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by burgundy
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How exclude shortcut link from results?
Replies: 2
Views: 193

How exclude shortcut link from results?

How do I exclude shortcut links being listed in the results?

I have tried using *.lnk in Options > Indexes > Exclude but it does not do what I want. It doesn't seem to do anything although other filters in the list work fine.

I am using version 1.4 .
by burgundy
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Importing two instances and their settings
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Importing two instances and their settings

What are the steps to import settings from two instances of Everything 1.4? I took the following steps but could not import bookmarks or filters. Please advise. --------------- For one instance of v1.5, I created a shortcut using the -INSTANCE parameter (just as before). I successfully imported the ...
by burgundy
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Size of address bar text
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: Size of address bar text

Thank you very much!
by burgundy
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Size of address bar text
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Size of address bar text

Can the size of the text in the address bar be increased without affecting any other text?
by burgundy
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Stop "Search As You Type" when ENTER is pressed but search for full term
Replies: 8
Views: 2983

Re: Stop "Search As You Type" when ENTER is pressed but search for full term

In Everything , type in the following search and press ENTER : /max_threads=1 If successful you should see max_threads=1 in the status bar for a few seconds. I sometimes need to repeat that max threads setting. Can the setting get undone? How can I check the current number of threads Everything uses?
by burgundy
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Check box to enable/disable additional folders
Replies: 2
Views: 4694

Re: Check box to enable/disable additional folders

Thanks for the info. Performance (such as time needed for an index rebuild) is not likely to be an issue. The real issue is having a list of folders, removing them temporarily for the needs of certain searches, and then having to re-select the folders one by one all over again. My proposal would mak...
by burgundy
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Stop "Search As You Type" when ENTER is pressed but search for full term
Replies: 8
Views: 2983

Re: Stop "Search As You Type" when ENTER is pressed but search for full term

Some suggestions: Please try lowering the number of threads Everything uses to 1 (ideally this should be max logical CPUs - 1): In Everything , type in the following search and press ENTER : /max_threads=1 If successful you should see max_threads=1 in the status bar for a few seconds. @Void, that M...
by burgundy
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Stop "Search As You Type" when ENTER is pressed but search for full term
Replies: 8
Views: 2983

Re: Stop "Search As You Type" when ENTER is pressed but search for full term

Ah, I think I get it now ... When Everything is behind with keeping up what was typed, the idea is to stop whatever Everything was doing when an ENTER was pressd and continue with the entire serach query that was typed. Thanks for the eyeopener. Is that what you suggested, @burgundy? @Notnull, yes ...
by burgundy
Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Stop "Search As You Type" when ENTER is pressed but search for full term
Replies: 8
Views: 2983

Stop "Search As You Type" when ENTER is pressed but search for full term

I use Everything on a slow machine with many volumes. I have enabled the setting for "Search As You Type". Sometimes I finish typing the search term but Everything is still dealing the earlier letters I keyed in. It can take 4 or 5 seconds to complete. Would it be possible for Everything to search f...
by burgundy
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Check box to enable/disable additional folders
Replies: 2
Views: 4694

Check box to enable/disable additional folders

I suggest a check box to enable/disable additional folders.

The folders are found at Options > Indexes > Folders.

There is already a similar check box to enable/disable "Excluded" folders (located in the same area of Options).
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: 3024

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: 5733

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: 5733

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: 15889

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: 15274

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: 15889

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: 3779

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: 3935

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: 3779

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: 1921

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: 3935

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: 3935

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: 15274

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: 1930

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: 1930

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: 3457

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: 4584

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: 4584

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: 1916

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: 15889

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: 15889

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: 15889

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: 2707

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: 2703

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: 2703

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: 4240

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: 4240

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: 24213

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: 24213

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: 24213

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: 15559

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: 20067

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: 15559

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: 15559

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: 15274

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: 20067

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: 15274

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: 15274

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: 15274

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...