Location of indexing database

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alanPr_everything
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Location of indexing database

Post by alanPr_everything » Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:17 pm

Where is the indexing database located? There is a file named Everything.db in the installation folder. But it does not change date or size after "Force Rebuild".

void
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Re: Location of indexing database

Post by void » Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:42 pm

The Everything database is located in memory.

The Everything database is saved to disk when you exit Everything and loaded from disk when you start Everything.

NotNull
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Re: Location of indexing database

Post by NotNull » Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:47 pm

Everything keeps it's database - Everything.db - in RAM until you exit the program
(Menu:File > Exit. Or: Right-click the Everything icon in the systemtray and choose Exit)


The location of the database will depend on the Store settings and data in %APPDATA%\Everything setting.
(Menu:Tools > Options > General )

If the setting is enabled, the database is in %LOCALAPPDATA%\Everything
If the setting is disabled, the database is in application folder (the folder where your Everything.exe is)

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