difference with regular launchers is that is is not running in the background (and a lot of of missing features :)). When writing it, I started looking at a...
by NotNull
Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Poll: What are your favorite features for the next version of Everything?
Replies: 24
Views: 3786

Re: Poll: What are your favorite features for the next version of Everything?

anmac1789 wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:07 pm
I really NEED THIS..
Just curious: what makes sorting files and folders together so useful to you?
by NotNull
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: File list results include parent directories
Replies: 1
Views: 30

Re: File list results include parent directories

Yes, that is expected behaviour. Take a look at this discussion for some background.

You could add file: to your search query to limit the results to, well, only files.
by NotNull
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: drag and drop
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Re: drag and drop

It is a setting in Everything.ini:
search_edit_drag_accept_files=1 will enable dropping a file in the search bar;
search_edit_drag_accept_files=0 will disble it.

Everything.ini can be found in the %APPDATA%\Everything folder, or else in the folder where your Everything.exe is.
by NotNull
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Keyboard Shortcuts conflicts
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Keyboard Shortcuts conflicts

It is already on the to-do list according to this post (and a couple of others)
by NotNull
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything stops searching when searching file content at some point.
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: Everything stops searching when searching file content at some point.

... or https://www.pdflib.com/download/tet-pdf-ifilter/ - or - https://www.sumatrapdfreader.org/download-free-pdf-viewer.html Some time ago I had a similar issue (Everything kept waiting) caused by what I thought to be a corrupt PDF, but that could just as well be caused by the problem you linked to...
by NotNull
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Index folder for context menu handler of Windows Explorer only.
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Index folder for context menu handler of Windows Explorer only.

This will be a "special edition" of IndexThis This version doesn't even require Everything to be installed. How to use: Right click a folder, a drive or the background of a folder (an empty part), select IndexThis and that folder will be temporarily indexed. How to install: Create a new folder Copy ...
by NotNull
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: "Advanced Move" entry in context menu
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: "Advanced Move" entry in context menu

What do you mean by *the* context menu? The Windows context menu in for example File Explorer, or the context menu in Everything (that also includes the Windows context menu entries). If you want Everything's Advanced Rename functionality added to Explorer, you can do the following: In File Explorer...
by NotNull
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussion
Topic: How to organize music and manage playlists - the Hardlinks idea
Replies: 4
Views: 1227

Re: How to organize music and manage playlists - the Hardlinks idea

As I understood (through PM) that you have issues installing Link Shell Extension [1] and you want also the hardlinks to be created - and not just the folder structure (that is how I initially interpreted your question): - Download the command-line version ln.exe from here - Start CMD.exe and run ln...
by NotNull
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Custom Filter Has Disappeared
Replies: 4
Views: 111

Re: Custom Filter Has Disappeared

capteelingurdian wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:02 pm
Is there NOTHING you all haven't figured out?!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
  • How to reach world peace .... Check!
  • Where are Evrything's filters ... Check!
  • Where the hell are my sunglasses? ... Still working on it ... :cool:
by NotNull
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Different action with Capslock
Replies: 4
Views: 79

Re: Different action with Capslock

Another question, is the option Everything service can only be check in option? Is there a command line option can set the service and call everything? Yes: Everything.exe -instance kesdoputr -install-service (and accept the UAC prompt). After that, you can do your Everything.exe -instance kesdoput...
by NotNull
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Happy New Year! (from all over the world)
Replies: 9
Views: 1713

Re: Happy New Year! (from all over the world)

You've put Denmark on the map, Jonas :)
Thanks for posting!
by NotNull
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Custom Filter Has Disappeared
Replies: 4
Views: 111

Re: Custom Filter Has Disappeared

Your custom filters are stored outside Everything.ini. They are in a file named Filters.csv . You can use Everything to search for this Filters.csv file. It is a plain text file, so you can view it in - for example - Notepad to see if it contains your custom filters. If you found the right one, you ...
by NotNull
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: drag and drop
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Re: drag and drop

There is already an ini-setting to add drag&drop functionality to the search bar, but that will paste the filename in the format filelist:"C:\path to\filename.txt" . Not very useful in this case. In Everything 1.5 - the next major version - this will be possible and there it will paste "filename.txt...
by NotNull
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Different date/time layout
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Re: Different date/time layout

By the way: this is all a result of experimenting with the layout of Everything. So far I like the Path column at the end. Looking at very long paths is now a simple CTRL+Right-cursor (or two) to see the entire path (after making the Path collumn extremely wide). For now, I like it better than resiz...
by NotNull
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Different date/time layout
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Re: Different date/time layout

