Directory Sort

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Directory Sort

Post by CliffyBoy » Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:08 pm


I am a new user of Everything and intend to use it primarily for offline storage searches. Is anyone aware of an application that could take directories/files on separate external drives and index/tag them with specific terms (music, games, movies, etc), then the tagged directories/files could be referenced/arranged in a separate directory tree under the relevant categories (music, games, movies, etc) which could be virtually linked like a symbolic link. The new directory tree could then be potentially available to the internet like a FTP directory (assuming the external drive is online).

The point of this would be to skip external drive directory/file sorting individually, and simply tag relevant folders/files by category (or use file type) and have everything virtually sorted in a new directory that can be easily configured at will in a new directory structure.

Does this exist already anywhere? If not, how hard would it be to develop this?

All relevant/helpful replies would be appreciated.


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Re: Directory Sort

Post by void » Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:16 am

Currently, Everything only indexes filenames, size and date modified.

Everything does not follow folder junctions on NTFS volumes.

You may wish to try file lists to index your offline media / folder junctions.

Tagging files is on my TODO list.

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