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by burgundy
Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Where find changelog for latest version [1.4.1.1002]
Replies: 2
Views: 1242

Where find changelog for latest version [1.4.1.1002]

I downloaded and installed version 1.4.1.1002 but can't find the changelog to show what's new since the previous version. Where on this site should it appear? Is the best place the nightly build thread which only lists a few changes https://www.voidtools.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=34007 or is there s...
by burgundy
Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Filter or Bookmark for a macro containing synonyms?
Replies: 4
Views: 4381

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 I'm still struggling to remember the distinction between filters and bookmarks but what you suggest...
by burgundy
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Filter or Bookmark for a macro containing synonyms?
Replies: 4
Views: 4381

Filter or Bookmark for a macro containing synonyms?

I want to create a macro to save typing in all the synonyms of a term I am searching for.

For example, instead of typing
document OR letter OR correspondence OR memo
I need to type only this if I have set up a macro
corr:
Is it better to define the macro as a filter or bookmark?
by burgundy
Wed Oct 28, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"
Replies: 10
Views: 13367

Re: Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"

void wrote:
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:11 am
Yes. Although, Everything 1.5 is still in development.
I'll keep my eyes open! Thank you so much for all the time and effort you have put into Everything. It is appreciated.
by burgundy
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey to hide PATH column
Replies: 12
Views: 13102

Re: Hotkey to hide PATH column

Is there any news about the feature to toggle columns between user defined width and full width? Also path ellipsis.

I'm keen for more and more! :)
by burgundy
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"
Replies: 10
Views: 13367

Re: Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"

void wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:42 am
The next version of Everything will also have a search delay option which may help alleviate the issue.
Has the delay feature been implemented yet?

I couldn't find "delay" in the box for "show commands containing" in keyboard options.
by burgundy
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Help please with regex
Replies: 5
Views: 2412

Re: Help please with regex

That works nicely. Much obliged!

Out of interest, is there a way to specify the drive letter or the JPG file extension within a regex?

I mean when Everything is set to Menu > Search > Enable Regex
by burgundy
Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How specify date range?
Replies: 4
Views: 2684

Re: How specify date range?

The date syntax on that page permits "/" as a delimiter within the date string but that doesn't work. Nor do date constants work (such as "today"). Does this work for you? (works here): file: dm:01/12/2019..31/12/2019 file: dm:lastweek..yesterday file: dm:today @notnull All your three examples work...
by burgundy
Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Help please with regex
Replies: 5
Views: 2412

Help please with regex

I want to find all files from CIMG0001 to CIMG9999 on the D: drive As far as I can tell, I need to use regex although I am not very good at it! I get this far: CIMG[0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9] (Q1) How do I also specify the D: drive in regex? (Q2) How do I specify JPG files in regex? Sometimes my file names...
by burgundy
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Define macro in Search or Bookmark?
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

Define macro in Search or Bookmark?

I want to define a macro to save keying in equivalent words. Is this best done as a Search (filter) or as a Bookmark?

For example I want to use this in the search bar:
liz:

to save keying in this:

liz OR betty OR elisabeth OR elsie
by burgundy
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Support
Topic: How specify date range?
Replies: 4
Views: 2684

Re: How specify date range?

file: dm:20190901-20191231 (file: if you only want to see files. date format may depend on locale? That works well. I notice it is mentioned vaguely as "function syntax" on https://www.voidtools.com/support/everything/searching/ The date syntax on that page permits "/" as a delimiter within the dat...
by burgundy
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: How specify date range?
Replies: 4
Views: 2684

How specify date range?

How do I specify a date range? For example, between Sept 2019 to Dec 2019 including those months.

