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by NotNull
Thu Sep 23, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to prevent scan disk at startup?
Replies: 3
Views: 410

Re: How to prevent scan disk at startup?

4). Let Everything update in the background. When Start Everything on system startup is enabled (Menu:Tools > Options > General), Everything will be scanning in the background to update your index. That way it will be up-to-date whenever you opne Everything. Updating in the background uses very litt...
by NotNull
Thu Sep 23, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Search over some Everything Databases
Replies: 1
Views: 480

Re: Search over some Everything Databases

In Everything 1.4 you could run a separate named instance for your ETP client. Disadvantage here is that you do not have one consolidated list of files/folders from both sources. However ... Everything 1.5 - the alpha version is available for testing - contains a new feature, the Everything Server t...
by NotNull
Thu Sep 23, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Requests/questions about 1.5
Replies: 2
Views: 608

Re: Requests/questions about 1.5

- in the main results view, allow me to go to an items parent folder by clicking on its path in right click option. right now theres no way to do this. e.g. 'open path' will actually try to open in explorer but the disk isn't present For now, a workaround: Go to Menu:Tools > Options > Keyboard In t...
by NotNull
Thu Sep 23, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Searching only the desktop folder.
Replies: 2
Views: 555

Re: Searching only the desktop folder.

You can also use
shell:desktop


See Known Shell Folders for details.
by NotNull
Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Support
Topic: How could I display the size of all files and / or folders in a search result?
Replies: 13
Views: 250

Re: How could I display the size of all files and / or folders in a search result?

For most applications, I would agree with that sentiment. However, Everything is different in that regard. Quite a few people here - including myself - are now running 1.5 instead of 1.4, without (major) issues. Personally, another reason to install 1.5 is to find possible bugs, to help getting Ever...
by NotNull
Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:32 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Keywords for Frequent Folders - a la chrome "search engines"
Replies: 2
Views: 75

Re: Keywords for Frequent Folders - a la chrome "search engines"

If you are running Everything 1.5 , there is also the /define serach command . Example: In the Everything search bar, type or paste /define pf="c:\program files\" and press ENTER. Now you can search for pf: instead of typing "c:\program files\" Or in your case: /define m="D:\MyApps\" ext:exe;lnk;bat
by NotNull
Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Support
Topic: How could I display the size of all files and / or folders in a search result?
Replies: 13
Views: 250

Re: How could I display the size of all files and / or folders in a search result?

You can use Ctrl + [ and Ctrl + ] to cycle through filters. May be the "[" (the same as the "9" key here) has another key on a German keyboard. Does not work here. Ah, sorry, what I meant: it would be more conevenient to not to have to close the suggestion dropdown list before being able to change ...
by NotNull
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Scripts to extend Everything functionality
Replies: 9
Views: 38633

Re: Scripts to extend Everything functionality

This is one of the things I wrote for that (and use on a daily base): When on the CMD command-line, run SUDO command to run command elevated. Command can be an internal command (sudo dir), an external command (sudo notepad file.txt) or even a file, if there is a program associated with it under the ...
by NotNull
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: QuickSwitch
Replies: 24
Views: 28027

Re: QuickSwitch

Just finding this - wondering if there are plans still afoot to combine the JumpToFolder functionality with QuickSwitch? Yes, that is planned: In the future (= after this summer) I will combine the JumpToFolder functionality with QuickSwitch. Technically not a big problem, but have to think hard ab...
by NotNull
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Scripts to extend Everything functionality
Replies: 9
Views: 38633

Re: Scripts to extend Everything functionality

Just came across this thread...Do you, by any chance, have something that will run a file in a cmd line shell as elevated? At the moment I have to open an elevated cmd box then type in or copy and pate the full path into the box. Actually, I do (even in several variations), but I fail to see the li...
by NotNull
Fri Aug 27, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Show folder sizes from a command prompt
Replies: 7
Views: 3145

Re: Show folder sizes from a command prompt

there might be a file- or foldername that *starts* with C:\USR\STEVEN\P\2P\X.COURTS\X, like: C:\USR\STEVEN\P\2P\X.COURTS\X123.txt T:\>md folder T:\>echo some text > folder\file.txt T:\>es.exe t:\folder -gettotalsize 12 T:\>echo something else > folder123.txt T:\>es.exe t:\folder T:\folder T:\folder\...
by NotNull
Thu Aug 26, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: File sequences displayed in one row
Replies: 7
Views: 3310

