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by NotNull
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Configuration for removable drives?
Replies: 2
Views: 47

Re: Configuration for removable drives?

Is this use case supported at all? If so, any insight on how I should configure it? Yes, that use case is supported. And you almost got it working already :-) Everything likes to re-use a running window / instance, as you already noticed To prevent that, you can use a named instance of Everything b...
by NotNull
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Search Everything no longer shows
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: Search Everything no longer shows

Try to rebuild your database:
  • Go to Menu: Toos > Options > Indexes
  • Click the Force Rebuild button
Did that fix your issue?
by NotNull
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Double-click renames instead of opening
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Double-click renames instead of opening

TRILLOGY wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:15 pm
And FWIW I had been using the 'Check for updates' button and it was reporting that "Everything is all up to date!"
There are a different 'set of rules' involved during the 'Check for updates'.
For more informatiuon on that, take a look here
by NotNull
Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Double-click renames instead of opening
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Double-click renames instead of opening

Do you have the preview pane open?

Some preview handlers are messing with the focus, causing the effect you are describing.
It is fixed/worked around in later versions.

Update to the current version and please report if that fixed your issue
by NotNull
Wed Dec 02, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Exclude a Specific Directory from a Filter
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: Exclude a Specific Directory from a Filter

What do I need to do? In this: ext:ext:csv;doc;docm;docx;dot;dotm;dotx;epub;java;mobi;odt;pdf;php;ppt;pptm;pptx;rtf;xls;xlsb;xlsm;xlsx;xltm;xltx;jpg!"C:\Users\user\AppData" 1. Remove one ext: from ext:ext: 2. Add a space between with ;jpg and !"C:\Users\user\AppData" (I used multiple spaces for cla...
by NotNull
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Need help with SDK indexing options
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: Need help with SDK indexing options

I am not really familiar with the SDK, but to my best of knowledge: - The SDK is meant to query files and folders the Everything database, not to reconfigure Everything (database and/or client). - A reindex is always necessary if you want to index access date too - A reindex of the database is not n...
by NotNull
Mon Nov 30, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Separate shortcuts to search in current folder and globally?
Replies: 7
Views: 3647

Re: Separate shortcuts to search in current folder and globally?

Darthagnon wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 12:33 pm
ctrlfrything
Love the name! :)
by NotNull
Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Really Useful Set of Bookmark Searches 2.0 for Everything
Replies: 32
Views: 40200

Re: Really Useful Set of Bookmark Searches 2.0 for Everything

FYI:

The list of bookmarks of @maxfactor - as shown in the screenshot earlier in this thread - can be found HERE.

It includes a description of how to enable the Bookmark sub-menus in Everything.
by NotNull
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Dark Interface/Theme
Replies: 24
Views: 25881

Re: Dark Interface/Theme

:thumbsup: :)
by NotNull
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Update check does not work?
Replies: 3
Views: 381

Re: Update check does not work?

*Technically* the update mechanism works as designed.

Take a look at this thread to see why you don't see the newer versions in the update check.
by NotNull
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Replace word in rename dialog across multiple files
Replies: 10
Views: 9148

Re: Replace word in rename dialog across multiple files

Stamimail wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:29 pm
https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/ ... e-Overview
Waiting for @therube to step in and promote Bulk Rename Utility ....
(he is a forum moderator there too)
by NotNull
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Dark Interface/Theme
Replies: 24
Views: 25881

Re: Dark Interface/Theme

Cool!
stax76 wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:42 pm
open source
Not yet, as it isn't on your GitHub page ;)
(which contains even more cool stuff ...)
by NotNull
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: default editor for txt files
Replies: 9
Views: 1999

Re: default editor for txt files

Your IsAdmin 1 tells us that you are indeed running as administrator.
That is caused by the -isrunas in cmdline "C:\Program Files\Everything\Everything.exe" -isrunas -startup

I'm a bit surprised that all is OK now.
If you reopen the debug console, does it now tell you IsAdmin 0 ?
by NotNull
Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: default editor for txt files
Replies: 9
Views: 1999

Re: default editor for txt files

Maybe you start Everything with a shortcut that forces Everything to start as administrator. First steps to check if you are running as admnistrator: In Everything's search bar, type /debug and press ENTER A new "DOS window" will open. This is Everything's debug console Press keyboard shortcut CTRL+...
by NotNull
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Filter or Bookmark for a macro containing synonyms?
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: Filter or Bookmark for a macro containing synonyms?

