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by NotNull
Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can I use a dark theme for everything?
Replies: 12
Views: 23583

Re: Can I use a dark theme for everything?

I eventually figured out that it was due to a small problem in INJECT.cmd: Huh, missed this post completely somehow. Thanks for fixing (and posting :thumbsup:), @Skinerrrr! Fixed the original scrip too. Thanks for all the answer, this is just what I am looking for. For a ready to run solution - inc...
by NotNull
Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Search using * and ? wildcards
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Search using * and ? wildcards

When you have Match whole filename when using wildcards enabled (Menu:Tools > Options > Search): - searching for bla* will find file-and foldernames that start with bla - searching for *bla will find file-and foldernames that end with bla - searching for bla will find files and folders that have bla...
by NotNull
Mon Jun 14, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Customizing the search History Menu?
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: Customizing the search History Menu?

You are using Everything 1.5. It is an alpha version, where some parts of the user interface are still in development. Managing Search History (Menu:View > Search History (TODO) is one of them (as you can tell by the "TODO" :)) In Everything 1.5, you can press CTRL+SHIFT+H to open teh current Search...
by NotNull
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Pause monitor
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Re: Pause monitor

Thanks for the info! I don't think many people will have a serious need to halt the monitors in 1.5. Especially since index updates are non-blocking now. The reason I did pause the monitors has an entirely different reason: "noise-cancelling": to filter out irrelevant entries - for that specific cas...
by NotNull
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Disable update
Replies: 10
Views: 5734

Re: Disable update

Some other options: When you enable Start Everything on system startup (menu:Tools > Options > General) and Run in background (Options > UI), Everything will keep running in the background and process it's updates. That way it is always ready when you start it As @void suggested: install Everything ...
by NotNull
Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Double results when searching for files
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Double results when searching for files

If you follow these steps, does that solve your issue?
by NotNull
Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Features
Replies: 16
Views: 4397

Re: Features

There are quite a few alternative launchers that use Everything to search for files (listed here).
None of them are as sophisticated as Listary (imo), but maybe you like one of them.
(Check Fluent Search first)
by NotNull
Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Features
Replies: 16
Views: 4397

Re: Features

Recently the alpha version of Everything 1.5 was released. That took years of work and will take a lot more work (see the to-do list to get an impression). Adding Listary-like launcher functionality is an entirely different program. I am not the developer of Everything, but my very optimistic estima...
by NotNull
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Download Color themes for Everything
Replies: 46
Views: 105193

Re: Download Color themes for Everything

I like it!
Thanks for posting your theme :thumbsup:
by NotNull
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Support
Topic: USN Journal problem/Scheduled Task problem
Replies: 2
Views: 571

Re: USN Journal problem/Scheduled Task problem

You need to enable the Run with highest privileges option for your task.

(If I understood correctly what you are asking; not sure ..)
by NotNull
Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Help To Find Files Which Have Characters twice or Thrice Or fourth
Replies: 11
Views: 765

Re: Help To Find Files Which Have Characters twice or Thrice Or fourth

I am partially to blame here too...

Usually I post regex queries with surrounding "" to prevent issues, amongst which the () grouping:

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search = regex:"^([^\+]*\+[^\+]*){variable:}$"
Forgot it this time.
by NotNull
Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Help To Find Files Which Have Characters twice or Thrice Or fourth
Replies: 11
Views: 765

Re: Help To Find Files Which Have Characters twice or Thrice Or fourth

Works here .. (tested with an older version that I am toying with at the moment; newer versions should give the ssame results) Right-click the statusbar and make sure only the Everything entry is enabled (other enabled entries are shown in the statusbar too; you can also double-click the to switch t...
by NotNull
Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Help To Find Files Which Have Characters twice or Thrice Or fourth
Replies: 11
Views: 765

Re: Help To Find Files Which Have Characters twice or Thrice Or fourth

Yeah, you are probably right: Perfect is the enemy of good. .. (still hoping that someone posts a cleverer solution) Thanks I'll make a macro of the regex solution In case you need some assistance, define a Filter as follows: Name = Number of + Serach = regex:^([^\+]*\+[^\+]*){number:}$ Macro = +<nu...
by NotNull
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Help To Find Files Which Have Characters twice or Thrice Or fourth
Replies: 11
Views: 765