Re: File sequences displayed in one row

Another possible workflow: Searching for "C:\projects\projectname\" regex:"^.*\D0*1\.jpg" gives you all the first images, like frame001.jpg or animation1.jpg. Check the previews and if you found the right one, right-click that first image and choose "Open Path". A new search will be started with the...
by NotNull
Thu Aug 26, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Show folder sizes from a command prompt
Replies: 7
Views: 3145

Re: Show folder sizes from a command prompt

oes anyone know a tool to expand shell:desktop from a command prompt? Everything has: es folder: shell:desktop -sort path -n 1 (this is pretty hacky). I was looking or that some time ago, but could not find anything (shell::::{guid}::{another guid} , etc. doesnt work) However .. After fixing callin...
by NotNull
Sun Aug 15, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Filter with column selection?
Replies: 6
Views: 2246

Re: Filter with column selection?

Of course, it would be better if it were also possible with version 1.4, but with version 1.5 is also an acceptable solution. Version 1.5 is still in it's alpha stage, but it is remarkably mature already (I only use 1.4 to answer forum questions; the rest is 1.5). And if something is missing or nee...
by NotNull
Sun Aug 15, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to enable keyboard shortcuts in Bookmarks using “&”
Replies: 4
Views: 2656

Re: How to enable keyboard shortcuts in Bookmarks using “&”

btw: This page displays a weird character in place of the more familiar ampersand symbol (for me at least)... That will be the font that is used on the forum. Here it looks like: Ampersand.png Off topic: This is more in line with the 'original' ampersand than the one on the keyboard, as it stems fr...
by NotNull
Sun Aug 15, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Any Way to Make the Whole Row Clickable Rather Than Just The Filname?
Replies: 4
Views: 1862

Re: Any Way to Make the Whole Row Clickable Rather Than Just The Filname?

Call me old fashioned if you want... Hi "Old fashioned" ;) Since I'm usually turning to Everything when...everything else has failed, that wee panic mode I'm in is always amplified as I'm there double and even triple clicking on the date. There is a saying that goes something like: "A wise man does...
by NotNull
Fri Aug 06, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is the maximum http request per second Everything can handler ?
Replies: 2
Views: 3147

Re: What is the maximum http request per second Everything can handler ?

I can't answer your question, but I would suggest to just try it. Everything is very fast, but nobody here knows how fast your hardware and infrastructure are. Some other suggestions, as I suspect talking to a webserver this way is sub-optimal (but that is without knowing the exact workflow) - Combi...
by NotNull
Fri Aug 06, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Search_content_Return_both_file_name_and_content?
Replies: 3
Views: 2600

Re: Search_content_Return_both_file_name_and_content?

Mizufluffy wrote:
Fri Aug 06, 2021 1:54 pm
... Manchester ..
Well explained, Mizufluffy :thumbsup:
by NotNull
Fri Aug 06, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: duplicated results
Replies: 5
Views: 2172

Re: Setting to remove duplicated results from index

This is different from the 'normal' duplicates. Everything sees low-level disk information, whereas DrivePool presents a combination of all these disks as one more or less virtual filesystem. That happens on a level normal NTFS indexing is unaware of. @bunburyist: you can search the forums for Drive...
by NotNull
Wed Jul 28, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: ETP/FTP Server Guidance
Replies: 8
Views: 2762

Re: ETP/FTP Server Guidance

If I understand correctly, you don't need to use an ETP Server. Instead, you can can add your O:-drive as a Folder Index : In Everything, go to Menu:Tools > Options > General Disable Run as administrator Enable Everything Service Right-click the Everything system-tray icon and choose Exit Start Ever...
by NotNull
Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ES 1.1 Command Line Tool for Everything 1.4.1
Replies: 66
Views: 402519

Re: ES 1.1 Command Line Tool for Everything 1.4.1

OK. Thanks!
by NotNull
Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ES 1.1 Command Line Tool for Everything 1.4.1
Replies: 66
Views: 402519

Re: ES 1.1 Command Line Tool for Everything 1.4.1

Is there a way to not show the filename? In a recent forum thread I wanted to list all file extensions, but could not get it done without the filename. No big deal of course, as there are many ways to iron that out. Just curious if I missed something (there is no command-line switch -no-name , which...
by NotNull
Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited
Replies: 26
Views: 9698

Re: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited

Don't know yet (assuming that you used the exact same command-line).
Will look at it this weekend.
by NotNull
Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing
Replies: 33
Views: 12280

Re: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing

This is what I meant: Right-click the straems folder and choose Update streams folder
The new size will be shown in the :Stream size column.