My system-wide default is to use a 'short year' (21); I like Everything to show the 'long year' (2021). Luckily that is possible :)
by NotNull
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Different date/time layout
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Different date/time layout

You can change how the date and time are displayed in the result list of Everything using this and this information. I don't care very much for the default layout (same as File Explorer), so I changed it: 2021-01-15 21_52_49-Window.png If you want the same layout: Type or paste /date_format=dd-MM-yy...
by NotNull
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Exclude folders from a search
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: Exclude folders from a search

Try it with:

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!"c:\folder 1"   !"D:\some other\folder" !E:\
! means NOT in Everything.
by NotNull
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: [Feature request] Everything UI similar to any third party Windows launcher.
Replies: 11
Views: 1220

Re: [Feature request] Everything UI similar to any third party Windows launcher.

Quick Access Popup Yes, I do know that one. Tried it (actually: mostly it's predecessor PopupFolders) and it's quite good. It doesn't fit my workflow, but I can see other people using it (some of the people on this forum use it). It is written in AutoHotKey. "Fun" fact: It's developer helped me on ...
by NotNull
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything DB limit ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2538

Re: Everything DB limit ?

rasto wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:28 pm
Update: 59,203,564 objects
:shock: That is an impressive amount of files/folders!

Just curious: can Everything handle that without problems? (not that I have plans to collect that many files .. :))
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched

Thanks for the feedback, Mike.

So, my "job" is done here? No changes to the code needed?
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters
Replies: 22
Views: 983

Re: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters

i don't know why this can be found and the other can not That is because 东西 is not only part of the foldername, but also of the filename (1) 东西.mp4 search for filenames with 东西.mp4 (2) D:\好吃的 Search folders containing D:\好吃的 (3) 东西 search for filenames containing 东西 (and that will match 好吃的 东西 .mp4
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters
Replies: 22
Views: 983

Re: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters

and i have another question, if i want to search all the cht.sup in both two folders at one time. how to? cht.sup "D:\ 电视剧 folder1" | "D:\folder1" The | is Everything-speak for OR. OR is "stronger" than AND (like * is stronger than + in arithmetic) , so that search would translate to: Search for al...
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters
Replies: 22
Views: 983

Re: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters

.cht.sup D:\电视剧 folder1 if the space came after :\ in search bar, that means the space should not be the AND or between function, right? because the space came after :\ sign shows the space should be a part of folder, to search in a folder .cht.sup D:\ 电视剧 folder1 Would get translated to: a filenam...
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters
Replies: 22
Views: 983

Re: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters

.cht.sup D:\电视剧 folder1 no work That is expected. A space - that is not between "" - in Everything means AND. So you are searching for filenames with .cht.sup AND folder1 in the filename AND D:\电视剧 somewhere in the path of that filename. It would match a file "D:\电视剧 something\a filename that has f...
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters
Replies: 22
Views: 983

Re: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters

Good catch, @tuska! (didn't see that one coming ... )
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters
Replies: 22
Views: 983

Re: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters

cht.sup 'D:\folder1' Use cht.sup "D:\folder1" instead. (double quotes instead of single quotes) Another thing: you can check the statusbar to see if there are any search modifiers active. There should be none mentioned in the statusbar. You can also check this in the Search menu: Only Everything sh...
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched

The idea is to use a command-line utility that converts your PDF's (temporarily) to text. If the size of that is less than 25 bytes, this is considered a 'graphic' PDF that needs OCR to be readable. Those files are moved to a new subfolder NeedOCR. Here's how: Only run this if all PDF's are in one f...
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters
Replies: 22
Views: 983

Re: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters

Does it help if you put the foldername in "", like:

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cht.sup   "D:\电视剧 folder1"
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched

froggie wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:42 pm
This thread might be a place to start:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7740883/how-to-identify-pdf-files-that-need-ocr
That is what I used! :D (the mentioned tool; not that thread ...)
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched

Script is written (moves PDF's that need OCR to a different folder). Waiting for your input ...
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: Locate PDFs That Can't B Searched

N ot (easily) doable in Everything. I would write a script for that (couple of lines of code) When identified, what should happen to those files? Create a list? Rename them like 'NeedOCR_original filename.pdf'? Move them to a different folder? or ... ? If you answer that question (and also if the PD...
by NotNull
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: [REVOLSED] Out of memory - mem.c(734) mem_alloc()
Replies: 3
Views: 766

Re: Out of memory - mem.c(734) mem_alloc()

:thumbsup: You're welcome!
by NotNull
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hide all node-modules folders
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Re: Hide all node-modules folders

(I'm too late at the party .. :) )
by NotNull
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hide all node-modules folders
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Re: Hide all node-modules folders

- Go to Menu:Tools > Options > Indexes > Exclude
- Press the Add Filter button
- Type node-modules
- OK, OK
- Wait until Everything is done with reindexing (check the statusbar)

csaller wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:52 pm
the Delete menu
Don't know what you mean by that?
by NotNull
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: [REVOLSED] Out of memory - mem.c(734) mem_alloc()
Replies: 3
Views: 766

Re: Out of memory - mem.c(734) mem_alloc()

You are running the 32-bit version of Everything. 32-bit applications can only address a limited amount of RAM (2-3GB).
With this many files, you can better switch to the 64-bit version of Everything.

