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by NotNull
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: is it possible to mix folders+files when sorting?
Replies: 8
Views: 1692

Re: is it possible to mix folders+files when sorting?

I have no solution for you at the moment - here Everything 1.5 is even faster than 1.4 - but someone else might. How do you exclude these folders? - By excluding them on the search bar (i.e. ext:doc !c:\windows) - By excluding them through a Filter (Menu:Search > Organize Filters) - Through Temporar...
by NotNull
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: is it possible to mix folders+files when sorting?
Replies: 8
Views: 1692

Re: is it possible to mix folders+files when sorting?

That is less cool ... First guess: you sorted by something (like Size) that is not in the Everything database, which causes Everything to inspect every single file individually. Make sure that property is included in the database. For example, Size: Go to Menu:Tools > Options > Indexes Check Index f...
by NotNull
Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: is it possible to mix folders+files when sorting?
Replies: 8
Views: 1692

Re: is it possible to mix folders+files when sorting?

Good news, @skribb!

Recently - 4 weeks ago - the alpha version of Everything 1.5 was released.
In this 1.5 version you can mix folders and files!

If you want to test it (or simply use it; it is quite stable already): start here.

More info on new sorting possibilities here
by NotNull
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Which software has Everything integrated?
Replies: 33
Views: 89074

Re: Which software has Everything integrated?

I mainly use it because it can preview files in dark mode, including highlighting found serarch terms. But it is definitely much more than that. 415 stars is a lot for such a tool, I worked 20 years on staxrip to get 640 stars. Will depend on target audience I guess. A search tool is probably more m...
by NotNull
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Which software has Everything integrated?
Replies: 33
Views: 89074

Re: Which software has Everything integrated?

dnGrep. In their own words: a great Windows search utility that allows you to search across text files, Word and Excel documents, PDFs, and archives using text, regular expression, XPath, and phonetic queries. It can also replace text in those files. And a couple of other useful features. It can us...
by NotNull
Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: "Change directory" option for command line
Replies: 16
Views: 22774

Re: "Change directory" option for command line

aviasd wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:55 pm
it uses fzf for the selection
No need for external libraries. Try this:

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function cdf {
  param($dir)
  CD ( iex "es folder:$dir count:20 -sort runcount" | ogv -OutputMode Single)
}
by NotNull
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is the Current Status of How E. Handles Hard Links?
Replies: 6
Views: 4318

Re: What is the Current Status of How E. Handles Hard Links?

@void can probably explain this much better, but I will take a shot ... Everything 1.4 could miss some hardlink updates as described above. Everything 1.5 (currently available as alpha version) *does* track hard links. Soft-links (symbolic links) is a different story Roughly speaking they are shortc...
by NotNull
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: All I have to say is, great work!
Replies: 8
Views: 2820

Re: All I have to say is, great work!

You might be interested in the Everything Server , Kelly. I'm so glad that you've started work on this again. That started years ago! Thx. It's for personal use, don't think I need the server version. I've been using the http server functionality, but turned it off due to security concerns (?)... L...
by NotNull
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Refresh Button
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Refresh Button

I think a Home button will be more useful than the x button ("clean the search"). Took me a while to find it again, but you can remove the X from the search bar, Type the following in the search bar and press ENTER: /search_close_button=0 (open a new Everything window to see the effect. Or restart ...
by NotNull
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Refresh Button
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Refresh Button

I use CTRL+\ for that. They are next to each other in the left corner of my notebook keyboard. That also resets all Match .. settings and filters, etc to what I configured under Options > Home. It is an extra keyboard shortcut for Menu:History > Home, next to the less convenient ALT+HOME. If you hav...
by NotNull
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: All I have to say is, great work!
Replies: 8
Views: 2820

Re: All I have to say is, great work!