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by NotNull
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [FIXED] Outlook ext:msg | View - Preview | Everything 1.4 <-> 1.5
Replies: 8
Views: 5535

Re: Outlook ext:msg | View - Preview | Everything 1.4 <-> 1.5

horst.epp wrote:
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:13 am
I searched for a free msg preview handler
and found this one:
Nice find!

Throughout the forum are a lot of file previewers mentioned. Would it be useful to create a separate topic where all these previewers ccan be listed?
by NotNull
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing
Replies: 33
Views: 12280

Re: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing

So ADS Shell makes the "stream2.txt" appear as a file, but it can only go so far; Windows doesn't show the stream size as the size of the "file". I don't have it installed anymore, so from memory: you have to right-click the host-file and choose "Update ...." . (Or was it the sidecar folder you hav...
by NotNull
Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited
Replies: 26
Views: 9698

Re: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited

therube wrote:
Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:23 pm
are you saying that
exact:"everything.exe" file:

should equal
Everything64.exe -search file: #filename:%1
Exactly! ;)



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by NotNull
Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Can I run such a command line(index a drive)
Replies: 1
Views: 2027

Re: Can I run such a command line(index a drive)

It looks like you are describing IndexThis :)

Or should it be one command without any interaction? (IndexThis still requires you to export the results to a .EFU file)
by NotNull
Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Unable to find filemaker files
Replies: 6
Views: 2887

Re: Unable to find filemaker files

horst.epp wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 1:53 pm
Why should Everything find any file if you search for the name "archive"
None of the files in your first screenshot has such a name.
The very first one does?
by NotNull
Sun Jul 25, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Unable to find filemaker files
Replies: 6
Views: 2887

Re: Unable to find filemaker files

You enabled the Document Filter ( Menu:Search > Document ) Out of the box, FileMaker Pro files are not seen as a document. You can switch to the Everything filter and search for ext:fmp12 archive or add fmp12 files to the list of documents: - Go to Menu:Search > Organize Filters - Double-click the D...
by NotNull
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited
Replies: 26
Views: 9698

Re: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited

What happens with:

D:\Everything64\Everything64.exe -s exact:#filename:"%1"

(the file: is needed to eliminate folders named "everything.exe" or when you search for a file "hosts" and don't want to find folders with the same name.
by NotNull
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: List of all file extensions used
Replies: 22
Views: 6669

Re: List of all file extensions used

Not really. I suspect that the one I posted is a little bit faster as it has more anchors (the ^ and $; those are the starting- and endpoint of the filename). But I'm too lazy to test atm ... So, use whatever you like best; you probably won't even notice any speed difference with Everything :) EDIT:...
by NotNull
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: File Meta
Replies: 2
Views: 3209

Re: File Meta

Everything will support custom properties. The 'engine' is already part of Everything 1.5, but the UI is still in development.

To manually test: check these instructions


BTW: Thanks for File Meta! Looks very interesting. Will check it out.
by NotNull
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: List of all file extensions used
Replies: 22
Views: 6669

Re: List of all file extensions used

harryray2 wrote:
Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:48 pm
My next problem is, and I don't think I'll work this one out myself, is to limit the extension to three letters....exe .mp4 etc.
regex:^.*\.[^.]{3}$
by NotNull
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited
Replies: 26
Views: 9698

Re: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited

Strange that it doesn't work with the both of you. Here the command is translated to the following in the Everything searchbar:
exact:"everything.exe" file:

and that reports only files with the exact name everything.exe
by NotNull
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: List of all file extensions used
Replies: 22
Views: 6669

Re: List of all file extensions used

Because of this, I assume it was incorporated in version 1.5. Correct! On the computer where I did the test it returned about 7760 extensions. In some use cases, I need to curate the list. Note that Everything finds all file extensions on all drives indexed. Your Powershell script will find only ex...
by NotNull
Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited
Replies: 26
Views: 9698

