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by NotNull
Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Suggestion: content indexing check
Replies: 5
Views: 46

Re: Suggestion: content indexing check

That could be useful too. What I meant was as a preemptive measure: Suppose you have 8GB RAM in your system. And you configured - Include only folders: = C:\folder - Include only files: = *.txt And press the Apply button to activate this configuration Before starting the content indexing, do the fol...
by NotNull
Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Suggestion: content indexing check
Replies: 5
Views: 46

Re: Suggestion: content indexing check

what I meant was not about content searching/indexing, but about the end result. Content indexing 10GB of plain-text files will in the end add roughly 10GB to the size of the database and thus to the size of the database in RAM (ball-park numbers, of course). When the system has 8GB RAM installed, y...
by NotNull
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Suggestion: content indexing check
Replies: 5
Views: 46

Suggestion: content indexing check

Content indexing can use a lot of RAM if not configured correctly. Suggestion to calculate the size of all relevant files (query= c:\tools;x:\folder ext:pdf;txt ) and report this: "content indexing will use approximately x GB RAM. Your system has y GB RAM available." (or similar) Will never be 100% ...
by NotNull
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Content Indexing progress
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: Content Indexing progress

What folders do you include? What files do you include? Is it always the same filetype where Everything gets stuck? (for example PDF) You might be content-indexing too many files. Everything keeps all found text in RAM. For a rough estimate, you can do the following: Suppose you defined Include only...
by NotNull
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:44 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a
Replies: 15
Views: 455

Re: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a

In the meantime I tested the "tot.bat-way" too (in a couple of ways). Here (Win10 1909, Everything 1254) it always makes TC the active application. I should know what might cause this under some conditions, but can't put my finger on it atm. Will chew on it ... What happens on your end if you create...
by NotNull
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a
Replies: 15
Views: 455

Re: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a

I think you guys (M/F) are on different wavelengths.
As I see it, Horst is asking why you (@aviasd) use a tot.bat instead of c:\path to\totalcmd64.exe /parms
Correct?

FWIW: the second one starts TC and activates it. Didn't test the first ( .bat) one.
by NotNull
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Forgets a drive when a new one is connected
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: Forgets a drive when a new one is connected

Thanks for testing! As far as I understand your answer, the results are a bit like the opposide of what you expected. Might looks that way, but I actually expected the volume UUIDs to be the same (edited to {a1b2c3d4-0000-0000-0000-100000000000}. btw to protect your privacy ), but I expected the 'Vo...
by NotNull
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Rename Dialog-Box
Replies: 8
Views: 3544

Re: Rename Dialog-Box

What is wrong with a simple Help button?
by NotNull
Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Forgets a drive when a new one is connected
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: Forgets a drive when a new one is connected

Everything tries to distinguish disks, I really should say volumes here, by getting a unique ID of that disk or volume. Sometimes those unique ID's are not as unique as you would expect. For example when cloning a disk using the wrong tools or when the manufacturer doesn't make the ID's unique. I th...
by NotNull
Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a
Replies: 15
Views: 455

Re: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a

1254: Entirely different results compared to 1252 .... - Relative paths (\folder , ..\..\folder, etc don't work. - %PATH% is not used However using environment variables now works. If VAR=c:\folder is globally defined or in any other way known to EVerything, you can use $exec("%VAR%\tot.bat" "%1") D...
by NotNull
Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a
Replies: 15
Views: 455

Re: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a

I'm on 1252 ... So not sure about 1253+ Will update and test ...
by NotNull
Sun Apr 18, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a
Replies: 15
Views: 455

Re: [Bug] $exec Issue with 1.5.0.1254a

You can use relative paths. Those paths will be relative to the location of Everything.exe. So when your Everytthing.exe is in C:\Program Files\Everything 1.5a and your tot.bat in c:\scripts, you can use: $exec("..\..\scripts\tot.bat" "%1") or $exec("\scripts\tot.bat" "%1") Shell environment variabl...
by NotNull
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: 1.5a SDK files
Replies: 9
Views: 3315

Re: 1.5a SDK files

:thumbsup: For others reading this, there is another option: ES.exe -instance 1.5a -save-settings That will save instance=1.5a in ES.ini, in the folder where your ES.exe is. The next time you run ES.exe, it will automatically append -instance 1.5a to your search command. (and better make a note of t...
by NotNull
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: 1.5a SDK files
Replies: 9
Views: 3315

