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by NotNull
Thu May 26, 2022 6:15 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: scrollspeed
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: scrollspeed

therube wrote:
Thu May 26, 2022 3:51 pm
(I'd much rather have a FAYT, Find As You Type-like, feature in Everything.)
That is already implemented: focus the resultlist and start typing (not too slow; just like in File Explorer)

Much more apparent on a LONG document/
I tested with the Directory Opus PDF manual; 1300+ pages, 14 MB
by NotNull
Thu May 26, 2022 4:43 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: a dull and boring discovery,may be not bug
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: a dull and boring discovery,may be not bug

So I downloaded and installed the latest version of AutoIt. Not a big success btw [1] , but at least I can access the context menus. These are the .au3 context menus of File Explorer (left) and Everything (right) side-by-side. The Open at the top of the Everything context menu always represents the ...
by NotNull
Thu May 26, 2022 2:10 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Exclude all folders that end with a certain string
Replies: 2
Views: 31

Re: Exclude all folders that end with a certain string

(untetsted)

Does this work?

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!"_files\"    !endwith:_files
!"_files\" removes the content of folders that end with _files from the list
!endwith:_files removes these folders (or filenamess that end with _files) itself from the list.
by NotNull
Thu May 26, 2022 1:58 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: scrollspeed
Replies: 3
Views: 52

scrollspeed

Reading the SumatraPDF changelog I came across: faster scrolling with mouse wheel when cursor over scrollbar And although it doesn't seem to work (yet/here) as advertised, I like the idea of an option to (occasionally) scroll faster, beside dragging the scroll-indicator scroll box around. Or changin...
by NotNull
Thu May 26, 2022 10:36 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: FYI: opened-by: uses lots of CPU
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: FYI: opened-by: uses lots of CPU

Thank you. /poll_opened_files_rate=3000 is the sweetspot for this system. It gives enough time to take the snapshot and process the information before the next polling takes pace. No need to change the defaults though. As said this is a really slow system (on purpose). My 2 year old i5 CPU is 25 tim...
by NotNull
Thu May 26, 2022 8:18 am
Forum: Bug report
Topic: a dull and boring discovery,may be not bug
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: a dull and boring discovery,may be not bug

Which option was shown in a bold font in the context menu? Open? Run? Edit?

Also: What is the (Default) value the registry under HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\fileext\.au3\userchoice
by NotNull
Wed May 25, 2022 6:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: -create-file-list & -export-efu (what is each doing?)
Replies: 10
Views: 100

Re: -create-file-list & -export-efu (what is each doing?)

When running your command. Another approach would be not to re-use the existing (running) Everything, but to use a separate instance. Even when your regular Everything is running as (elevated) administrator, this should work, because it starts a new process under your login account: " c:\path to\eve...
by NotNull
Wed May 25, 2022 6:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: -create-file-list & -export-efu (what is each doing?)
Replies: 10
Views: 100

Re: -create-file-list & -export-efu (what is each doing?)

Were you running the Everything.exe -create-file-list 500projects.efu "P:\Projects\500\" command under a different user account (different from you login account)? Did you see the User Account Control (UAC) prompt? That can happen if you are running Everything as administrator. Recommended is to ins...
by NotNull
Wed May 25, 2022 4:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: -create-file-list & -export-efu (what is each doing?)
Replies: 10
Views: 100

Re: -create-file-list & -export-efu (what is each doing?)

And searching for "P:\Projects\500\" does not return all subfolders and files?
by NotNull
Wed May 25, 2022 4:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: -create-file-list & -export-efu (what is each doing?)
Replies: 10
Views: 100

Re: -create-file-list & -export-efu (what is each doing?)

Everything: - does "-create-file-list" actually scan the path or just use it as a search parameter to give results from the index? Everything scans the path (using user credentials). Resultd do not come from the index. ES: - does "-export-efu" scan the path or just give index results? Results come ...
by NotNull
Wed May 25, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussion
Topic: Firefox privileged pages
Replies: 8
Views: 99

Re: Firefox privileged pages

That used to be possible with XUL based Firefox extensions (up until version 57 from 2017). After that a new engine (Quantum) was introduced thta makes these things no longer an option. Unfortunately, I have to say. I miss that every day (for example: mouse gestures don't work on these pages, includ...
by NotNull
Wed May 25, 2022 3:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussion
Topic: Firefox privileged pages
Replies: 8
Views: 99

