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Offline Files

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:56 am
by ms264556
I have Everything running as a service, and it discovers all of my offline files (C:\Windows\CSC\v2.0.6\namespace\[UncPathToFile]), which is great!
Unfortunately, my user account doesn't have permission to access these files directly, so I have to note their location and then manually open them.

It would be great if Everything could understand Offline Files folder structure, and open the files from the network location; or let me configure some sort of mapping table manually for this purpose.

Re: Offline Files

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:00 am
by void
Added to my TODO list, thanks for the suggestion.

Re: Offline Files

Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:56 am
by bludin
I just want to second this request. Being able to not only find but access offline files would be the single most useful improvement to this wonderful software.


Re: Offline Files

Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:59 am
by ms264556
I ran across another topic which shows how to do this.

If anyone else is trying to automatically map offline files for a few mapped drives then you can follow the "Allow custom remapping of file paths" instructions at viewtopic.php?t=5933#p17001. So, for my case where I had parts of a "Home" H: drive and a "Projects" P: drive pinned, my Everything.ini additions/changes (highlighted) were:-


ntfs_volume_guids="\\\\?\\Volume{C DRIVE GUID}","\\\\?\\Volume{C DRIVE GUID}","\\\\?\\Volume{C DRIVE GUID}"
ntfs_volume_roots="","Windows\\CSC\\v2.0.6\\namespace\\{H DRIVE ROOT UNC PATH}","Windows\\CSC\\v2.0.6\\namespace\\{P DRIVE ROOT UNC PATH}"

exclude_folders="c:\\Windows\\CSC\\v2.0.6\\namespace\\{H DRIVE ROOT UNC PATH}","c:\\Windows\\CSC\\v2.0.6\\namespace\\{P DRIVE ROOT UNC PATH}"

Works great!