Re: 1.5a SDK files

At some point a new version of es.exe will be published that works in conjunction (via IPC) with 1.5 alpha (atm the current one states that IPC is unavailable)? Everything 1.5 must be running in the background for ES to work. When you run Everything 1.5 out of the box, it will use a named instance ...
by NotNull
Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How to specify indexed attributes from commandline
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: How to specify indexed attributes from commandline

I recommend using ES.exe , the Everything Command-line Interface, for that. It is a command-line utility to report and export your files in almost any format you can think of. ES.exe /? will give you the command-line options. Note: When reporting attributes that are not indexed, this will be slow. C...
by NotNull
Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Everything v1.50.1254a (64-bit) can't set Preview pane font
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: Everything v1.50.1254a (64-bit) can't set Preview pane font

I guess that is one of the GUI options that is still under development. If you want to preview plain-text files in a different font(size): the Windows preview uses the Notepad fon setting for that: - Exit Everything (right-click the Everyhing icon in the system tray and choose Exit) - Change the fon...
by NotNull
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Everything Server bug ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1012

Re: Everything Server bug ?

Did you check these? (slightly modified) Please make sure you are using the correct host name. Are you able to ping this host name from a command prompt? Please make sure Everything is running as a standard user on PC B + C. Could you please check the firewall on the Server. Please make sure the fir...
by NotNull
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Change of language from German to English: Options - General
Replies: 13
Views: 12403

Re: Change of language from German to English: Options - General

Another approach: install .EFU file association and context menu entries system wide. Make the langage specific "presentation" a user setting. That way you don't even have to elevate when the language changes. Here is how (warning: largely untested, but based on experience this mechanism should work...
by NotNull
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Re: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before

You're welcome!

Don't forget to add CBR and CBZ to your list :)
(a longer list of ebook formats can be found here. Not all might be useful to you, though).
by NotNull
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Re: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before

That is strange, indeed. Did you configure anything (inclusion or exclusion) under Menu:Tools > Options > Indexes > Exclude ? To make sure, also check the settings for your drive: Go to Menu:Tools > Options > Indexes > NTFS In the Local NTFS volumes: box, click on your drive Is there anything config...
by NotNull
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Re: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before

Those files might be on a drive or in a folder that is not indexed by Everything. But if you saw those files i the past, that doesn't seem likely. Try a Force Rebuild: - Go to Menu:Tools > Options > Indexes - Press the Force Rebuild button - Press OK - Check the Everything statusbar to see when re-i...
by NotNull
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Re: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before

So, let's see if I understood:

With the Everything filter enabled:
if you search for
ext:epub;mobi;pdf
, you find files.
if you search for
ext:epub;mobi;pdf;azw3
, you find NO files?

(please also report the searches you used)
by NotNull
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Everything for android
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Re: Everything for android

Not what you asked for, but ...

Did you know that you can access the files on your Android device from your regular Everything?
by NotNull
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Re: Ebook formats are No Longer Showing - but were before

First guess: you enabled a search option under Menu:Search. Make sure only Everything is enabled (so no Match Path, etc) You can also check the statusbar as i will show if you have a filter, a search option enabled or opened an EFU file. Double-clicking those - if enabled - will reset them to default.
by NotNull
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Replace the Windows Start Menu and Indexer
Replies: 9
Views: 1630

Re: Replace the Windows Start Menu and Indexer

There are more launchers that use Everything to find files: Wox, Keypirinha, ueli, Fluent Search.
You can find a list here, including links to those launchers.

(Definitely take a look at Fluent Search; its development goes at a crazy speed lately)
by NotNull
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: is it possible to mix folders+files when sorting?
Replies: 14
Views: 2617

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: 14
Views: 2617

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: 14
Views: 2617

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: 90488

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: 90488

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: 23626

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: 5211

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: 4869

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: 1934

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: 1934

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: 4869

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: 1024

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: 4498

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: 1934

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: 34
Views: 11956

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: 2903

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: 2903

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: 2903

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: 4498

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: 5826

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: 4204

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: 3566

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: 6812

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: 8343

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...