Both Bookmark and Filter should do just fine here. Advantage of a bookmark is that you can change the sort, for example sort by date instead of your usual sort by Path. My *personal* favourite would be a Filter. Then I can select Correspondence from the Filter bar (Menu:View > Filters), just like Pi...
by NotNull
Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Everything prevents TrueCrypt from unmounting volumes?
Replies: 39
Views: 47601

Re: Everything prevents TrueCrypt from unmounting volumes?

I certainly would report the issue there if it's the source. I just didn't get that instruction or indication from 'void' above. How did you interpret the following? : Error 1066 is: The service has returned a service-specific error code. It most likely means the Veracrypt drive does not support Re...
by NotNull
Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: [Feature request] Support for tabs/content specific attributes
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: [Feature request] Support for tabs/content specific attributes

2) Content specific attributes .. are on the to-do list. A tabbed interface was also suggested before, but I don't know if it ended up on the to-do list. But .... You can create your own tabbed interface for Everything (sort of) Use an application like TidyTabs or TaskSpace (no longer in developmen...
by NotNull
Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Everything prevents TrueCrypt from unmounting volumes?
Replies: 39
Views: 47601

Re: Everything prevents TrueCrypt from unmounting volumes?

Not a VeraCrypt user, but after reading this thread, my advice would be to report the issue on the VeraCrypt forums. VeraCrypt is not sending the correct signal when 'unmounting' a volume. All these suggestions are workarounds for that. If/when this gets fixed by the VeraCrypt people, you should be ...
by NotNull
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: searching "unusual" details
Replies: 27
Views: 25176

Re: searching "unusual" details

I'd really like to see the [File/Product Version - GetFileVersionInfo] as a column that could be displayed That should be possible too in Everything 1.5 - the next major version that @void is working on full-time now. BTW: You must be one of the longest standing members here. Your account is even o...
by NotNull
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Service not working
Replies: 4
Views: 1004

Re: Service not working

Installation through package managers like Scoop, Chocolatey, Ninite, AppGet, NuGet and Windows' own package manager [1] are based on scripts provided by people like you and me. They are not official Everything packages. So there might be issues with them. Better use the installation software you ca...
by NotNull
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: jump in the file list
Replies: 9
Views: 2819

Re: jump in the file list

Thanks for explaining, therube.
Although I meant how people use this currently, I got your point.

Turns out I do use it differently: I typically search for a (1 or 2) file / folder. Either that or all files/folders that (don't) match a very specific pattern.
by NotNull
Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Is there online help for Advanced Rename/Copy/Move?
Replies: 3
Views: 1059

Re: Is there online help for Advanced Rename/Copy/Move?

Example: ( I am not aware of any online information) EDIT: There is! : https://www.voidtools.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7623 2020-11-19 18_59_58-Rename.png Another example (Advanced Copy, using the $.. funtions): 2020-11-19 20_12_10-Copy To.png When Regex is enabled and your focus is in the Old F...
by NotNull
Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: jump in the file list
Replies: 9
Views: 2819

Re: jump in the file list

But you don't want to change or filter your search itself. You only want to be able to easily search within your results list. Could you give an example when and how you search through the result list? When I search, all my desired results show up on 'Page 1'. Am I doing something wrong/inefficient...
by NotNull
Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: jump in the file list
Replies: 9
Views: 2819

Re: jump in the file list

You can simply add 1234 to your search, like
*.txt 1234

that will find all txt files with 1234 in their name

You can browse through the list of found files using the Up/Down keys.
by NotNull
Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Highlight files from specific/specified folder or path
Replies: 3
Views: 1664

Re: Highlight files from specific/specified folder or path

Do you think Conditional Formatting for content of rows underneath a column in search results would ever be within the scope of features for Everything? I can't tell you that. Not because it is top secret, but I am not involved in the development of Everything. However ... I have applied your trick...
by NotNull
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Show resulting filters from an Advanced search inline
Replies: 1
Views: 963