Re: Help To Find Files Which Have Characters twice or Thrice Or fourth

The most straightforward way I can think of at the moment [1] to find filenames with exactly 2 + characters is without using regex: *+*+* !*+*+*+* Meaning filenames with at least 2 + without - the ! means NOT in Everything lingo - the ones with at least 3 + With regex, to find filenames with exacly ...
by NotNull
Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Pause monitor
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Pause monitor

v 1261a (x64)

After a /monitor_pause :

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read usn journal C: in 0.012568 seconds
[..]
PIPE WRITE 35 20
READ 8
READ 79
PIPE READ 0 87
updated C: in 0.002894 seconds
resume ntfs monitor 0
Is 'read usn journal C:' expected when monitors are paused?
by NotNull
Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to create one file list .efu with multiple directories
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Re: How to create one file list .efu with multiple directories

For other people finding this thread through a forum search, a couple more options: In Everything, search for "U:\Football\" | "U:\baseball\" | "U:\cricket\" Export the results. Menu:File > Export > Save as type = EFU Everything File List Instead of escaping the | characters with a ^, you can also e...
by NotNull
Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Search filter to search for a content
Replies: 9
Views: 6041

Re: Search filter to search for a content

If yes, it doesn't work... Unfortunately, the answer to that question is No. Behind the scenes, in Everything's engine room that search is translated to nofiltercase:nofilterpath:nofilterwholeword:nofilterdiacritics:nofilterprefix:nofiltersuffix:nofilterignorepunctuation:nofilterignorewhitespace:no...
by NotNull
Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Preferences are constantly being lost!
Replies: 17
Views: 11972

Re: Preferences are constantly being lost!

nothing special to describe ... Windows 10 Pro Client in AD environment (User has no admin rights) settings stored in %APPDATA% [...] Everything has lost its settings 4 times in the last two years... Another possibility: You are likely using a roaming profile (profile is stored on the server when y...
by NotNull
Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Support
Topic: How to move / copy 50.000 files?
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Re: How to move / copy 50.000 files?

I think you are running into limitations of Windows

Instead of dragging the files to a folder, use 'the Everything way' ;)

Menu:Edit > Move To Folder ...
by NotNull
Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Please add these features
Replies: 4
Views: 1103

Re: Please add these features

Something different from Menu:File > Export?
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by NotNull
Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: exclude list, enable and disable from menu instead of going into options
Replies: 6
Views: 1208

Re: exclude list, enable and disable from menu instead of going into options

Thanks, I noticed that but I was wondering if I could use my existing list that is in options...it's quite a long list and I can't see a way of copying the entries and transferring them over to the temp list. You will have to ad these entries manually to the Temporary Exclude List (Menu:Index > Sho...
by NotNull
Fri Jun 04, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Can't Switch To Other Windows without Minimizing Everything
Replies: 3
Views: 772

Re: Can't Switch To Other Windows without Minimizing Everything

First guess:

You might have enabled Always On Top (Menu:View > On Top > Always).
That can happen when you (accidentally) press it's keyboard shortcut (CTRL+T ?)

If that is the case: Menu:View > On Top > Never
by NotNull
Fri Jun 04, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: silent install lite version?
Replies: 1
Views: 695

Re: silent install lite version?

The installer has some extra command-line options compared to the installation of the portable version.

Check Install- & deployment options for details.
by NotNull
Fri Jun 04, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Why does \recycle.bin == \$recycle.bin ?
Replies: 2
Views: 921

Re: Why does \recycle.bin == \$recycle.bin ?

Do you have Menu:Search > Ignore punctuation enabled?

Here searching for \recycle.bin gives zero results.
by NotNull
Wed Jun 02, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: how to export settings
Replies: 2
Views: 3270

Re: how to export settings

i cannot find %APPDATA%\Everything
You can type (or paste) it in the address bar of File Explorer and press ENTER.