Does the issue persist when running the 64-bit version?
by NotNull
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: search by image
Replies: 2
Views: 961

Re: search by image

oh wow i am amazed .my post is invisible. and you reply to all posts except mine.thanks. That happens more often in the Suggestions sub-forum. Especially when there is no current solution or workaround for the suggestion. Nothing to worry about... How do you imagine this "search by image" should wo...
by NotNull
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: [Feature request] Everything UI similar to any third party Windows launcher.
Replies: 11
Views: 1220

Re: [Feature request] Everything UI similar to any third party Windows launcher.

Launchy has never caught my attention because I see him as ugly, besides he has stopped receiving support for more than ten years. Just FYI: There is also LaunchyQT, a fork of Launchy. Looks better, but no Everything integration, so I am not interested :) There are sites that put Wox in 1st place, ...
by NotNull
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Feature Request: Print result list formatted with current columns and column adjusted
Replies: 2
Views: 747

Re: Feature Request: Print result list formatted with current columns and column adjusted

pstein wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:35 am
This is not usable
What is your use-case? You can use the command-line tool ES.exe to output in any format you like.
by NotNull
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: [Feature request] Everything UI similar to any third party Windows launcher.
Replies: 11
Views: 1220

Re: [Feature request] Everything UI similar to any third party Windows launcher.

As we know, Wox is the most popular launcher and uses the Everything plugin, as pointed out here. So Wox without Everything is nothing. Not only Wox uses Everything .. Launchy, Ueli and Keypirinha too! PowerToys Run utility is based on Wox and can use Wox plugins, so it should be possible to use Ev...
by NotNull
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Rescan Folders on different intervals
Replies: 2
Views: 693

Re: Rescan Folders on different intervals

All NTFS formatted local disks are updated in real-time, so I assume you are talking about FAT(32) or network disks? In that case, you can add folders separately. Let's assume you have an X:-drive with folders X:\Music and x:\Movies. You can now add each of them separately through Menu:Tools > Optio...
by NotNull
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Update check does not work?
Replies: 5
Views: 3352

Re: Update check does not work?

Forgive me, but having the update check report no updates, but the homepage report - without any sort of qualification - a newer version . . that combination of states of affairs seems, at best, confusing and, at worst, stupid. Then let's assume the best :) .. Here you can read more about the reaso...
by NotNull
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything missing Link Shell Extension Folders' content?
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Re: Everything missing Link Shell Extension Folders' content?

Another possibility... eh, trying to think of where things stand with Everything & links... ? Maybe it was something like on initial scan, it picks up the links, but with subsequent changes, it may only find one of the links - or something like that, don't recall... ? If you were to do a periodic, ...
by NotNull
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a way to limit search results?
Replies: 4
Views: 871

Re: Is there a way to limit search results?

You can also limit the number of results in the Everything result list.

If you want only 8 results to be shown, add the following to your search query:

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count:8
by NotNull
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussion
Topic: How to organize music and manage playlists?
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Re: How to organize music and manage playlists?

Assuming your portable hard drive is NTFS formatted, you could use hardlinks . Hardlinks are a sort of shortcuts to files/folders, but it would be a little more accurate to describe them as an alias. If you create a hardlink to an mp3, you can move or rename the "original" mp3 to a different folder ...
by NotNull
Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything_SetRegex
Replies: 5
Views: 900

Re: Everything_SetRegex

Ah, I see : a \ is already specified as \\
In that case. doubling them should do the trick:

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Everything_SetSearch("c:\\\\test\\\\");
Everything_SetSearch("c:\\\\test\\\\.*");

(as you might have noticed, I have no prior experience with the SDK functions :))
by NotNull
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything_SetRegex
Replies: 5
Views: 900

Re: Everything_SetRegex

hyadav wrote:
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:34 am
Everything_SetSearch("c:\\test\\*");
From the Everything regex help:
* Matches the preceding element zero or more times
So you are searching for multiple \\\\

Try this instead:

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Everything_SetSearch("c:\\test\\");
- or -

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Everything_SetSearch("c:\\test\\.*");