I get strange results (including files from many years ago) when I use the following. I am in the UK and my PC is set to use DDMMYYY.
dc:>1/sep/2019 dc:<31/dec/2019
by burgundy
Thu May 07, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey to hide PATH column
Replies: 12
Views: 13102

Re: Hotkey to hide PATH column

(3) shown full PATH. Added to my TODO list: Add a keyboard shortcut to toggle columns between user defined width and full width. Thanks for the suggestion. Hiya David. Are you any closer to implementing this change? We discussed this and a few other things in this thread which would be great if you...
by burgundy
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Highly fragmented file= $Extend\$UsnJrnl:$J
Replies: 2
Views: 1454

Re: Highly fragmented file= $Extend\$UsnJrnl:$J

This file does not get very defragmented in normal use. However when I turn on a setting in Everything it seem to get fragmented very quickly. I am thinking of the settings "Enable USB Journal" or "Load Recent Changes" . I haven't determined which of these two makes the difference. Would a fragmente...
by burgundy
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Highly fragmented file= $Extend\$UsnJrnl:$J
Replies: 2
Views: 1454

Highly fragmented file= $Extend\$UsnJrnl:$J

I am using WinXP and my defragger finds this file is highly fragments with 80 parts:
$Extend\$UsnJrnl:$J
It seems to be something to do with Everything. Should I be worried and what can I do about this?
by burgundy
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Hidden folders
Replies: 1
Views: 3091

Hidden folders

I have a hidden folder containing user data (documents, photos, video clips, etc).

Everything does not index this folder. Is there a way to have this indexed?
by burgundy
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Duplicate results
Replies: 7
Views: 3385

Re: Duplicate results

void wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:04 am
Adding a NTFS volume as a folder index will show duplicated results.
Would it be possible to include a feature to enable/disable all the named folders, in the same way as happens for the Exclude list?
by burgundy
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Duplicate results
Replies: 7
Views: 3385

Duplicate results

I get duplicate entries in the results if I specify a folder in Options and also the same drive in Options.

Is there a way to remove these duplicate results?

It would be useful to suspend all named folders for such occasions, in the same way as for the Exclude list.
by burgundy
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Search history and search dropdown
Replies: 2
Views: 1473

Search history and search dropdown

I have set Search History (in Options > History) to 120 days. (1) However the search dropdown shows only 12 entries. How can I see more entries in the dropdown? (2) There is a file called "Search History.csv" in my Everything folder. It has over 500 entries. Can I see its contents using Everything o...
by burgundy
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"
Replies: 10
Views: 13367

Re: Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"

I have a very old AMD Duron 1800 processor which has no SSE2 support. I run WinXP. The setting for max threads seems to change. I set it to "1" but some time later I noticed Everything was sluggish again so I reset max threads to "1" and it improved. Does some action on Everything change max threads?
by burgundy
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"
Replies: 10
Views: 13367

Re: Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"

If you find Search As You Type making the Everything UI unresponsive, please consider reducing the max threads used by Everything: In Everything , type in the following search and press ENTER : /max_threads=1 where 1 is the maximum number of threads. Try increasing this to improve search performanc...
by burgundy
Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"
Replies: 10
Views: 13367

Hotkey option for "Search As You Type"

I use Everything on a slow PC and sometimes "Search As You Type" works slowly.

I can go into the User Interface page in Options to disable it but that is tedious to do frequently.

Would it be possible to include "Search As You Type" as one of the commands that you can assign a hotkey?
by burgundy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: External image viewer always returns with focus in search bar
Replies: 2
Views: 2233

External image viewer always returns with focus in search bar

I don't want to use Everything's built-in image preview. If I have some jpegs in the result list and press <enter> then my default image viewer is launched and I see the jpeg. However when I close down the external image viewer and return to Everything, the focus has moved from the results list (whe...
by burgundy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Keyboard shortcut for results of "previous search"?
Replies: 3
Views: 2241

Re: Keyboard shortcut for results of "previous search"?

I was trying that keyboard combinations (ALT + LEFT) when the focus was on the results list.

From your post, I see I can use ALT + LEFT provided the focus is in the search bar. Thank you.

Can I make that keyboard shortcut also work when the result list is focused?
by burgundy
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Keyboard shortcut for results of "previous search"?
Replies: 3
Views: 2241

Keyboard shortcut for results of "previous search"?

Is there a hotkey or command to list the results of the previous search? At the moment, to do this I have to display the search history and then select the previous search. It would be much more effective if I could use a key combination such as "ALT plus LEFT ARROW" to view the previous results. An...
by burgundy
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Clash of filter and bookmark names
Replies: 2
Views: 3571

Re: Clash of filter and bookmark names

Thanks for taking this on board.
by burgundy
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Clash of filter and bookmark names
Replies: 2
Views: 3571

Clash of filter and bookmark names

I notice that if a filter and a bookmark have the same name then the bookmark takes precedence.

