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Drag n drop?

Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:26 pm
by imcal007
I suffer from c-t-s which means i can`t always type very well.

However i can drag and drop so is it possible to somehow incorp a drag a file or folder into the search bar so that everything can search for that file folder picture etc using drag and drop etc.

Re: Drag n drop?

Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:16 am
by void
Please try enabling search_edit_drag_accept_files:
  • In Everything, type in the following search and press ENTER:
    /search_edit_drag_accept_files=1
  • Restart Everything:
  • In Everything, type in the following search and press ENTER:
    /restart

Re: Drag n drop?

Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:10 am
by imcal007
Thanks, Tried but nothing happens....

Re: Drag n drop?

Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:14 am
by void
You'll need to restart Everything to apply this change:
  • In Everything, type in the following search and press ENTER:
    /restart

Re: Drag n drop?

Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:40 am
by imcal007
Thanks for the replies i do appreciate them, still nothing...

Re: Drag n drop?

Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:51 pm
by therube
What OS?
What version of Everything?

Where are you d&d from?

Re: Drag n drop?

Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:50 pm
by vanisk
Is it possible that explorer & everything runs with different privileges? (either one of them runs in Admin mode)?


[btw, the method mentioned above by @void works for me]
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Re: Drag n drop?

Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:12 am
by imcal007
Thanks, retried still nothing, user as administrative rights and program is run as administrator. Windows 10.

Re: Drag n drop?

Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:40 pm
by NotNull
imcal007 wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:12 am
Thanks, retried still nothing, user as administrative rights and program is run as administrator. Windows 10.
Windows sees that as two different accounts (security-wise).

Try it with these Everything settings:
  • enable Everything Service
  • disable Run as administrator
Both settings can be found under Menu:Tools > Options > General

Re: Drag n drop?

Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:22 am
by imcal007
Ok iv'e just reinstalled windows 10, everything now allows drag and drop i don`t know what the issue was but now it works, so thanks.


However i have another issue, when i drag and drop the folder it shows the full path in the search bar is there a way to simply have the folder i dropped to show up so other folders with the same name on my system are shown.

I do appreciate the help.