Hidden Files

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MyrnaT3
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Hidden Files

Post by MyrnaT3 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:46 pm

Is there a setting in Everything to show hidden files?

salazor
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Re: Hidden Files

Post by salazor » Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:01 pm

Yes, Tools - Options - Exclude tab - uncheck "hidden files and folders"

void
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Re: Hidden Files

Post by void » Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:00 am

If you wish to search for hidden files, please try the following search:
attrib:h

Please note: attrib:h will be slow as this information is not indexed by default.
To index attribute information:
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the Indexes tab on the left.
  • Check Index attributes.
  • Click OK.
With index attributes enabled, search for attrib:h will be instant.

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