How could Everything show the content - all files and all the files of the sub folders - with a special name?

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Biff
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How could Everything show the content - all files and all the files of the sub folders - with a special name?

Post by Biff » Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:36 pm

How could Everything show the content - all files and all the files of the sub folders and sub folder of the sub folders, etc. - with a special name?

E.g. show all files of the folders named "Konz" and the files of the sub folders of "Konz" and all the content of their sub folders (in all hierarchies down).

And how could I exclude (the files / content of) one or more folders named "Konz" on special drives or with special paths from the search above?

E.g. the content of folders named "Konz" on drive I: and having the path(s) B:\Konz shall not be shown / found.

NotNull
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Re: How could Everything show the content - all files and all the files of the sub folders - with a special name?

Post by NotNull » Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:24 pm

I tested this with the "Program Files" folder, as this contains a space

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"\program files\" !<c:\ "\program files">
Reports the content of "T:\Program Files", but not "C:\Program Files" and it's content.

Note the \ after "\program files\". This will cause Everything to report the content of "\program files\", but not the "\program files\" folder itself.


(I hope I understood your question correctly...)

Biff
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Re: How could Everything show the content - all files and all the files of the sub folders - with a special name?

Post by Biff » Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:58 pm

Many thanks!

So the same search should work here, too, I assume. On C: is Win installed. Almost 10.000.000 items are shown. This is shown:
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I assume, I did anything wrong here.
Reports the content of "T:\Program Files", but not "C:\Program Files" and it's content.
Why just the ones of T:? It would not shown all of the contents of all folders named program files besides of the ones on C:?
(I hope I understood your question correctly...)
Well...actually...yes, I do so as well...and I hope, I expressed correctly what I meant.

NotNull
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Re: How could Everything show the content - all files and all the files of the sub folders - with a special name?

Post by NotNull » Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:13 pm

Translated to your situation:
Biff wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:36 pm
E.g. show all files of the folders named "Konz" and the files of the sub folders of "Konz" and all the content of their sub folders (in all hierarchies down).

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"\Konz\" 

Biff wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:36 pm
And how could I exclude (the files / content of) one or more folders named "Konz" on special drives or with special paths from the search above?
E.g. the content of folders named "Konz" on drive I: and having the path(s) B:\Konz shall not be shown / found.

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"\Konz\" !<B:\ "\Konz">
- or even -

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"\Konz\" !B:\

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