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Post by markusof » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:05 am

I often find myself needing different profiles for searching, like
all my network shares
all my network shares backup location
just my local files
just files other than my files local

different include / exclude filters

I would like different index databases for each

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Re: Profiles

Post by void » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:20 am

Please try search filters:
  • In Everything, from the Search menu, click Organize filters....
  • Click New....
  • Change Name to: Network Shares.
  • Change the Search to: "J:\shared folder\" | "\\server\share\" | "\\server\backups\"
    where "J:\shared folder", "\\server\share", "\\server\backups" are your indexed network shares.
  • Click OK.
  • Click New....
  • Change Name to: Backup shares.
  • Change the Search to: "\\server\backups\"
  • Click OK.
  • Click New....
  • Change Name to: Local files.
  • Change the Search to: C:|D:|E:
    where C:|D:|E: are your local drives. (Alternatively, search for !<"J:\shared folder\" | "\\server\share\" | "\\server\backups\"> to exclude your known network shares)
  • Click OK.
  • Click New....
  • Change Name to: Custom include/exclude
  • Change the Search to your desired include only filter or exclude filter.
  • Click OK.
  • Click OK.
Filters can be accessed from the Search menu, Filter bar (View -> Filters), right clicking the status bar, filter keyboard shortcut or filter search macro.

Note: you can even customize the Everything filter.

Alternatively, please see running named instances of Everything.
Setup up a named instance for your network shares, just your backup locations and one for just your local files.
For example:
Everything.exe -instance "Network shares"
Everything.exe -instance "Backup shares"
Everything.exe -instance "Local Only"

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