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by raccoon
Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Filter or Bookmark for a macro containing synonyms?
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Filter or Bookmark for a macro containing synonyms?

Mainly, a "filter" is an invisible search term (or bookmark) that remains persistent between queries and is intended to narrow your query based on some broadly defined file/folder attribute or commonality... while a "bookmark" pastes a query directly into your search bar and tends to be an actual qu...
by raccoon
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Filter or Bookmark for a macro containing synonyms?
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Filter or Bookmark for a macro containing synonyms?

I would ask that void make all filters into bookmarks, and then add [x] Show in Filter List as an option. This might also lead to a [x] Show in Bookmarks Toolbar feature as well. #offtopic #selfaware
by raccoon
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Replace word in rename dialog across multiple files
Replies: 10
Views: 9147

Re: Replace word in rename dialog across multiple files

I've been using RegexRenamer for several years and it's part of my workflow. It's old and hasn't been updated in a while, and I haven't compared it against the others mentioned here... but it has done me well. (I found the statistics said I renamed over a million files). http://regexrenamer.sourcefo...
by raccoon
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: [Feature request] Support for tabs/content specific attributes
Replies: 3
Views: 578

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

How about a "bookmarks toolbar" instead? Basically same idea as tabs, just without scroll or selection state retention.
by raccoon
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Is there online help for Advanced Rename/Copy/Move?
Replies: 3
Views: 1058

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

I think one of the more useful things that most people can get out of this feature, is how they organize their digital media, for instance, songs from iTunes or photos from Picassa. These programs (and others) are good at creating deep structured directory trees for categorizing your individual song...
by raccoon
Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Advanced Copy/Move name similarity patterning function source code
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Re: Advanced Copy/Move name similarity patterning function source code

Ah, ok, so I guess effectively a 1 byte window. Either the character matches in that position for every filename, or it's masked as a wildcard. With exception to filename suffixes which are bound to the end of the filename. That explains why it's so fast, and yet still very effective. Thanks so much...
by raccoon
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Advanced Copy/Move name similarity patterning function source code
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Re: Advanced Copy/Move name similarity patterning function source code

Ok, so if I've got this right, you start by iterating each string from right-to-left for each file, repeating for each matching character and halting upon the first mismatch character, thus creating our filter suffix. Then we do the same iterating each string from left-to-right until we hit a mismat...
by raccoon
Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Advanced Copy/Move name similarity patterning function source code
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Advanced Copy/Move name similarity patterning function source code

Dear void, I am really impressed, enamored even, by the name similarity patterning functionality of Advanced Copy and Move. It's on point and cleverly detects similarities I hadn't even noticed at times. I would really like to port this function to a different scripting language, emulating the strin...
by raccoon
Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: voidPad
Replies: 30
Views: 20682

Re: voidPad

Could you make the voidPad icon stand out a bit more? Maybe make it burnt orange like Everything's icon.
by raccoon
Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7030

Re: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything

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." That is not true. It's only true if you prefer to do it this way. Stop preferring to do it this way and it won't be done this way.
by raccoon
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7030

Re: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything

Again. The fact that Everything is restricted to running external programs with the same elevation as itself, is a bug, not a feature. There are multiple Windows API for executing external processes that should all be explored. IE, various ShellExecute() and ShellExecuteEx() flags, besides other fun...
by raccoon
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Add descriptions to files and folders.
Replies: 2
Views: 1002

Re: Add descriptions to files and folders.

If this is of any use, I've taken to tagging folder contents by creating zero-byte files (New > Text Document) and giving them names like .tag Such and such information about the folder .tag apples pears bananas grapes This obviously adds entries to Everything that are easily searched for. And it's ...
by raccoon
Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: A Question for content searching, written in Korean
Replies: 7
Views: 2316

Re: A Question for content searching, written in Korean

But when searching for contents which is written in Korean, using "contents" function cannot make the tool search the contents in UTF-8 encoded .txt file properly. This happens for newly made .txt files, but not for some old .txt files. So I'm confused what is going on. Are you sure that the newly ...
by raccoon
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Larger font in search text
Replies: 4
Views: 2021

Re: Larger font in search text

As feature suggestions go: the Zoom feature (Ctrl+ and Ctrl-) should probably affect the element and text size of the search bar. I have this same problem on television use.
by raccoon
Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7030