If you didn't configure port forwarding in your router to this system/port combination, your http server should not be reachable from "outside"
by NotNull
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Highlighted Text Right Click Context Menu
Replies: 1
Views: 321

Re: Highlighted Text Right Click Context Menu

Where do you highlight this text? In Notepad? In your browser? In Everything?
by NotNull
Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Inconsistency between dm:5min and dm:short
Replies: 17
Views: 1664

Re: Inconsistency between dm:5min and dm:short

Now I think of it, this should be written as:
dm:10m..5m
. From low to high: 10 minutes ago (17:47) to 5 minutes ago (17:52)
For the record: that gives the same results as
dm:5m..10m
by NotNull
Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Refresh Button
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Refresh Button

Don't clutter the Everything interface with buttons! Especially if they are for exceptional situations as described above. 1. There is a complex search that is not real-time. Press F5 ... And I agree with horst.epp: don't use it for re-indexing. Menu:Index > Rescan will take care of that if needed. ...
by NotNull
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Ability to Search Tags
Replies: 32
Views: 8018

Re: Ability to Search Tags

void wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:12 am
Everything 1.5 is 500,000+ lines of code.
:shock:

They say a good developer writes 100 lines of code a day.
At least tell me that your 500K includes comments and empty lines ...


I'm at 4 lines a day ...
by NotNull
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: 1251a breaks -instance ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1046

Re: 1251a breaks -instance ?

OK, I see (adn even tried it). In that case there is no use adding the database version.
(and in the process I learned how to get the database version out of a everything.db, so I'm good :))
by NotNull
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: 1251a breaks -instance ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1046

Re: 1251a breaks -instance ?

The idea came from opening older databases (everything.exe -db backup.db -readonly) where you might want to know what version was used at that time.

But you are right: not really useful information for the end user. I doubt if I was ever going to need this.
by NotNull
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: 1251a breaks -instance ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1046

Re: 1251a breaks -instance ?

Is it useful to add the database version to the Statistics?
by NotNull
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Inconsistency between dm:5min and dm:short
Replies: 17
Views: 1664

Re: Inconsistency between dm:5min and dm:short

aviasd wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:32 am
It would be easier to query something like all files modified between 5 to 10 minutes ago like so:
dm:>5min dm:<10min
Does this work for you?

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dm:5m..10m
by NotNull
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Suggestion] Options menu
Replies: 11
Views: 3058

Re: [Suggestion] Options menu

Good point! (forgot about that completely)
by NotNull
Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Suggestion] about Match start/end of filename with ^/$ sign
Replies: 7
Views: 2165

Re: [Suggestion] about Match start/end of filename with ^/$ sign

... when Match whole filename when using wildcards is enabled.
by NotNull
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Everything - Version No. in header
Replies: 7
Views: 1530

Re: Everything - Version No. in header

The version was recently added as an option for the title bar / window caption ($v(
You can get your desired layout by typing the following in the search bar, followed by ENTER:

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/window_title_format=$t $v
More options for the title bar can be found here
by NotNull
Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: QuickSwitch
Replies: 14
Views: 4788

Re: QuickSwitch

I can help with the icon! I told you! You should have told me 46 aspirins ago!!! :D But yes, if you can: please! I don't have the tools, the knowledge and most important: the patience to get this done. As long as it is still a stylized Q / rotated power-switch I'm good [1]. And that the leg of the ...
by NotNull
Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Export/Import settings/colors
Replies: 12
Views: 6241

Re: Export/Import settings/colors

Can't quite follow this. Please can you share an image? I can, but if this will help you ... This is what my Everything 1.5 looks like at the moment: 2021-03-30 19_18_13-1.5.0.1251a (x64).png In Everything 1.4 you can define one single colour theme. These color settings end up in the ini file of Ev...
by NotNull
Tue Mar 30, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Suggestion] Options menu
Replies: 11
Views: 3058

Re: [Suggestion] Options menu

Maybe. The search delay (the amount of milliseconds Everything waits between typing a search and actually starts searching) might be more useful as it has been asked for a couple of times. Another thought: Maybe promote the shell extension related setting (max_path, icon_shell_extension, etc) to the...
by NotNull
Tue Mar 30, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Windows.Old.000 Files After Re-Install?
Replies: 3
Views: 1337

Re: Windows.Old.000 Files After Re-Install?

In the C:\Windows.old folder you can find the backup that Windows makes before starting the upgrade.
Those files and folders will be removed automatially after 30 days (IIRC).

