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How to quickly add all many names to regex?

Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:59 pm
by Debugger
How to quickly add all many names to regex?
Every time I have to save all the names (Total Commander) and edit the text file as a regex. And how to make it easier, faster?
The file are in the folder

^(w_f3b7aa40.jpg|w_f3b7aa49.jpg|more....)$

Re: How to quickly add all many names to regex?

Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:12 pm
by bobm
Is this what you mean?: viewtopic.php?t=5178

Re: How to quickly add all many names to regex?

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:55 am
by Debugger
bobm wrote:
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:12 pm
Is this what you mean?: viewtopic.php?t=5178
the list is too big, and as I read, it will not work correctly in Everything. So I want to do it in MasterSeeker, here regex has unlimited value

Re: How to quickly add all many names to regex?

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:31 pm
by bobm
Too big - how many?
Are you using the current version of Everything?

Re: How to quickly add all many names to regex?

Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:05 am
by void
Search for a large list of file names in Everything works best with the "Search for a list of file names" in advanced search:
  • In Everything, from the Search menu, click Advanced Search....
  • Scroll down to Search for a list of file names.
  • Click Browse....
  • Select your list of file names and click Open.
  • Click OK.
The list should be a txt filename with one filename per line.
Include a backslash (\) to search for full path and filename (otherwise just the filename without the path is searched).

For example, filenames.txt:

Code: Select all

file 01.txt
file 02.txt
autoexec.bat
config.sys
There is no limit on the size of regex searches in Everything.

There is a display limit of 4000 characters in the Search edit, maybe you are hitting this? Even though the text may not render, Everything should still function correctly.

Re: How to quickly add all many names to regex?

Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:07 am
by Debugger
I have files, but they contain additional sorting in the form number#originalfilename.jpg
So how do you add it? The original location for disk search contains only the original file names.


1#w_1234jhG.jpg
2#76gjYGYT.jpg

w_1234jhG.jpg
76gjYGYT.jpg