Search Commands

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void
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Search Commands

Post by void » Mon May 24, 2021 7:32 am

Everything 1.5 search commands.

To use search commands, type in one of the following commands in the search box and press ENTER:
-or-
Use a bookmark and set the search to one of the following commands:
(Opening bookmarks will execute the search command without setting the search)
Use Alt + Enter to separate multiple search commands.



about:
Show the about dialog.


about:about
about:help
about:?
Show this help.


about:config
Open the user Everything.ini
Monitors the Everything.ini for changes and will notify user to reload if changed.


about:credits
Show the Everything credits.


about:exe
about:exe-location
Open the Everything.exe file location.


about:db
Show database statistics.


about:db-location
Open the Everything.db file location.


about:debug-log
Open the Everything Debug Log.txt file location.


about:history
about:search-history
Show all search history.


about:search-run-history
Show all run history.


about:home
Load the home search.


about:ini-location
Open the Everything.ini file location.


about:journal
Show the Index Journal.


about:keys
Show current key bindings.


about:license
about:licence
Show the Everything license


about:preferences
about:options
about:settings
Show the options window


/cls
Clear the debug console.


/config-save [filename]
Save configuration.


/config-load [filename]
Load configuration.


/debug
Toggle debug mode.


/debug-log
/start-debug-logging
Enter debug mode and log to Everything Debug Log.txt


/expand <text>
/replace-sel <text>
/#preprocessor-function:text
/[preprocessor-function:text]
/preprocessor-function:text
Set the search to the result from preprocessor expansion.
For example:
/len:abc 123
/clipboard:
Search Preprocessor
#currentsearch: is replaced with the current search text
#cursel: is replaced with the currently selected search text


/close
Close the active search window.


/close-all
Close all search windows.


/define <name>=<search>
Define a macro.
For example:
/define foo=bar
When searching for foo: it is now replaced with bar


/delete-db
Delete the database from disk.


/disable-alternate-row-color
Disable alternate row colors.


/disable-omit-results
Disable omit results.


/enable-alternate-row-color
Enable alternate row colors.


/enable-omit-results
Enable omit results.


/eval <expression>
/=<expression>
Evaluate expression and set the search to the result.


/exit
/quit
Exit Everything.


/exit-now
/quit-now
Exit Everything without saving settings and data.


/explore <folder>
Open the folder sidebar and select the specified folder.


/explore-path <filename>
Open the folder sidebar and select the specified filename.
The parent folder is selected in the folders sidebar and the specified file/folder is selected in the result list.


/explore-subfolders <filename>
Open the folder sidebar and select the specified folder.
Search for subfolders is enabled.


/explore-no-subfolders <filename>
Open the folder sidebar and select the specified folder.
Search for subfolders is disabled.


/help
Show Everything help.


/hide-filter-bar
Hide the filter bar.


/hide-filters
Hide the filters side bar.


/hide-folders
Hide the folders side bar.


/hide-menu-bar
Hide the menu bar.


/hide-preview
Hide the preview pane.


/hide-status-bar
Hide the status bar.


/<ini-setting-name>=<value>
Set the configuration key to a value.
A restart might be required for changes to take effect.
Use ! as the value to toggle the ini setting.
Use TAB from the search box to auto complete the ini-setting-name.


/load <filename>
Load a search from a text/plain file.


/minimize-all
/unminimize-all
Minimize or unminimize all search windows.


/monitor-pause
Stop updating results and continue monitoring changes to indexes.


/monitor-resume
/monitor-start
Update results to reflect changes to indexes.


/monitor-stop
Stop monitoring changes to indexes.


/open <filename>
Opens the specified file/folder in the result list.
If the filename is an number, the zero-based result from the specified number is opened.


/reindex [path]
/rebuild [path]
Force a rebuild for all indexes or the specified index.


/restart
Restart Everything.


/restart-debug-log
Restart Everything in debug logging mode.


/restart-now
Restart Everything without saving settings and data.


/rescan [path]
/update [path]
Rescan all FAT, network drive and folder indexes or the specified FAT, network drive or folder index.


/save-db
Save the database to disk.


/select <filename>
Select the specified file/folder in the result list.
If the filename is an number, the zero-based result from the specified number is selected.


/select-all
Select all files/folders in the result list.


/show-filter-bar
Show the filter bar.


/show-filters
Show the filters side bar.


/show-folders
Show the folders side bar.


/show-menu-bar
Show the menu bar.


/show-preview
Show the preview pane.


/show-status-bar
Show the status bar.


/stop-debug-logging
Exit debug mode and show the Everything Debug Log.txt


/toggle-alternate-row-color
Toggle the alternate row colors.


/toggle-filter-bar
Toggle the filter bar.


/toggle-filters
Toggle the filters side bar.


/toggle-folders
Toggle the folders side bar.


/toggle-menu-bar
Toggle the menu bar.


/toggle-omit-results
Toggle omit results.


/toggle-preview
Toggle the preview pane.


/toggle-status-bar
Toggle the status bar.


/undef <name>
Undefine a macro.


/verbose
Enable verbose debug logging.


Dashes (-) in commands can be omitted.



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void
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Re: Search Commands

Post by void » Tue May 17, 2022 6:27 am


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