How to disable "Search from the selected folder"

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rabbit_says
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How to disable "Search from the selected folder"

Post by rabbit_says » Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:37 pm

Hello,

A long ago, I had found some command to enable search from selected folder. What it does actually is: If I am in explorer and then use show hot key to bring everything in front it automatically copied the current explorer path to everything search window. It is like search this folder from context menu. Now, I want to disable it please share the disable command.

PS. Is there any page for all those commands where I can look into myself?

Thanks in Advance!

NotNull
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Re: How to disable "Search from the selected folder"

Post by NotNull » Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:26 pm

Do you mean the Show Search Everything folder context menu item setting?
It can be found under Menu:Tools > Options > General.

In general, almost "everything" you might want to know can be found in the Support documentation webpages.
In this case: by clicking on Options on the left.

You can also reach this page with keyboard shortcut F1 in Everything (or Menu:Help > Everything Help )

tuska
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Re: How to disable "Search from the selected folder"

Post by tuska » Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:19 pm

Menu "Tools" - "Options..." - General: Keyboard --> Show window Hotkey: e.g. CTRL+F11 --> Remove the shortcut.
https://www.voidtools.com/support/every ... s/#hotkeys --> Method: Show window
viewtopic.php?p=28416#p28416 --> Reference

rabbit_says
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Re: How to disable "Search from the selected folder"

Post by rabbit_says » Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:47 pm

NotNull wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:26 pm
Do you mean the Show Search Everything folder context menu item setting?
It can be found under Menu:Tools > Options > General.

You can also reach this page with keyboard shortcut F1 in Everything (or Menu:Help > Everything Help )
No I don't mean context menu. Here is the break down of my problem:

I am in windows explorer, I press my custom shortkey to bring everything in front.

Everything shows up the with current path directory copied to search bar (showing results for the selected directory, same as when we select search this directory via context menu). But everything should shows up either my previous search or without any search.

What I did was used some command like this

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/allow_drag_drop=1    /restart
but now I don't remember what it was neither I could find it.

NotNull
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Re: How to disable "Search from the selected folder"

Post by NotNull » Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:58 pm

OK, I think I understand now. You explained it perfectly fine, but I just didn't get it. Thanks for your patience.

Try it with:

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/hotkey_explorer_path_search=0

void
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Re: How to disable "Search from the selected folder"

Post by void » Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:18 am

To set the current Windows Explorer location in Everything, when Everything is launched from a Hotkey:
  • In Everything, type in the following search and press ENTER:
    /hotkey_explorer_path_search=1
  • If successful, you should see hotkey_explorer_path_search=1 in the status bar for a few seconds.

rabbit_says
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Re: How to disable "Search from the selected folder"

Post by rabbit_says » Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:30 am

NotNull wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:58 pm
OK, I think I understand now. You explained it perfectly fine, but I just didn't get it. Thanks for your patience.

Try it with:

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/hotkey_explorer_path_search=0
It works, thank you so much.

And I was asking where are all these commands are listing, is there any web page for these?

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Re: How to disable "Search from the selected folder"

Post by NotNull » Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:23 am

rabbit_says wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:30 am
And I was asking where are all these commands are listing, is there any web page for these?
They are also on the page I linked. Under the INI section.

All these are basically Everything.ini settings that you can change (or list) from within Everything by using the /key=value syntax (resp. /key to list a setting value)
Not all ini entries are supported, though. But for the ones that are, the result will be shown in the status bar for a couple of seconds.


And more general / commands can be found here

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