Re: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited

For a quick test, add a context menu entry for this: (change the Everything path if necessary) Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\*\Shell\SearchThisFile] "Icon"="\"c:\\Program Files\\Everything 1.5a\\Everything64.exe\",0" "MUIVerb"="Search this file in Everythin...
by NotNull
Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited
Replies: 26
Views: 9698

Re: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited

Not needed; I will move this entire thread over there. (The everything64.exe instead of everything.exe should have given me enough clues, but I missed those :)) For 1.5, you can use: Everything64.exe -search file: #filename:%1 *(will depend if your sulution "" the filename or not. If not, use "%1"
by NotNull
Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited
Replies: 26
Views: 9698

Re: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited

Can you give an example where this doesn't work? Here it works every time. Let's say I have a file "C:\Tools\Everything\Run History.csv". That ends up as the following in the Everything search bar: file: nopath:wfn:"Run History.csv" (Everything 1.4, btw. I assume you used 1.4 too as this wasn't post...
by NotNull
Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Use regex, but limit responses to a particular drive, or list of drives
Replies: 4
Views: 2387

Re: Use regex, but limit responses to a particular drive, or list of drives

I get the confusion. When regex is enabled (Menu:Serach > Enable Regex ), search modifiers and -functions are seen as search text and loose their original meaning. A full regex way ( Enable Regex is enabled): ^[^c]:\\ - Search on all drives except C: ^[^cde]:\\ - Search on all drives except C: D: an...
by NotNull
Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited
Replies: 26
Views: 9698

Re: How to find all instances of an exact file name Revisited

the following should do it (the order of the parameters is important):

Code: Select all

Everything.exe   -search file:   -name-part %1

(And please don't go crazy; if only because your contributions are too valuable for that to happen :D )
by NotNull
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Dark Mode - Normal -> Foreground colour
Replies: 2
Views: 1804

Re: Dark Mode - Normal -> Foreground colour

See screenshot.

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by NotNull
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Statusbar for Rescan progress status
Replies: 12
Views: 25847

Re: Statusbar for Rescan progress status

You are looking in the wrong place. As @void said: Everything 1.5.0.1259a adds the full rescan path to the rescanning tooltip in Tools -> Options -> Folders. And it looks like this: 2021-07-20 11_42_43-.png Note: Adding a tooltip to the rescanning text in the status bar is still on my TODO list.
by NotNull
Tue Jul 20, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing
Replies: 33
Views: 12280

Re: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing

I'll throw one more program at you, and if you can get it working right, it may be the most remarkable of all - the Alternate Data Streams Shell . Very nice find! I was just playing with it a bit and ran into the same issues. Without all the technicalities: those were caused by the preview handler....
by NotNull
Mon Jul 19, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing
Replies: 33
Views: 12280

Re: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing

harryray2 wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:04 am
When I look at the tab in the properties, in the ::$data section I can only seem to view the whole text in hex but not in text. Any idea why?
Wild guess: different encoding of the file.
by NotNull
Mon Jul 19, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing
Replies: 33
Views: 12280

Re: Alternate Data Streams - programs for managing

A couple of other programs: NTFS Stream Explorer (http://hex.pp.ua/ntfs-stream-explorer-eng.php) - portable - unsigned Stream Detector (https://www.novirusthanks.org/products/stream-detector/) - portable version available - signed - can also create named streams 7-zip 7-zip comes with a quite powerf...
by NotNull
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Restricted user and 7 zip
Replies: 5
Views: 2182

Re: Restricted user and 7 zip

You want to use IndexThis for that? Depends on your use case, but there are options ... Please describe the way you are going to use this, so I can tailor IndexThis to that specific case. Be aware that an entry has to be added to (the restricted-user part of) the registry in all cases. (BTW: How do ...
by NotNull
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Open with context menu
Replies: 4
Views: 2418

Re: Open with context menu

void wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 11:31 pm
The "Open With" context menu item was fixed for unassociated files in version 1265.
That would explain it: all file associations here are 'portable', meaning that they are not configured in the registry.

Thanks for clarifying!
by NotNull
Sun Jul 18, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Open with context menu
Replies: 4
Views: 2418

Open with context menu

I was still running version 1261, where the Open With entry is missing from the file context menu.
Just updated to 1269 and that issue is gone. Was it fixed or a "happy little accident"?