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by chrisg
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Aborting a search?
Replies: 4
Views: 10201

Re: Aborting a search?

Limiting the number of results via max_results sounds like a good idea - currently I'm using EVERYTHING_IPC_ALLRESULTS. As I understand it, I can then request more results via offset field. I have just tested this, and limiting the results to 10'000 gave an almost immediate response. Thanks for the ...
by chrisg
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Aborting a search?
Replies: 4
Views: 10201

Re: Aborting a search?

Unfortunately putting the search query in a separate thread and terminating that thread didn't help. Everything rermains busy for several minutes, and doesn't even stop when I close the calling program (which terminates all threads). I cannot even launch Everything.exe while this query is busy. And ...
by chrisg
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Aborting a search?
Replies: 4
Views: 10201

Aborting a search?

I'm looking for an IPC call to abort an ongoing search operation. For example, when the search term is too broad, e.g. the user searches for *.* across all drives by mistake, "Everything" is blocked for several minutes gathering the data (before a single byte is returned to the calling app). The onl...