It usually will be converted automatically to something like C:\Users\rizarefaldi\AppData\Roaming\Everything
by NotNull
Tue Jun 01, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Resolved: Problem: "Drag and drop" not work
Replies: 35
Views: 8141

Re: Resolved: Problem: "Drag and drop" not work

If you and he would take the time to read my opening post you would be surprised to find I DID tell no two programs are running at the same integrity level. But no hard feelings of course. :) That is not entirely true. You mention that for the first time in your reply to @therube. This is your open...
by NotNull
Tue Jun 01, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Search for X number of characters in file name
Replies: 4
Views: 759

Re: Search for X number of characters in file name

for future reference, how can I use both expressions [a-z][0-9]{3}$ to search for files when numbers and letters aren't in order? like AZ8, A8Z, 8AZ? This should do it (untested): [a-z0-9]{3} (made i a bit larger as there was hardly any difference visible between [] and {}. At least on my system)
by NotNull
Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Backup Everything index database to certain location
Replies: 3
Views: 1070

Re: Backup Everything index database to certain location

Everything.db is stored in the %LOCALAPPDATA%\Everything folder. (you can paste it in File Explorer's address bar to go to that folder directly) As Everything keeps it's database in RAM until you exit Everything, make sure Everything is no longer running to get the most up-to-date database: - right...
by NotNull
Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Search for X number of characters in file name
Replies: 4
Views: 759

Re: Search for X number of characters in file name

You can use a ? wildcard to specify one single character: photo_???????????.jpg (11 question marks; 2 for the letters and 9 for the numbers). More exact, but more difficult too, would be using regular expressions : regex:"^photo_[a-z]{2}[0-9]{9}\.jpg$" Subtitled: Search for files that: - start with ...
by NotNull
Mon May 31, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Resolved: Problem: "Drag and drop" not work
Replies: 35
Views: 8141

Re: Resolved: Problem: "Drag and drop" not work

Anybody? With a username like yours, we should ask *you* ;) I am pretty certain that @therube doesn't think you are a "total moron", but as you didn't tell what you already checked and tested, nothing is certain and needs to be checked. This would be my first suggestion too. The thing I would look ...
by NotNull
Sat May 29, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Search Preprocessor Suggestions
Replies: 3
Views: 1645

Re: Search Preprocessor Suggestions

void wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 7:11 am
I will add your [ and ] suggestions too.
eg: #[function:my text#]:
The idea behind the [] was to replace the < and > with [ and ] as <> are redirection symbols (CMD/ PowerShell/bash/wsl/...) to prevent an extra round of escaping characters.
by NotNull
Thu May 27, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Search Preprocessor Suggestions
Replies: 3
Views: 1645

Search Preprocessor Suggestions

Worth mentioning: The #clipboard: Search Preprocessor function is dynamic. That means that when you enter the following in the search bar: #clipboard: and press CTL-C on 'abc' in Notepad, Everything will start seraching for 'abc'. Copy 123 to the clipboard and Everything will search for '123' Very n...
by NotNull
Thu May 27, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Excluse a directory found in the results list
Replies: 5
Views: 2373

Re: Excluse a directory found in the results list

On the other hand, my suggestion to use the results list to choose the excluded folder is designed to tidy up a large number of hits. (Not sure if I understand this correctly, but ..) That is how Temporary Excludes functions: right-click a folder in the result list and choose Add to Temporary Exclu...
by NotNull
Thu May 27, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Single single search for "ae"/"e" etc
Replies: 4
Views: 3165

Re: Single single search for "ae"/"e" etc

It is on the to-do list to provide an option to create a personal synonym list or character mapping or whatever one should call it. (can't find the thread where this was discussed, so maybe it isn't on the to-do list after all) I guess that will do what you want. My interpretation of it: Define: ß =...
by NotNull
Mon May 24, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Updating DB via scheduled task doesn't work with a certain setting
Replies: 12
Views: 5493

Re: Updating DB via scheduled task doesn't work with a certain setting

When you want @void to take a deeper look into it, I recommend ..
void wrote:
Mon May 24, 2021 7:51 am
Could you please send me your %TEMP%\Everything Debug Log.txt
by NotNull
Mon May 24, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Display total size of selection
Replies: 1
Views: 1992

Re: Display total size of selection

When you enable Show size in status bar , that should be shown on the right sise of the status bar (or on the left when using a right-to-left language) . As the shown tooltip says: You need to enable Index file size and preferably Fast size sort too (under Menu:Tools > Options > Indexes) 2021-05-24 ...
by NotNull
Mon May 24, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Problem when editing file names in the result table
Replies: 9
Views: 4681

