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by froggie
Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Problem about regex
Replies: 12
Views: 4258

Re: Problem about regex

Why *.mp3? Just .mp3 seems to have the same matches and it is much faster.
by froggie
Thu Dec 19, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Index This
Replies: 15
Views: 43641

Re: Index This

Thank you. That does the trick.
by froggie
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Index This
Replies: 15
Views: 43641

Re: Index This

This is minor, and I should be able to fix it, but it has been far too many years since I wrote cmd scripts :

I keep all my scripts in a directory that has a name similar to "Scripts & Programs & Such" . The ampersands make IndexThis fail. Do you know an easy way to escape the ampresands?
by froggie
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Blank Search results display
Replies: 19
Views: 6294

Re: Blank Search results display

That is exactly right (and well described). I tested it to refresh my memory. Note that when an account with administrator rights chooses "run as an administrator" windows puts up a prompt for permission before handing out the admin badge - it is not hidden (unless UAC has been turned off), so most ...
by froggie
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Blank Search results display
Replies: 19
Views: 6294

Re: Blank Search results display

It is Interesting. It is really not proper for a process to write in another user's (admin) files. I did exit everything completely and made sure the service was stopped. I repeated the process, deleting everything.ini in appdata\roaming. Everything recreated everything.ini in my user's appdata\roam...
by froggie
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Blank Search results display
Replies: 19
Views: 6294

Re: Blank Search results display

If you enabled Store settings and data in %APPDATA%\Everything , running as administrator will create a completely new Everything.ini in the userprofile of Administrator. That does not seem to be correct. Running as administrator should elevate process privilege to administrator, not change the loc...
by froggie
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Search Everything Won't Start
Replies: 4
Views: 2761

Re: Search Everything Won't Start

You might try downloading the portable version of Everything - it is a zip file, no install required, just unzip and execute.
by froggie
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Index This
Replies: 15
Views: 43641

Re: Index This

Very useful.
Works well with dupe: since the compare is only to the folder/sub-folders selected.
Nice code - made it easy to add additional ini parameters (more columns).
by froggie
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Everything64.DLL SDK not working on clean computer
Replies: 2
Views: 6802

Re: Everything64.DLL SDK not working on clean computer

From the SDK Help:
The Everything SDK provides a DLL and Lib interface to Everything over IPC.
and further down
Requires "Everything" client to be running.
by froggie
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any way to preview audio and control playback?
Replies: 13
Views: 7731

Re: Any way to preview audio and control playback?

Am I missing something in the question? Just double click on an audio file and it opens in your default player, with the player controls visible if you have your player configured like that. I use VLC but I expect it will work like that for other players.
by froggie
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything Using a Large Amount of RAM
Replies: 9
Views: 42304

Re: Everything Using a Large Amount of RAM

Everything works from memory all the time. Basically the file is used to save memory contents at shutdown and to reload memory at startup. That is one reason it is so fast, no database reads.
by froggie
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Command line argument (examples)
Replies: 10
Views: 24016

Re: Command line argument (examples)

You might find this post helpful (scroll to the bottom)

viewtopic.php?t=5944
by froggie
Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: File association (newbie)
Replies: 9
Views: 15460

Re: File association (newbie)

You have to re-establish the Windows file associations that File Viewer changed For example, to fix VLC associations: Open VLC, Select TOOLS from the Menu, then PREFERENCES, then INTERFACE Scroll down to the bottom, click SET UP ASSOCIATIONS. Select the file type you want VLC to play (You can click ...
by froggie
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Icons (.LNK) - path:len:>259 - Version 1.4.1.948 (x64) & (x86)
Replies: 10
Views: 17323

Re: Icons (.LNK) - path:len:>259 - Version 1.4.1.948 (x64) & (x86)

I would think that defaulting to the "no crash" option would be best. A crash would leave most users clueless and result in either a support request here or dissatisfaction with Everything. Users may well be unaware of having very long paths and It is unlikely that they would look for an ini option ...
by froggie
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: override gui settings
Replies: 2
Views: 9385

Re: override gui settings

Not when it is excluded, it will not be in the datavbase. Use a filter instead. Then if you want to search for it you can change to the EVERYTHING filter. see ( fourth item from top,Stamimail's post):
viewtopic.php?t=6817
by froggie
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Syntax
Replies: 7
Views: 3158

Re: Syntax

try checking
search>match path
or use
path:d:
instead of
d:
by froggie
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Support
Topic: External image viewer always returns with focus in search bar
Replies: 2
Views: 2419

