es.exe escape greather than char

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klim
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es.exe escape greather than char

Post by klim » Tue Jan 11, 2022 12:29 pm

Hi and sorry to bother you again. I want to search for pathnames longer then 254 chars, but i'm not able to escape the greather than character in command line as it is documented here: https://www.voidtools.com/support/every ... ace/#notes

Here is the command i want to execute:
es.exe path:len:^>254 /a-d -path-column -hide-empty-search-results -sort path -export-txt result.txt

therube
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Re: es.exe escape greather than char

Post by therube » Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:52 pm

Looks like, from a command line, quotes are sufficient,
es path:len:">260"
.

NotNull
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Re: es.exe escape greather than char

Post by NotNull » Tue Jan 11, 2022 5:19 pm

So, you are using Everything 1.5?

There is an issue with parsing that command in Everything 1.5. Things go wrong with expanding /a-d.
For now, to work around that, you can try the following search:

Code: Select all

es.exe file:path:len:^>254 -path-column -sort path
(the -hide-empty-search-results is not needed as you already specified a search)

klim
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Re: es.exe escape greather than char

Post by klim » Wed Jan 12, 2022 7:45 am

therube wrote:
Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:52 pm
Looks like, from a command line, quotes are sufficient,
es path:len:">260"
.
Thank you very much, it is working fine now. Trust me, i've tried a lot, but not your posted solution.

klim
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Re: es.exe escape greather than char

Post by klim » Wed Jan 12, 2022 7:47 am

NotNull wrote:
Tue Jan 11, 2022 5:19 pm
So, you are using Everything 1.5?

There is an issue with parsing that command in Everything 1.5. Things go wrong with expanding /a-d.
For now, to work around that, you can try the following search:

Code: Select all

es.exe file:path:len:^>254 -path-column -sort path
(the -hide-empty-search-results is not needed as you already specified a search)
Hi, thanks for your answer. I didn't use 1.5, I stil use the latest released version. Also thank you for your hint about: -hide-empty-search-results.

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