Re: Problem when editing file names in the result table

Currently, there's no way to do this with clobbering the clipboard. Using the clipboard is the most universal way, but there are other options, like the following POC (proof of concept): #If WinActive("ahk_exe notepad++.exe") !Z:: { ControlGet, $text, Selected, , Scintilla1, A Run, C:\Program Files...
by NotNull
Fri May 21, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Online help content improvement
Replies: 4
Views: 3506

Re: Online help content improvement

void wrote:
Fri May 21, 2021 11:53 am
The Help -> Search Syntax is for a quick refresher on the syntax.
I think you missed the "Online" part in the topic title ;)
by NotNull
Fri May 21, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Updating DB via scheduled task doesn't work with a certain setting
Replies: 12
Views: 5493

Re: Updating DB via scheduled task doesn't work with a certain setting

I couldn't get a bat to run when using 'Run whether user is logged in or not' and when using a standard user account. You need logon as a batch job rights for that. A standard user account does not have this right. You can add that right through local or global policies. In the past (XP-era) there ...
by NotNull
Fri May 21, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Searching 50000 documents by content in memory?
Replies: 33
Views: 21408

Re: Searching 50000 documents by content in memory?

Note: I suspect there maybe a related issue to property indexing ?? after the crash, reopening everything reindexed properties even though it was completed successfully to index, before the crash.. When the properties were indexed, the database in RAM was updated. When Everything crashes, it does n...
by NotNull
Fri May 21, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: Problem when editing file names in the result table
Replies: 9
Views: 4681

Re: Problem when editing file names in the result table

, I will try some of the script programs To get you going, a straightforward AutoHotKey script. Select some text in Notepad++, press ALT+Z and Everything will open with that text in the search bar. Needs more finetuning, but to give you some inspiration. #If WinActive("ahk_exe notepad++.exe") || Wi...
by NotNull
Fri May 21, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Fixed] UI: Keyboard options
Replies: 8
Views: 4256

Re: UI: Keyboard options

Fixed. :thumbsup:
by NotNull
Fri May 21, 2021 10:39 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Solved] Is there any option to lock window size?
Replies: 11
Views: 10035

Re: [Solved] Is there any option to lock window size?

Another way would be to use the new -add-config command-line option.

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Everything.exe -add-config "c:\path to\position.ini"
Position.ini

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[Everything]
window_x=200
window_y=200
window_wide=640
window_high=480
by NotNull
Fri May 21, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Fixed] UI: Keyboard options
Replies: 8
Views: 4256

Re: UI: Keyboard options

version 1260 (x64) It should be fixed It is. Thanks! However .. In 1260, when pressing the CTRL+SHIFT+\ hotkey a couple of times, the window does no longer appear. That is to say: it is placed outside of view. It looks like the bottom right corner is in position 0,0 on the screen. The Everything win...
by NotNull
Thu May 20, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: GUI is too simplistic
Replies: 1
Views: 2070

Re: GUI is too simplistic

1. Why I can't do it with a single click? After enabling Menu:View > Filters, the filter bar will be shown next to the search bar. Here you can select your filters too. Or right-click the status bar and select the filter you want to acivate. 2. Why that only one category of objects can be displayed...
by NotNull
Thu May 20, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Online help content improvement
Replies: 4
Views: 3506

Re: Online help content improvement

In what regard are the provided examples of the search syntax not enough for you? For people that aren't familiar with the search syntax (yet), there is also Advanced Search (Menu: Search > Advanced Search). That makes gettng used to the powerful options of Everything a lot easier, without knowledge...
by NotNull
Thu May 20, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Everything 1.5 Alpha
Topic: [Fixed] UI: Keyboard options
Replies: 8
Views: 4256

Re: UI: Keyboard options

I should be used to this after all this time (4 years! :o ), but I'm still amazed by the speed and how accurate you dig up the root cause of an issue ('the root of all evil').

Impressive ... Respect!
by NotNull
Thu May 20, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything is not starting minimized in Windows 10
Replies: 2
Views: 2689

Re: Everything is not starting minimized in Windows 10

Installation through package managers like Scoop, Chocolatey, Ninite, AppGet, NuGet and Windows' own package manager are based on scripts provided by people like you and me. They are not official Everything packages. So there might be issues with them. Better use the installation software you can fi...