If you still have enough space on your C:-drive, there is no need to delete it.
by NotNull
Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Suggestion] about Match start/end of filename with ^/$ sign
Replies: 7
Views: 2165

Re: [Suggestion] about Match start/end of filename with ^/$ sign

... which you would be able to find with the following query
^^ | $$

if you had match_start_of_filename_with_caret and match_end_of_filename_with_dollar_sign enabled.
by NotNull
Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Suggestion] Options menu
Replies: 11
Views: 3058

Re: [Suggestion] Options menu

void wrote:
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:31 am
or a Manual Management radio button could be added.
Yes, sorry, that is what I wanted to say: like the setup options.

Thanks for considering!
by NotNull
Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: All I have to say is, great work!
Replies: 8
Views: 2820

Re: All I have to say is, great work!

You might be interested in the Everything Server, Kelly.
kelly wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:44 pm
I'm so glad that you've started work on this again.
That started years ago!
by NotNull
Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Suggestion] Options menu
Replies: 11
Views: 3058

[Suggestion] Options menu

The user interface is still in development, so I might speak too early, but Everything has grown adn the current Everything Options menu is less fitting for that (my opinion of course). At least: the General part. An alternative: (will take some time to get used to, btw) ** General Language Store se...
by NotNull
Sat Mar 27, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: 1.5.0.1251a (x64) - Context menu "Search for this filename in Everything" - Icon colour
Replies: 4
Views: 2240

Re: 1.5.0.1251a (x64) - Context menu "Search for this filename in Everything" - Icon colour

Ah, now I see! (earlier I just looked at the icons) The first one isn't an official Everything context menu entry. I guess you got it from here ? ;) Then you need to change the path to Everything in 2 places (marked bold). The first one is for the icon (just to be complete...) : Windows Registry Edi...
by NotNull
Sat Mar 27, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Export/Import settings/colors
Replies: 12
Views: 6241

Re: Export/Import settings/colors

In the ini file of Everything 1.5, there are 2 color themes: one dark, one standard.
The one you copied over is the standard one.

When you switch to Standard ( Menu:View > Theme > Standard ), are your colors back?
by NotNull
Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: QuickSwitch
Replies: 14
Views: 4788

Re: QuickSwitch

The idea was to either operate in AutoSwitch mode - that will automatically switch folders - or present a list of open folders to choose from - what you see by default. When you don't want the list, you can get rid of it in a couple of ways: - press the ESCAPE key - press the ALT key - click somewhe...
by NotNull
Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: 1.5.0.1251a (x64) - Context menu "Search for this filename in Everything" - Icon colour
Replies: 4
Views: 2240

Re: 1.5.0.1251a (x64) - Context menu "Search for this filename in Everything" - Icon colour

That is a different colour! The 1.5 one is a bit more reddish (but I am slightly colourblind).

IIRC correctly, void changed it as the 1.4 icon looked 'brownish' on some older displays.

But we might get an entire new icon for 1.5 in the end, like this one or this one
by NotNull
Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: A slightly different Search Mode - to keep paths short
Replies: 4
Views: 3163

Re: A slightly different Search Mode - to keep paths short

Default, Everything will try to look for Bob and 2021 in the filename (without path)

If you want to search for bob and 2021 in the filepaths too, you can enable Match Path (in the menu, under Search)
by NotNull
Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [SOLVED] List item focus lost after double clicking
Replies: 3
Views: 2141

Re: List item focus lost after double clicking

If you repaort a question or issue with the alpha version of Everything 1.5 , please specify your version. That is important as almost every day a new version is released with changes, bug fixes and updates. Further: Your results are sorted by which column? For example, if your results are sorted by...
by NotNull
Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Resultlist tooltip
Replies: 5
Views: 3625

Re: Resultlist tooltip

I have removed the show tooltips option from the Options UI. :thumbsup: /show_detailed_listview_tooltips=2 works well for me. The short tooltip for partially visible text doesn't bother me much as it doesn't block other rows. Besides: conditions for that to happen are very seldom met (no long paths...
by NotNull
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can you search within a bookmark from the command line?
Replies: 6
Views: 2409

Re: Can you search within a bookmark from the command line?