Re: External image viewer always returns with focus in search bar

Do you have
Tools>Options>General>UI>Focus Search on Activate
checked? If so, uncheck it, click apply and see if that helps.
by froggie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Disable Tooltip
Replies: 1
Views: 12754

Re: Disable Tooltip

To keep the tooltip that just shows when there is insufficient room to display a field but turn off the large extended tool tip with all of the details about a file, In search bar enter /show_detailed_listview_tooltips=0 and press enter. Set it to 1 to restore the tooltips. To turn off all tooltips:...
by froggie
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Bookmark sometimes is added to the searchbar instead of overwriting it
Replies: 6
Views: 14398

Re: Bookmark sometimes is added to the searchbar instead of overwriting it

Yes it does, at least in the basic case. I have some issues with some of the other parameters and "remember" but I have not yet spent enough time with them to ask about them.

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by froggie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Bookmark sometimes is added to the searchbar instead of overwriting it
Replies: 6
Views: 14398

Re: Bookmark sometimes is added to the searchbar instead of overwriting it

If you make the bookmark a macro (by adding a name in the the macro field of the bookmark, e.g. test), you can then add the macro to your search (e.g. test:)
by froggie
Wed May 15, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Using a Network Shared Index
Replies: 22
Views: 10347

Re: Using a Network Shared Index

Try

Everything.exe -db \\server\EverythingDB\Everything.db -read-only

and read this post

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7615&p=25648&hilit= ... nly#p25648
by froggie
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything searches do not find efu files? ( that are on my c drive )
Replies: 5
Views: 2546

Re: Everything searches do not find efu files? ( that are on my c drive )

Could you have a filter set? Under Search, which entry has the bullet next to it?
by froggie
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Walkthru for file renaming ...
Replies: 14
Views: 12293

Re: Walkthru for file renaming ...

This is great. Very useful.

Could you please add the contents of this post to the online help?
by froggie
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Walkthru for file renaming ...
Replies: 14
Views: 12293

Re: Walkthru for file renaming ...

I don't see where the functions for renaming are documented. Are there others besides $lowercase and $uppercase?
by froggie
Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussion
Topic: Why the development is slow?
Replies: 7
Views: 5600

Re: Why the development is slow?

and please do add more option for donations, only limited people have access to PayPal. You don't need a PayPal account to donate, just following the Donate with PayPal links and you will be given the choice of using a credit card. PayPal is just the processor, no account required, although it is a...
by froggie
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Possible to search by file extension using its shortcut?
Replies: 7
Views: 4369

Re: Possible to search by file extension using its shortcut?

How about:
.lnk content:pdf


as a starting point
by froggie
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: folder & files not detected by Everything?
Replies: 8
Views: 5755

Re: folder & files not detected by Everything?

Do you have a 32 bit install of Windows?

Try download Installer instead of Download Installer-64 Bit in the link from Void.
by froggie
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Regular expressions do not work (SEPARATE FOLDER NAME)
Replies: 8
Views: 7079

Re: Regular expressions do not work

Everything uses PCRE in non-Javascript mode

https://www.pcre.org/original/doc/html/pcrepattern.html
Would be nice to have this information in Everything Help, maybe under "advanced Regex"
by froggie
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Increase undo buffer?
Replies: 9
Views: 4668

Re: Increase undo buffer?

I am a little confused about Use Alt + Left and Alt + Right to back and forward through search history. In the Help it says alt + up/down In the Options>keyboards is shows Search All History alt + up/down Search History blank Tests show alt + left / right scrolls the history from the current session...
by froggie
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Searching for multiple exact words
Replies: 8
Views: 8250

Re: Searching for multiple exact words

If your folder names are just one word (no spaces, dashes, etc), as your examples are, then turning on
Search>Match Whole Word ]
would do it
by froggie
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Date modified date sometimes not up to date
Replies: 9
Views: 8726

Re: Date modified date sometimes not up to date

Is the date modified date correct when you look with Windows explorer?
by froggie
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: [Solved] Corrupted / missing files
Replies: 3
Views: 6455

Re: Corrupted / missing files

The WaybackMachine (web.archive.org) preserves copies of voidtools.com. You may be able to get downloads from there.
by froggie
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything Service & Elevated Programs
Replies: 17
Views: 11759

Re: Everything Service & Elevated Programs

Thanks.