It would be nice if Everything could detect this clash and warn the user if they try to create an entry whose name has already been used.
by burgundy
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Suggestion: show shortcut keys assigned to the filters in the dropdown box
Replies: 5
Views: 23375

Re: Suggestion: show shortcut keys assigned to the filters in the dropdown box

Or do you mean another place where the keyboard shortcuts should be shown? There is a second thing I would like to suggest, partly connected to the first one. To help avoid conflicts with other shortcut keys, I would like to see a feature where I could enter a shortcut key in Tools > Options > Keyb...
by burgundy
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Suggestion: show shortcut keys assigned to the filters in the dropdown box
Replies: 5
Views: 23375

Re: Suggestion: show shortcut keys assigned to the filters in the dropdown box

Or do you mean another place where the keyboard shortcuts should be shown? I meant something slightly different to what you discussed. I meant showing the shortcut keys against the entries seen in the the filter dropdown. I think Void has understood what I meant. Here is a link to a screen shot of ...
by burgundy
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Suggestion: show shortcut keys assigned to the filters in the dropdown box
Replies: 5
Views: 23375

Suggestion: show shortcut keys assigned to the filters in the dropdown box

Would it be possible to show in the filter dropdown which shortcut keys are assigned to the filters? There's probably enough room to show this aligned against the right edge of the dropdown box. There's certainly plenty of room for a wider filter box if necessary. It's just my idea. Hope you conside...
by burgundy
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Can I set up a synonym for a search term?
Replies: 4
Views: 14976

Re: Can I set up a synonym for a search term?

Search | Organize Filters... -> New... -> Name: mynewsearch, Search: cabalamin|b-12|b12, Macro: CB Then you can search for CB: I've just realised this works only for file names. Not for folder names. (1) If you have set "Search > Match Path", then searching for "B12" will also find files which do N...
by burgundy
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Apply filter with key from search bar?
Replies: 16
Views: 17640

Re: Apply filter with key from search bar?

Coming back to the original question, is there a way to apply a filter using shortcut key when the focus is on the search bar? I don't want to move focus to the results list in order to apply a filter. I don't apply a filter first as the results may be simple enough not to need filtering. I simply w...
by burgundy
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Can I set up a synonym for a search term?
Replies: 4
Views: 14976

Re: Can I set up a synonym for a search term?

Search | Organize Filters... -> New... -> Name: mynewsearch, Search: cabalamin|b-12|b12, Macro: CB Then you can search for CB: That works well. Thank you. I imagine there's enough room in that list for a few dozen synonyms. However I feel such synonyms don't really belong in the filter list and the...
by burgundy
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Can I set up a synonym for a search term?
Replies: 4
Views: 14976

Can I set up a synonym for a search term?

Can I set up synonyms for a search term?

For example, I have some documents with "cobalamin" in the name but other documents use "B12" and yet others use "B-12".

I would like to enter a single search term to find documents with any of those terms. Is this possible?
by burgundy
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey to hide PATH column
Replies: 12
Views: 13102

Re: Hotkey to hide PATH column

In the proposed 3 stage shortcut for seeing the PATH, I wonder if there's a way to have an option for a right-adjusted view of the PATH name.

It's nearly always more important to see the last folders in the path than the first folders.
by burgundy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Apply filter with key from search bar?
Replies: 16
Views: 17640

Re: Apply filter with key from search bar?

void wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:55 am
I've fixed an issue with showing search history suggestions above the search box.

If you would like to try this, please try Everything 1.4.1.944:
Thank you. That works well.