OK, in the meantime I dusted off Launchy - a years old version was still in a corner on my drive - and tested it. Works here with: Name = ebook Program = C:\Path To\Everything.exe Arguments = -search " """d:\ebooks""" ext:pdf;epub;mobi;azw file: $$" If you create a filter in Everything called "ebook...
by NotNull
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Solved] 1250 window inactive
Replies: 7
Views: 2969

Re: 1250 window inactive

I can confirm it.
Didn't happen at first (or more likely: I didn't notice it), but now it does.
by NotNull
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can you search within a bookmark from the command line?
Replies: 6
Views: 2409

Re: Can you search within a bookmark from the command line?

Thoughts? A lot of thoughts :) Let's get this clear, before posting irrelevant thoughts: In Launchy you want to type homerus ilias or ilias or homerus and then press a button (?) and that would open Everything with a search for all *.pdf, *.epub, *.mobi and *.azw* files in the folder d:\ebooks (or ...
by NotNull
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Solved] 1250 window inactive
Replies: 7
Views: 2969

Re: 1250 window inactive

Works here. Make sure the Show Search Everything folder context menu item option is checked under Options > General (not empty, not a little black square) If that part is OK, could you post the output of the following two CMD commands? reg.exe query "HKCR\Directory\background\shell\Search Everything...
by NotNull
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Poll: What are your favorite features for the next version of Everything?
Replies: 42
Views: 29348

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

I have good news for you: You don't have to wait!

It is part of the freshly released Everything 1.5 Alpha

:D
by NotNull
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can you search within a bookmark from the command line?
Replies: 6
Views: 2409

Re: Can you search within a bookmark from the command line?

Yes, you can combine bookmarks and filters. For example, this will find my Scandinavian, French and German music: Everything.exe -filter Audio -bookmark "Non-ascii names" Remarks: When you configure a bookmark, you can also select a filter to use. That filter will overrule teh one you configure on t...
by NotNull
Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Files with an ampersand in name not displayed correctly in status bar
Replies: 2
Views: 2758

Re: Files with an ampersand in name not displayed correctly in status bar

Confirmed. 1.4 is OK.

FWIW: this&&that (note the double &) shows this&that in the status bar.
by NotNull
Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to have 1.5 not use 1.5a .db .ini
Replies: 9
Views: 4014

Re: How to have 1.5 not use 1.5a .db .ini

Yeah, that is all hard-coded in the alpha version.
That restrction should be gone with the beta version.

(although ... 1.5 is rock stable here, so in my world this might already be the beta version. I thought 1.4 was already perfect, but 1.5 is "perfecter" :))
by NotNull
Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to have 1.5 not use 1.5a .db .ini
Replies: 9
Views: 4014

Re: How to have 1.5 not use 1.5a .db .ini

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Everything.exe -instance "" -config .\Everything.ini -db .\Everything.db
(for portable 'installation')

?

IIRC, Everything 1.4 Service 'plays nice' with Everything 1.5, but probably better to uninstall the 1.4 service and use the 1.5 service instead.
by NotNull
Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Resultlist tooltip
Replies: 5
Views: 3625

Re: Resultlist tooltip

I guess you had it disabled on 1.4 too, because .. annoying. A little nuance: when in thumbnail view this might be useful. Therefor the suggestion to show the thumbnail when hovering the icon. You can manually change it through /listview_tooltips /listview_tooltips=1 +ENTER in the search bar to enab...
by NotNull
Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Resultlist tooltip
Replies: 5
Views: 3625

Resultlist tooltip

The tooltip in the resultlist gets in the way quite often. That's why I have it disabled [1] Suggestion: Only show the tooltip when hovering the file/folder icon. [1] Not the one in the options dialog (options > view); that one is indispensable! In my opinion that setting should always be enabled an...
by NotNull
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: ES - Distinguish options from query text
Replies: 3
Views: 2970

Re: ES - Distinguish options from query text

You should *always* be aware of quoting- and escaping issues, regardless what command processor/shell you are using. A tool like ES.exe can only help so much with that. For example, in PowerShell you need to be extremely cautious with [ , ] and ` characters in filenames or text. $ sometimes too. In ...
by NotNull
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Using Everything not as intended......
Replies: 6
Views: 4927

Re: Using Everything not as intended......

Can you tell me if this command prompt command can be used with the Portable version of Everything? Yes, no problem. Also, if I am trying to read a *.db file that was last updated in March of 2019, is that still compatible with today's downloaded version of Everything? I'm trying to do a test first...