Re: Firefox privileged pages

about:about
gives you a clickable list of all these pages.
(Most of these names are self-explanatory)

BTW: Everything (1.5) also has about:about . It was inspired by Firefox :)
by NotNull
Tue May 24, 2022 9:31 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: FYI: opened-by: uses lots of CPU
Replies: 3
Views: 98

FYI: opened-by: uses lots of CPU

Probably a Windows shortcoming and not Everythings fault, but for example opened-by:everything64.exe utilizes 37-50% of available CPU here. Admitted: CPU is outdated and underpowered, but that is still way more than I expected. For reference: perfmon.exe (Resource Monitor) uses 5% CPU for the same (...
by NotNull
Tue May 24, 2022 8:51 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How to filter folders with special characters in their name
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: How to filter folders with special characters in their name

The exclamation mark ! is part of the Everything syntax. It means NOT: !C:\Windows = NOT C:Windows. For a literal ! you can enclose your file-/ foldername in double quotes. If file/foldernames contain a space, it also needs to be enclosed in "" This should give the desired results: audio: "c:\Users\...
by NotNull
Tue May 24, 2022 8:36 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Search only on connected media
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Re: Search only on connected media

In Everything 1.5, you can use the online: function

(the function is under construction in the current alpha version, but will be fully operational soon)


Everything 1.4 does not have his online: function or similar.
by NotNull
Tue May 24, 2022 8:29 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: EFU file lists do not work with properties files
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: EFU file lists do not work with properties files

Whne you open the EFU file in a text editor, are these properties listed? If not: Before exporting to an EFU file: - make sure all relevant properties are listed (= columns are added) - select all files - press 'CTRL + SHIFT + E' (or Menu:File > Read Extended Information) to gather this information....
by NotNull
Mon May 23, 2022 8:39 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Search History can be "awkward" if doing Deletes
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: Search History can be "awkward" if doing Deletes

You are right: a bit unintuitive.

Would it help if the OK button text gets changed to "Save"? Or adding an extra "Save" button?
by NotNull
Mon May 23, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Using more than one filter
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Using more than one filter

@harryray2:
There is also an Everything 1.5 Alpha forum. Please post your 1.5 related questions over there.



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by NotNull
Sun May 22, 2022 7:10 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Folders: tag also mistakenly showing files
Replies: 8
Views: 222

Re: Folders: tag also mistakenly showing files

Replacing your actual username with "user" is perfectly fine. Even better! (privacy is important)
by NotNull
Sun May 22, 2022 5:39 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Folders: tag also mistakenly showing files
Replies: 8
Views: 222

Re: Folders: tag also mistakenly showing files

As @void asked:
void wrote:
Sun May 22, 2022 9:19 am
What is your exact search?
Without that, helping you gets tricky ...
(please use the code tags (the [</>] button) when posting to prevent the loss of information)
by NotNull
Sat May 21, 2022 11:24 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Large Volume Context Search
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: Large Volume Context Search

Everything 1.4 - the version you installed on the server - is able to do a content search too, but this information is not saved in the database. Meaning that Everything has to read these files on-the-fly from disk. You can use the content: function for that. For exampe: content:"some text" Best pra...
by NotNull
Sat May 21, 2022 10:20 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Display the Length of Audio and Video
Replies: 2
Views: 75

Re: Display the Lenght of Audio and Video

For that, you need Everything 1.5:

- Right-click the result list header (for example on "Name")
- From the context menu select Audio > Length (and/or Video > Length)
- Done!
by NotNull
Sat May 21, 2022 8:47 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Large Volume Context Search
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: Large Volume Context Search

Do you search from a client or on the server itself? One client or multiple?
What do you mean by "context search"? Content search (searching in the content of files)?
Is it possible to install Everything on the server?
by NotNull
Sat May 21, 2022 8:11 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: windows settings
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: windows settings

Everything is for searching/finding files and folders.