I must remember how to change that if I need to in future!
by burgundy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey to hide PATH column
Replies: 12
Views: 13102

Re: Hotkey to hide PATH column

This is a bug. Please try Everything 1.4.1.944 . This version fixes an issue with saving the width and position of result list headers. The new version works great. Thank you for being so responsive! I am so pleased with the way I can toggle the PATH column between my custom width setting and hidde...
by burgundy
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey to hide PATH column
Replies: 12
Views: 13102

Re: Hotkey to hide PATH column

Thank you for explaining it so clearly. The options seem very flexible. However is there a way to configure the following: How do I toggle the PATH column between (1) not visible and (2) the column width I set manually? Let me explain the need. Occasionally there is one file with very long path whic...
by burgundy
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Hotkey to hide PATH column
Replies: 12
Views: 13102

Hotkey to hide PATH column

Technically, the PATH column in the results list can be very wide (over 200 characters). Would it be possible to have a hotkey to collapse the width of the PATH column or to make it disappear entirely, in order to read the other columns (such as date, size, etc) on the right hand side. I sometimes u...
by burgundy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Apply filter with key from search bar?
Replies: 16
Views: 17640

Re: Apply filter with key from search bar?

setting which prevents the dropdown box appearing below the search bar as you key in a search terms? Tools | Options | History -> Always show search suggestions Would it be possible to make a change such that the history drop down doesn't overlap the column headings when there's only one history it...
by burgundy
Thu May 30, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Apply filter with key from search bar?
Replies: 16
Views: 17640

Re: Apply filter with key from search bar?

Personally, I would be annoyed by the window that was folded down with the dropdown arrow, which hides some of the search results. In my case it's not the search results which get hidden as much as the column headings, which I often want to access to change the sort order. (I know there are also sh...
by burgundy
Tue May 28, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Apply filter with key from search bar?
Replies: 16
Views: 17640

Re: Apply filter with key from search bar?

I've noticed that when the pane of Search History is open (search suggestions), I can't send a shortcut key. That is my exact problem. I use "Search As You Type". I also have some setting (I can't remember which( that moves the focus from the search box to the search results when I press enter. I k...
by burgundy
Tue May 28, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Copy path but not name of found file using an action?
Replies: 4
Views: 2799

Re: Copy path but not name of found file using an action?

And if needed you can also enable Double quote copy as path (under Menu:Tools > Options > Results ) Very nice option. Thanks for pointing it out. Time and again I find Everything's design has thought out in advance many of my needs. It's a real tribute to the completeness of the application. Well d...
by burgundy
Tue May 28, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Copy path but not name of found file using an action?
Replies: 4
Views: 2799

Re: Copy path but not name of found file using an action?

tuska wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 11:07 am
Menu "Tools" - "Options..." - "Keyboard"- File | Copy Path to Clipboard...
I see I was trying to assign a shortcut to a menu item but unsuccessfully.

Your suggestion works nicely. Thank you.
by burgundy
Tue May 28, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Apply filter with key from search bar?
Replies: 16
Views: 17640

Re: Apply filter with key from search bar?

tuska wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 11:27 am
Search: dc:today
Keyboard shortcut: ALT+T
When I use ALT-T in your example, it opens the Tools menu. Have you changed the shortcut keys for the menu?
by burgundy
Sun May 26, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Apply filter with key from search bar?
Replies: 16
Views: 17640

Apply filter with key from search bar?

I can assign a filter to a shortcut key but it doesn't work unless I move the focus away from the search bar.

I would like to enter a term in the search bar and then use a shortcut key to apply a preset filter. Is this possible?
by burgundy
Sun May 26, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Copy path but not name of found file using an action?
Replies: 4
Views: 2799

Copy path but not name of found file using an action?

Is it possible for Everything to copy the path to the clipboard but not the file name? I mean using a shortcut, such as the mouse middle click, rather than the context menu.

There is an entry in Options > Context Menu > Copy Path To Clipboard but I am unable to enter a command for it.
by burgundy
Tue May 07, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Re-creating the database for performance?
Replies: 1
Views: 1964

Re-creating the database for performance?

Assume Everything is installed and running. Also that volumes have been added and removed, and different indexing options have been changed. Will it improve Everything's performance to delete the database file and re-index everything from scratch? I have a hunch that just re-indexing after a lot of ...
by burgundy
Sat May 04, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Indexing files on USB stick attached to wi-fi router
Replies: 1
Views: 1910

Indexing files on USB stick attached to wi-fi router

Can Everything index music files on a USB memory stick which is plugged into my wi-fi router? I am new to this area and am not sure what to do with the information in the thread https://www.voidtools.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1782 Below I describe my setup. ---------- I have downloaded music files t...