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Recent Changes

Recent changes is a list of files and folders that have been changed since Everything was started.


Search recent changes

Use rc: or recentchange: with a date to search for recent changes:

rc:<date>

For example, to find recent changes today, search for:

rc:today

For example, to find recent changes yesterday, search for:

rc:yesterday

For example, to find recent changes in the last 2 hours, search for:

rc:last2hours

For example, to find recent changes in the last 10 minutes, search for:

rc:last10mins

For the full rc: search syntax, please see searching.


Include the USN Journal in the recent changes list

By default, Everything will only keep a list of changes since Everything was started, including the USN change Journal in the recent changes list will allow you to quickly search for changes that can go back many days.


To include the USN Journals in the recent changes list:

  • In "Everything", from the Tools menu, click Options.

  • Click the NTFS tab.

  • For each local NTFS volume:

    • Check Include USN Journal in recent changes.

  • Click OK.


Sort by recent changes

Sorting by recent changes is instant and persistant.

Right click an empty spot in the result list, from the Sort by menu, click Date Recently changed.

Sort by recent changes to monitor changes to the Everything index in real-time.


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