For what you want, you need a 3rd party application launcher. Here are the ones that use Everything for finding files.
(Not sure if all of those support what you want)
by NotNull
Sat May 21, 2022 8:01 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Context menu in File Explorer
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Re: Context menu in File Explorer

Menu:Tools > Options > General > Show Search Everything folder context menu item
by NotNull
Sat May 21, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Is there a way to programattically control a SearchEverything Window?
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: Is there a way to programattically control a SearchEverything Window?

know there is a CLI version of Everything but that is just for getting search result in a terminal window right? not actually controlling the graphical Everything window right? Right. The command-line version - ES.exe - talks to a running Everything to get a list of files from Everything's database...
by NotNull
Sat May 21, 2022 3:23 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Previous search
Replies: 4
Views: 163

Re: Previous search

It sounds like I misunderstood the question.
What do you mean by "set 'use previous value' in options", @harryray2?
by NotNull
Sat May 21, 2022 12:33 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Previous search
Replies: 4
Views: 163

Re: Previous search

'ALT + LEFT'
by NotNull
Fri May 20, 2022 10:06 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Is Keyboard Shortcuts up to date?
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: Is Keyboard Shortcuts up to date?

Manually changing dates of forum-posts is technically possible, but is not possible through the forum interface. It requires changing the database tables directly. So the practical answer is: No, you will have to revisit the forum from time to time to keep up with all the new "toys" ;) (especially d...
by NotNull
Fri May 20, 2022 9:45 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Searching Unique Folders within a wildcard folder
Replies: 11
Views: 802

Re: Searching Unique Folders within a wildcard folder

Solutions for most common causes that prevent showing results: - Make sure that under Menu:Search *only* Everything is selected (so no Match .., Ignore .. , etc). - Make sure Hide results when the search is empty is disabled (Menu:Tools > Options > General > Results) - Close the Folders sidebar - Do...
by NotNull
Thu May 19, 2022 7:46 am
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Drag a file from Everything to a taskbar button
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Drag a file from Everything to a taskbar button

Stamimail wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 10:48 pm
Do you get only 1 file in index (1 object)?
I get the file and its parent (2 objects)

Still it looks too complicated.
I get the same (2 objects).
Further investigating this would mean more waste of time as this is not a real world scenario.
by NotNull
Wed May 18, 2022 2:25 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Drag a file from Everything to a taskbar button
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Drag a file from Everything to a taskbar button

[NTFS]
Settings for Local Disk (C:)
Include only = C:\folder\


[Exclude]
Exclude folders > Add Filter = c:\folder\*\
Include only files = c:\folder\my file.txt


I don't know why single files can't be added in this way
Don't know. Maybe because a file is not a folder?
by NotNull
Wed May 18, 2022 12:28 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: add-layout:<list>
Replies: 15
Views: 1513

Re: add-layout:<list>

void wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 12:09 pm
TAB currently auto completes ini settings
:shock:
Nice!! (so TAB is doable after all ..)
by NotNull
Wed May 18, 2022 12:05 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: add-layout:<list>
Replies: 15
Views: 1513

Re: add-layout:<list>

PowerShell has a brilliant (imo) universal command-completion option. Type (gi .\file.txt). followed by 'CTRL + SPACE' to see the effect. (file.txt is an existing file) Or Get-Item - followed by 'CTRL + SPACE' 'CTRL + SPACE' is already in use in Everything (complete search based on search history), ...
by NotNull
Wed May 18, 2022 11:22 am
Forum: Support
Topic: add-layout:<list>
Replies: 15
Views: 1513

Re: add-layout:<list>

Stamimail wrote:
Tue May 17, 2022 8:26 am
Question - Why didn't you choose the form:
They all follow the Verb-Noun syntax/format.
by NotNull
Wed May 18, 2022 10:26 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Forum order
Replies: 1
Views: 730

Forum order

Idea to change the order of the forums. Currently: Announcements, Support ... Everything 1.5 Alpha Suggestion: Announcements, Everything 1.5 Alpha, Support ... That will make more people aware of the existence of version 1.5 (assuming that is desirable?). Also to help people to post in the right for...
by NotNull
Wed May 18, 2022 9:59 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Searching Unique Folders within a wildcard folder
Replies: 11
Views: 802

Re: Searching Unique Folders within a wildcard folder

Attempt #2 produces 0 objects which was expected Not expected by me ... should return results. Another way of explaining this would be: "show me all projects containing the node_modules folder regardless of level depth Ah, the fog is lifting. That wasn't clear from your original question. You need ...
by NotNull
Tue May 17, 2022 7:00 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Searching Unique Folders within a wildcard folder
Replies: 11
Views: 802

Re: Searching Unique Folders within a wildcard folder

Ok, I assumed you wanted the parent folder of these node_modules folders.


Attempt #2 ... Does the following search produce the results you expect?