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++`
by raccoon
Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Really Useful Set of Bookmark Searches 2.0 for Everything
Replies: 32
Views: 40197

Re: Really Useful Set of Bookmark Searches 1.9 for Everything

Since it's just a simple CSV file, I thought I'd archive the contents here in case the external sites go away in 20 years. Copy and paste to Notepad and save as Bookmarks-by-zonetrooperex.csv then use Organize Bookmarks > Import. Edit: OUTDATED POST. CSV raw code now appears in the top post for upda...
by raccoon
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Preview for all text files
Replies: 3
Views: 1933

Re: Preview for all text files

Seeing as this is filed under Suggestions, may I suggest a possible feature where Everything attempts to use the Text preview handler for unknown file-types, assuming this doesn't have disastrous results for huge files or binary contents. Or is preview handling completely hands-off without the abili...
by raccoon
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: indexing algorithm
Replies: 4
Views: 2565

Re: indexing algorithm

I see that exported EFU "Everything File List" files are CSV "Comma Separated Value" files.

Can you tell me what the Everything.db "ESDb" file format is? Is this an "Event Stream Database" per https://github.com/customerio/esdb ? Or did you roll your own database?
by raccoon
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7030

Re: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything

On an aside, addendum, I still feel that Everything is doing something wrong when it comes to executing / spawning child processes. They should not be inheriting the Everything process and process priority as they presently do. Other software I use that execute / spawn child processes are capable of...
by raccoon
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Run program without admin privilege in admin mode Everything
Replies: 19
Views: 7030

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 be...
by raccoon
Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Avoid special chars in general search
Replies: 3
Views: 1557

Re: Avoid special chars in general search

I can't understand your question, and I'm pretty good at understanding questions. The main thing I'm stumped on is whether you want non-alpha symbols to be treated as whitespace within your search terms that you typed, or within the search results that are returned. When you search for the following...
by raccoon
Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Show only lowest subfolders?
Replies: 2
Views: 1241

Re: Show only lowest subfolders?

Hi Madma,

You can use the filter childfoldercount:0 to only display folders that do not contain other folders within them. This should naturally only display the bottom level folders.

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by raccoon
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: Support
Topic: ♪ ♫ spin up, spin up, get down ♪ ♫
Replies: 3
Views: 1599

Re: ♪ ♫ spin up, spin up, get down ♪ ♫

That seems to have done the trick. I came to my computer after it has been well rested, opened an instance of Everything and used the command `/icon_shell_extensions=0`. Typed several searches and listened for spin-ups, and there were none. I then went My Computer and each drive letter one by one, a...
by raccoon
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: dcdmdelta: Search for files with mismatching Date Created and Date Modified times
Replies: 1
Views: 1193

dcdmdelta: Search for files with mismatching Date Created and Date Modified times

A feature request.

dcdmdelta:
- Search for files with mismatching Date Created and Date Modified times.

dcdmdelta:>5days
- Search for files where the Date Created and Date Modified times are greater than 5 days different.
by raccoon
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Statusbar for Rescan progress status
Replies: 6
Views: 10519

Re: Statusbar for Rescan progress status

Is there any way for us to play with these in-dev alphas? i'd like an invite <3
by raccoon
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: regex: confusion
Replies: 4
Views: 2030

Re: regex: confusion

To round out this post, can someone identify all of the characters and symbols that are specially parsed by Everything keyword searches and would require quotation for `regex:`?
by raccoon
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: ♪ ♫ spin up, spin up, get down ♪ ♫
Replies: 3
Views: 1599

♪ ♫ spin up, spin up, get down ♪ ♫

So, I've got a dozen USB drives plugged in. Most USB drives have a built-in sleep so they spin down when inactive. Whenever I type in a search in Everything, suddenly half of my drives spin up depending on the search results. Can anything be done to let sleeping drives lie? (edit: I do have the Prev...
by raccoon
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Change Everything Process Priority to Below Normal (5 or 6)
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

Re: Change Everything Process Priority to Below Normal (5 or 6)

What is it that causes Process Explorer to report that "Everything.exe" is using 99% CPU instead of HashCheck Shell Extension when I use it through Everything's Explorer context menu? And since Everything is running at Normal priority, so is the 99% CPU while HashCheck is processing files.
by raccoon
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Change Everything Process Priority to Below Normal (5 or 6)
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

