How not to display folders in search results

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RBRAGUE
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How not to display folders in search results

Post by RBRAGUE » Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:37 pm

Is there a quick/easy way to prevent folders from showing up in the search results? Appreciate any and all help !

Rick
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NotNull
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Re: HOW NOT TO DISPLAY FOLDERS IN THE RESULTS

Post by NotNull » Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:40 pm

Could you please change your subject to make it less LOUD ?

RBRAGUE
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Re: HOW NOT TO DISPLAY FOLDERS IN THE RESULTS

Post by RBRAGUE » Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:46 pm

Sorry will do right now

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Re: How not to display folders in search results

Post by NotNull » Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:56 pm

Thanks!!

To answer your question: Everything uses the exclamation mark (!) to exclude a folder (! stands for NOT). For example:

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ext:mp3  !C:\windows   !"C:\Program Files"
(the "" are needed when your path contains spaces)

More on the search syntax can be found here

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