Re: Show resulting filters from an Advanced search inline

Filters can be made visible through Menu:View > Filters. The filter bar will be shown next to the search bar when enabled. Note: Not all filters have a matching macro and therefor can't be shown in the search bar. Edit: If a filter - not being the Everything filter - is enabled, it will also be show...
by NotNull
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7033

Re: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything

And therefor: Not a bug. Incorrect. Invalid. You wrote: "If you spawn create a child process, that process will run under the same credentials as the parent process. That is Windows design." I thought that you would understand that it is the Windows design DEFAULT. Of course you can start a child pr...
by NotNull
Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7033

Re: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything

How is that a bug?

If you spawn create a child process, that process will run under the same credentials as the parent process. That is Windows design.

It might be inconvenient for your use case, but I can't see a bug here.
by NotNull
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: A Question for content searching, written in Korean
Replies: 7
Views: 2317

Re: A Question for content searching, written in Korean

Some suggestions: You can use content:"some text" | utf8content:"some text" to use both at the same time ("|" is Everything-speak for OR ) You can also create your own function, so you don't have to type this each time Let's say you want your function to be named mycontent: , searching for mycontent...
by NotNull
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Add descriptions to files and folders.
Replies: 2
Views: 1004

Re: Add descriptions to files and folders.

'Tagging' files is on the to-do list for the next major version of Everything.

@void is currently working full-time on this Everything 1.5.
Things look promising, but there is still a lot of work to do. So a release date is unknown at this moment.
by NotNull
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7033

Re: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything

What if you launch a different program from the file's right-click context menu? Is that also influenced by this? Such as `Edit with Notepad++` No, that will run elevated (not tested though). That is another reason to run as 'normal' restricted user: the context-menu might differ between accounts.
by NotNull
Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: indexing algorithm
Replies: 4
Views: 2565

Re: indexing algorithm

Can'[t find the relevant thread at the moment, but it is "roll your own".
by NotNull
Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Preview for all text files
Replies: 3
Views: 1934

Re: Preview for all text files

raccoon wrote:
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:50 pm
Or is preview handling completely hands-off without the ability to assert the handler-type?
Yes. Everything uses the File Explrer preview mechanism for all files except image files.
Handling previewing text files internally is on the to-do list
by NotNull
Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Windows Indexservice needed for Everything
Replies: 5
Views: 1677

Re: Windows Indexservice needed for Everything

But good to know that the toolbar is to blame for the small "delay". Maybe the developer of the toolbar is still fixing it. By the way, It is not the fault of the developer of the toolbar. It is a Windows limitation: Everything sends a list of filenames to the toolbar and the methods that Windows p...
by NotNull
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7033

Re: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything

Let me toss in that I tend to agree with OP. His particular situations aside, it would be proper for Everything running As Admin to execute files As Not Admin as the default behavior, and offer up a checkbox Execute Files As Admin for both Everything As Admin, and Everything As Service users. The b...
by NotNull
Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Support
Topic: can the Regex Syntax be used simultaneously?
Replies: 7
Views: 2167

Re: can the Regex Syntax be used simultaneously?

regex:^a.\.txt$ Will search for files that start with an "a", followed by one (1) random character, followed by ".txt" and no more characters after that. (total filename length = 6) regex:^a\d\.txt$ Will search for files that start with an "a", followed by one (1) digit, followed by ".txt" and no mo...
by NotNull
Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: can the Regex Syntax be used simultaneously?
Replies: 7
Views: 2167

Re: can the Regex Syntax be used simultaneously?

The most common used regex options can also be found in the Everything menu: Help > Regex Syntax (also available online ) Quick explanation: The most important one for you is the "." In the regex language that means: one single character. If you want to search for a "." , like in ".txt", you have to...
by NotNull
Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Forum search without login
Replies: 1
Views: 1473

Re: Forum search without login

If you want to search without a forum login, you can do so on the homepage of voidtools.com.
That will search through forum posts ànd the voidtools website.