Re: Change Everything Process Priority to Below Normal (5 or 6)

Thanks, void. Will this also augment the thread priority of spawned third-party processes, such as HashCheck Shell Extension? Or just the db_updater? I don't know if ShellExecute API has a provision for allowing a spawned process to adjust its own priority or whether it should inherit its parent, bu...
by raccoon
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Change Everything Process Priority to Below Normal (5 or 6)
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

Re: Change Everything Process Priority to Below Normal (5 or 6)

It is a regularly suggested tweak for a process to modify itself to Below Normal or Idle when it expects to perform any form of on-going process, such as reading, writing or encoding gigabytes of data. When I run HashCheck Shell Extension from a normal Explorer window's right-click context menu to "...
by raccoon
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Change Everything Process Priority to Below Normal (5 or 6)
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

Change Everything Process Priority to Below Normal (5 or 6)

File tasks can often be very CPU resource consuming, and so whenever Everything is performing an intensive folder indexing, or running a spawned process such as an Explorer shell extension to alter thousands of file properties or to generate file checksums, Everything as the parent process will dict...
by raccoon
Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: INI entry ntfs_volume_paths
Replies: 13
Views: 4828

Re: INI entry ntfs_volume_paths

I see. I was of the impression that the GUID might be unique to the drive's GPT id or some other unique volume fingerprint, and that Everything would try tracking it for drive letter changes. I'll just set it up for each computer in advance with the same drive letter. It's only a few machines. I was...
by raccoon
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: What does the INI setting filter=VIDEO do?
Replies: 1
Views: 1143

What does the INI setting filter=VIDEO do?

There's an INI setting with the value filter=VIDEO and I can't tell that it does anything.

It's not described on the website, that I can find anyway.

I deleted all the filters and created my own custom filters, and this property still remains in my ini file.
by raccoon
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Everything Search Windows 7 Integration
Replies: 7
Views: 25766

Re: Everything Search Windows 7 Integration

This is a thread necro from many years ago, and many options in Everything have been added. For one, you can edit the Everything.ini for the option hotkey_explorer_path_search from 0 to 1 so it automatically adds the Explorer Path to the Everything search bar. Then assign a Hotkey (I use the Pause k...
by raccoon
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Request: Kiosk (View-Only) mode
Replies: 4
Views: 1645

Re: Request: Kiosk (View-Only) mode

Is there also a hack to hide the Menu Bar? For old people.

Could be shown with Alt-key press.
by raccoon
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Request: Kiosk (View-Only) mode
Replies: 4
Views: 1645

Re: Request: Kiosk (View-Only) mode

Ah, thank you for the .ini hacks! Awesome possum sauce! [x] "Respect read-only files." In my experience, Everything does that. Do you have other experiences? I meant that it should prohibit the deletion or renaming or moving of Read-Only files, specifically. Even when other files are allowed to be r...
by raccoon
Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: INI entry ntfs_volume_paths
Replies: 13
Views: 4828

Re: INI entry ntfs_volume_paths

Is it possible to track a volume based solely on its GUID and not the drive letter? This is for a portable Everything that exists on a specific drive, and is meant only to index that specific drive. The drive letter may change from time to time, depending on which computer it's plugged into. It's an...
by raccoon
Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Request: Kiosk (View-Only) mode
Replies: 4
Views: 1645

Request: Kiosk (View-Only) mode

I have another request for Everything For Old People. A Kiosk Mode that only allows for navigation and execution. This will prohibit any drag/drop copy or move operations, prohibit file deletion, prohibit renames... basically prohibits making any changes to any files or folders, accidentally or inte...
by raccoon
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Request: Checkbox Select
Replies: 1
Views: 1356

Request: Checkbox Select

I would like to request an option to toggle Checkboxes for item row select, similar to the Windows Explorer feature. This enables people with limited mobility, coordination or cognitive function to multi-select without messing with holding combinations of Shift or Ctrl while clicking. I'm personally...
by raccoon
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Suggest: Rename Path [Shift+F2]
Replies: 5
Views: 4708

Re: Suggest: Rename Path [Shift+F2]