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"E:\project-backups\"  exact:folder:node_modules
(the "" are not needed if the real path doesn't contain a space)
by NotNull
Tue May 17, 2022 5:32 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Drag a file from Everything to a taskbar button
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Drag a file from Everything to a taskbar button

Suggestion was for Win10. Can't remember how Win7 did this.
by NotNull
Tue May 17, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Searching Unique Folders within a wildcard folder
Replies: 11
Views: 802

Re: Searching Unique Folders within a wildcard folder

using the following search parameters You forgot something ;) The child: function might do what you want. child:cmd.exe shows all folders that contain a file/folder directly beneath it with cmd.exe in the name exact:child:cmd.exe does the same, but for a file/folder with the exact name "cmd.exe"
by NotNull
Tue May 17, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everytime I need to search, its updating database.
Replies: 1
Views: 481

Re: Everytime I need to search, its updating database.

In Everything 1.5 the updates will be processed in the background when Everything is started. That means that Everything 1.5 is ready for your searches right from the start. In Everything 1.4 - which you are using, I presume - you can enable Start Everything on system startup to let Everything run i...
by NotNull
Tue May 17, 2022 5:14 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Drag a file from Everything to a taskbar button
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Drag a file from Everything to a taskbar button

Drag with RMB instead.
by NotNull
Mon May 16, 2022 1:04 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Indexing properties
Replies: 9
Views: 849

Re: Indexing properties

Same question as in this recent similar thread:
What is the last rebuild reason reported under Tools -> Debug -> Statistics -> Build -> Last Rebuild Reason?


Topic moved to the Everything 1.5 Alpha forum. Please post there next time.
by NotNull
Mon May 16, 2022 9:26 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Omit Results
Replies: 49
Views: 4275

Re: Omit Results

there's some redundancy overlap with separate "Excludes" and "Omits" functions (if I'm understanding what you're saying) and it may be beneficial merging their functionalities. There are similarities, which would make one think that the entries could be combined, with an Exclude/Omit radiobutton pa...
by NotNull
Sun May 15, 2022 9:07 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: use on chrome
Replies: 1
Views: 383

Re: use on chrome

hi all i have 8 hd ad love this program is fantastic, and i use this on firefox to easy find eventual duplicate file, i have a question, is possible to use the same function on chrome?, i try to look on chrome store with no result, can you help me? How do you do this? Using this method ? (Can't hel...
by NotNull
Sun May 15, 2022 7:20 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Everything crashes while indexing document contents (Fatal error: out of memory)
Replies: 4
Views: 746

Re: Everything crashes while indexing document contents (Fatal error: out of memory)

Everything keeps the indexed content in RAM. It is likely that you included too many files for the amount of available RAM. @void wrote about this subject: Everything will keep content in memory. Content indexing is intended for indexing user documents only. I do not recommend indexing over 1GB of t...
by NotNull
Sun May 15, 2022 6:39 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Onclick enable disable drives
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Re: Onclick enable disable drives

Check out Everything 1.5 . With that version you can - enable the Folders sidebar (Menu:View > Folders) and - 'CTRL + CLICK' the drives you want to search. Select 'Everything' in the Folders sidebar to show ... everything again :) (Or double-click the "C:|T:" (or whatever drives/folders you selected...
by NotNull
Sat May 14, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything does not recognize settings in local Everything.ini file
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Everything does not recognize settings in local Everything.ini file

If there is no app_data=1 (*with* underscore; you are correct), there is just one Everything.ini that contains all your settings. No need to add app_data=0. Size of your Everything.ini should be around 21 KB. Your method should work. What settings are different? Indexing-settings is to be expected a...
by NotNull
Sat May 14, 2022 3:05 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything does not recognize settings in local Everything.ini file
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Everything does not recognize settings in local Everything.ini file

When the Everything.ini in the program folder contains a setting appdata=1 , a second Everything.ini extists with the majority of your settings. This second Everything.ini is located in %APPDATA%\Everything , which usually translates to c:\users\your_name\Appdata\Roaming\Everything. Before copying t...
by NotNull
Sat May 14, 2022 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: simple specific search
Replies: 1
Views: 346

Re: simple specific search

If you want to search *only* in a specific folder, you can exclude all other files/folders permanently from being included in Everything: Check if the drive is listed under Menu:Tools > Options > Indexes. If that is the case: Select the drive in the Local NTFS volumes: box Fill in the folder to be s...