VOID -

It is a bit worrisome that Everything seems to have been bypassing UAC elevation control somehow. Probably not enough info to diagnose but still.....
by froggie
Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything Service & Elevated Programs
Replies: 17
Views: 11759

Re: Everything Service & Elevated Programs

Would you kindly do me a favor and still run the windows explorer test? I would really like to know if Everything has some failure mode where it bypasses Windows UAC security or if it is just turned off on your system.
by froggie
Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything Service & Elevated Programs
Replies: 17
Views: 11759

Re: Everything Service & Elevated Programs

What happens when you run this same test from windows explorer, instead of everything
by froggie
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything Service & Elevated Programs
Replies: 17
Views: 11759

Re: Everything Service & Elevated Programs

That's fine, you are not running as admin. Now try this: in everything, search for c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe double click cmd.exe in the result list, a cmd (dos) window should open type FSUTIL at the c:\Windows\System32> prompt do you get a message "The FSUTIL utility requires that you have admini...
by froggie
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything Service & Elevated Programs
Replies: 17
Views: 11759

Re: Everything Service & Elevated Programs

To see if Everything is running as an administrator, type /debug and then press enter. The debug window will open and a few lines from the top will have an entry IsAdmin 0 or 1 (you may have to push the scroll bar on the right to the top to see the first few lines) If the value is "1" then Everythin...
by froggie
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Need to get the files and folders created today: dc:today
Replies: 5
Views: 4307

Re: Need to get the files and folders created today: dc:today

When a file is created, Date Modified & Date Created are set to the same value.

What are you looking to do?
by froggie
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything 1.4.1.895.x64 stops Windows Explorer in Windows 10
Replies: 9
Views: 4108

Re: Everything 1.4.1.895.x64 stops Windows Explorer in Windows 10

Take a look at this post from Void about USB

http://www.voidtools.com/forum/viewtopi ... usb#p23166

It might shed some light on this issue.
by froggie
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to open the "path" folder?
Replies: 2
Views: 4192

Re: How to open the "path" folder?

Turn on the option by checking the box:

Tools=>Options=>Results (under General)=>Open Path with double click in path column
click OK


then just search & double click the path you are interested in
by froggie
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Regex to find all lines (paths)
Replies: 29
Views: 59967

Re: Regex to find all lines (paths)

Code: Select all

startwith:"AB "
match path not checked
by froggie
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any way to exclude a specific character from search results?
Replies: 1
Views: 3307

Re: Any way to exclude a specific character from search results?

Create a filter with the character you chose, preceded by ! (not). Select that filter and its search term will be added to whatever you enter and no files or folders with that character will be in the results. So, if you chose $ as your character, go to Search==>Add to filters . Name the filter NOT ...
by froggie
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Save results
Replies: 2
Views: 2320

Re: Save results

by froggie
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Start Minimized
Replies: 2
Views: 1768

Re: Start Minimized

by froggie
Fri May 11, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Search syntax question
Replies: 3
Views: 1622

Re: Search syntax question

I will put my bet on

General > Search > Match Whole filename when using wildcards

being checked.
by froggie
Sun May 06, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: date accessed
Replies: 6
Views: 2967

Re: date accessed

System wide. A access date has to be updated in the directory of every file that is read (files that are written to already have their directory entries updated, but many more file are open for read access than for write).
by froggie
Sun May 06, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Support
Topic: date accessed
Replies: 6
Views: 2967

Re: date accessed

It of course depends on activity level. It is simple enough to turn on and off, so see for yourself, in your environment. Note this post from Void: Re: Date Accessed index doesn't work consistently Postby void » Sat May 05, 2018 4:18 am Everything will not detect date accessed changes. The USN Journ...
by froggie
Fri May 04, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: date accessed
Replies: 6
Views: 2967

Re: date accessed

Date accessed is not updated by default in Windows 7,8 and 10 (and Vista?) for performance reasons. The field gets whatever value it has from file creation and a few other things, but not normal access. If you are willing to take the performance hit it can be enabled and its status inquired upon wit...
by froggie
Wed May 02, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: date recently changed and date modified
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Re: date recently changed and date modified

Re: cd:/cw:/cm: Feature change suggestion... Postby void » Tue Dec 01, 2009 1:44 am Date recently change is different to Date Modified. Date recently changed refers to the generated USN RECORD date in the USN Change Journal. This USN record date could be due to any change in the file, (ie content, ...