I wish to urge consideration again for adding this feature to Everything. Allow me to expand by suggesting these two Functions, that can be given a keyboard hotkey assignment. Rename Path (For Selected Item) This option will work like regular Rename (F2), but instead of letting you edit the text of ...
by raccoon
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Frequent hanging after upgrading to 984
Replies: 2
Views: 2180

Frequent hanging after upgrading to 984

I recently upgraded Everything from 1.4.1.970 to 1.4.1.984 and 3 reboots later it consistently goes non-responsive upon opening it, even after it has completed indexing and I have entered a search and it displays my search results. It will just suddenly hang soon after and go all hour-glassy until I...
by raccoon
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: To run a nightly build... stop/start service
Replies: 5
Views: 2844

Re: To run a nightly build... stop/start service

Points of clarity: - I only run a single instance of Everything. I upgrade the Nightly builds every so often and I find the process mildly tedious. - I don't think placing "LastRunVersion = 1.4.1.999" makes Everything.ini any less "versionless". It just helps Everything understand the world around i...
by raccoon
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Looking for Software: Copy/Move/Make Files Sparse
Replies: 1
Views: 2870

Looking for Software: Copy/Move/Make Files Sparse

I am looking for a piece of software that can copy or move a Sparse File from one drive to another drive, and by the same token, will also convert a normal file into a Sparse File on that same drive. Primer Sparse Files are a feature of NTFS which allows an incompletely written file, such as a downl...
by raccoon
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: To run a nightly build... stop/start service
Replies: 5
Views: 2844

To run a nightly build... stop/start service

To run a nightly build: Completely exit Everything (right click the Everything system tray icon and click Exit). From the Start menu, type in: services.msc Right click Services and click Run as administrator. Right click Everything and click Stop Service. Overwrite your existing Everything.exe with...
by raccoon
Mon May 25, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Display bytes in Size column?
Replies: 1
Views: 994

Display bytes in Size column?

Is there a way to display file size in bytes from 1 to 1023 bytes in the Size column? I work with a lot of files that are either 30 or 31 bytes, and I would like to be able to identify them at a glance without special filtering. The current behavior seems to be a lower bounds of KB, such as "1 KB" f...
by raccoon
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: About diacritics
Replies: 3
Views: 2328

Re: About diacritics

If you want to match diacritics, then shouldn't you have the checkbox checked, not unchecked? And yeah, regex is ascii until you specify one of the unicode flags. I do have my own diacritics question, though, to ask of Mr. Void. Why do the default Filters have Match Diacritics checked, when it exist...
by raccoon
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Question about adding folders
Replies: 3
Views: 1873

Re: Question about adding folders

Then it also happens to get indexed during the next rebuild. Everything doesn't track devices by unique identifier, just volume letter that you specify. I would personally like to see the whole Folder Indexes feature revisited and revamped, to allow for automatic indexing of all new devices, and ind...
by raccoon
Wed Apr 29, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Creating a keyboard shortcut to run a command on selected file path
Replies: 1
Views: 1310

Creating a keyboard shortcut to run a command on selected file path

I'm not sure if this is possible, but here's what I'm aiming for. To create a custom verb that I can bind a keyboard shortcut (hotkey) to... - /custom_verb05=<something> Using the command to reindex the specified path... - /update <folder index> Update the specifed folder index by path now. The spec...
by raccoon
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Hotkeys and Menu Editing (was File | Copy Path to Clipboard)
Replies: 3
Views: 2600

Re: File | Copy Path to Clipboard

Huh, curious. Thanks.

Is there any way to get the other menus like "Index | Folders | Rescan All Now" and "Indexes | Force Rebuild" into the menubar? I have given them Shift+F5 and Ctrl+F5 hotkeys, but I would have loved having these handily available in the menubar all this time.
by raccoon
Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Hotkeys and Menu Editing (was File | Copy Path to Clipboard)
Replies: 3
Views: 2600

Hotkeys and Menu Editing (was File | Copy Path to Clipboard)

The Keyboard hotkey configurator has an command option for File | Copy Path to Clipboard but this option doesn't actually show up under the File Menu. Could we please add Copy Path to Clipboard to the File Menu as well? As well as all the other Menu commands that exist but simultaneously do not exist?