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by NotNull
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: A PDF file make everthing crash
Replies: 9
Views: 2183

Re: A PDF file make everthing crash

deepbluefantasy wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:27 pm
but it didn't work.
What program do you use to view PDF files? Adobe Reader? SumatraPDF? Foxit Reader? Nitro PDF? ...
(and what version?)
It might be a bug in your PDF viewer program.
by NotNull
Thu Nov 05, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: ES 1.1 Command Line Tool for Everything 1.4.1
Replies: 62
Views: 356712

Re: ES 1.1 Command Line Tool for Everything 1.4.1

From the opening post: Saving and clearing settings -save-settings Save all switches to the registry under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ES -clear-settings Clear all saved settings in the registry under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ES Is that still Everything 1.3 related? 1.4 saves it's settings in ES.ini
by NotNull
Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: A PDF file make everthing crash
Replies: 9
Views: 2183

Re: A PDF file make everthing crash

Make sure you are using a recent version of Everything. If you are using Adobe Reader, make sure you are running Everything as a regular user (= NOT as administrator) [1] There are issues with Adobe Reader when run as administrator (not Everything's fault). [1] - Enable Everything Service - Disable...
by NotNull
Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ES 1.1 Command Line Tool for Everything 1.4.1
Replies: 62
Views: 356712

Re: ES 1.1 Command Line Tool for Everything 1.4.1

Could it be possible to not list all folder if no parameter are provided. Yes. You can specify what ES should do if there are no parameters. Those settings will be stored in ES.ini , in the folder where your ES.exe is. Option 1: Do nothing ES.exe -hide-empty-search-results -save-settings Option 1: ...
by NotNull
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cymaera vulnerability forbids installation on work pc
Replies: 5
Views: 1747

Re: Cymaera vulnerability forbids installation on work pc

katriik wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:11 pm
we're using SharePoint as our file server.
Then I *definitely* wish you good luck! :)
by NotNull
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cymaera vulnerability forbids installation on work pc
Replies: 5
Views: 1747

Re: Cymaera vulnerability forbids installation on work pc

Painful to have to deal with them. I think they are doing a good job when checking out the programs they allow on their network (not even all big companies do that!) (but annoying for you nevertheless ..) The 'threat' is a lot less severe than it sounds: When you intsall Everything in "C:\Program F...
by NotNull
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Is there a way to sort by both Path AND Run Count?
Replies: 2
Views: 1768

Re: Is there a way to sort by both Path AND Run Count?

MattRix wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 2:37 pm
I suppose this is a form of multiple sort criteria, which I believe is not supported?
Correct. However: it is likely part of Everything 1.5, the next major update (/upgrade).
@void is working full time on version 1.5; a release date is unknown at this moment.
by NotNull
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7033

Re: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything

i switched to use everything without administration mode. Good! That is the recommended way to run Everything. Because no of all these solutions are satifying, What was wrong with them? My main problem with running files in admin mode is that my AutoHotkey hotkeys are not working, because i run Aut...
by NotNull
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does Everything have a solution for "Destination Path Too Long" Error?
Replies: 6
Views: 2118

Re: Does Everything have a solution for "Destination Path Too Long" Error?

If you don't mind soultions outside of Everything, you can use the subst command. Example: 2020-11-03 19_37_02-Command Prompt.png After you did subst f: .. and subst g: ... , you can use File Explorer to copy your file to G:\ .... (You probably won't even need the extra G: drive as such long paths (...
by NotNull
Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does Everything have a solution for "Destination Path Too Long" Error?
Replies: 6
Views: 2118

Re: Does Everything have a solution for "Destination Path Too Long" Error?

There might be other solutions (I have no time to test it), but I used this a couple of times in the past: Example: copy Everything.ini to folder C:\Deep00\deeper001\deeper002\....\deeper049\deeper050\Deepest (length = 517) In Everything, search for the folder (deepest) you want to copy your file to...
by NotNull
Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: show folders missing a specific file
Replies: 1
Views: 1198

Re: show folders missing a specific file

Yes, that is possible.

However, a couple of examples would help in providing you with a fitting solution.

Rough solution:

Code: Select all

folder:  "C:\this folder"   depth:2  !wfn:child:"file name.txt"
(Menu:Help > Search Syntax for details)