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by void
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple instances?
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

Re: Multiple instances?

There is normally two Everything.exe processes. One for the Everything Service and one of the Everything search client. If you terminate the Everything Service, please restart it by: In Everything , from the Tools menu, click Options . Click the General tab on the left. Check Store settings and data...
by void
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple instances?
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

Re: Multiple instances?

New filter example: /new.filter.locations.png Filter Name: My Filter Filter Search: "C:\Program Files\";"C:\Windows\";"C:\Users\" Just to clarify, the shortcut you create on the Desktop must specify the filter name (not the search), for example: "C:\Program Files\Everything\Everything.exe" -filter "...
by void
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple instances?
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

Re: Multiple instances?

I just noticed that my post didn't match what I wrote. There are 6 spaces between the dash and the word Microsoft, but only 1 space appeared in my post. Do I include those 6 spaces in the search? The forum will eat excess spaces, only one will be shown. Please include all spaces in your filter's se...
by void
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple instances?
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

Re: Multiple instances?

Please try the following search:

"I:\- Microsoft\Sucks big time\"|"I:\- Microsoft\As bad as Google\"


" = double quote
by void
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple instances?
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

Re: Multiple instances?

Is it possible to limit the scope of such a shortcut filter to multiple selected folders on selected drives, instead of entire drives? To set a filter search to multiple locations, simply search for the location with a trailing backslash and separate each location with | For example, to search: C:\...
by void
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple instances?
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

Re: Multiple instances?

Would doing that enable the second instance to have different option settings than the initial instance (for example, different indexed drives, different excluded filetypes, and different fonts and colors)? Yes, each instance has its own settings and data. My reason for wanting two instances is bec...
by void
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple instances?
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

Re: Multiple instances?

Thank you for your feedback. Could I have two simultaneous instances simply by running both an installed version and a portable version? No, normally, only one instance can exist at a time. Please try the following: Right click your Desktop and click New -> Shortcut . Click Browse... . Navigate to: ...
by void
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Column not showing
Replies: 0
Views: 3221

Column not showing

Issue Right clicking the result list column header and checking a column does not show that column. Cause The column width was inadvertently set to have a small width. Solution Right click the result list column header and make sure the desired column is checked. Right click the result list column ...
by void
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Index folder for context menu handler of Windows Explorer only.
Replies: 3
Views: 2643

Re: Index folder for context menu handler of Windows Explorer only.

Thank you for your feedback and suggestions. I have added to my TODO list to add a command line option to specify the folders to index. This way a context menu item could be setup to index the selected folder only. However, at this stage, this will probably be no faster than using Windows Explorer's...
by void
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything stops searching when searching file content at some point.
Replies: 4
Views: 3517

Re: Everything stops searching when searching file content at some point.

Thank you for your post and logs. Everything might be getting stuck reading the file content from a certain iFilter. Please try enabling verbose debug logging when Everything is already running: In Everything, type in the following search and press ENTER : /verbose Type in the following search and p...
by void
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Different action with Capslock
Replies: 4
Views: 3199

Re: Different action with Capslock

Everything might be running as an admin which might prevent caplocks from being passed-through. Does setting Everything to run as a standard user help?: In Everything , from the Tools menu, click Options . Click the General tab on the left. Check Everything service . Uncheck Run as administrator . C...
by void
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Support
Topic: how can I exclude files with NO extension?
Replies: 2
Views: 3397

Re: how can I exclude files with NO extension?

To exclude files with no extension from your search, include the following in your search:
.

To exclude files with no extension from your index:
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the Exclude tab on the left.
  • Change Exclude files to:
    regex:^[^.]*$
  • Click OK.
by void
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Size of font in search box
Replies: 9
Views: 6314

Re: Size of font in search box

Yes, all controls in the main window will be linked to Ctrl +/- zoom in a future release.

Thank you for your suggestion.
by void
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Different date/time layout
Replies: 5
Views: 3509

Re: Different date/time layout

implicit very low priority suggestion to make the tooltip-path multi-line if needed
I'll make the default max tooltip width slightly smaller.
I'll add an option to customize the max width of the tooltip.
Thanks for the suggestion.
by void
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Crash after sleep/hibernation
Replies: 2
Views: 3177

Re: Crash after sleep/hibernation

Thank you for your post and the debug log. Hard to say what the issue might be. I would need to see more debug information. My guess is Everything is crashing while trying to access a volume that has not completely awake? Could you please send the logs after waking the PC from sleep/hibernate? Make ...
by void
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Different date/time layout
Replies: 5
Views: 3509

Re: Different date/time layout

Thanks for sharing. Everything uses the system short date and system short time formats by default. To change these system wide formats: From the Start menu, search for control Click Control Panel . Click Region . Change short date . Change short time . If you want a more customizable format: Click ...
by void
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters
Replies: 23
Views: 7523

Re: some search won't working when the folder contains Chinese characters

Don't forget to escape spaces with double quotes ;) For example: 东西.mp4 "D:\好吃的 dongxi" As others have mentioned, you might have an easier time if you enable Match Path from the Search menu: /search.menu.match.path.png This will force Everything to match the full path and filename (instead of just t...
by void
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything Version 1.4.1.1003 (x64) is not indexing everything.
Replies: 3
Views: 4416

Re: Everything Version 1.4.1.1003 (x64) is not indexing everything.

Please make sure Everything is installed correctly: In Everything , from the Tools menu, click Options . Click the General tab on the left. Check Store settings and data in %APPDATA%\Everything . Uncheck Run as administrator . Check Everything Service . (Please make sure this is tick-checked and not...
by void
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Size of font in search box
Replies: 9
Views: 6314

Re: Size of font in search box

Changes to the Everything.ini are ignored when Everything is running. Please make sure Everything is not running when modifying your Everything.ini: In Everything , type in the following search and press ENTER : about:config This will open your Everything.ini in Notepad. In Everything , from the Fil...
by void
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Support
Topic: confused :(
Replies: 4
Views: 5877

Re: confused :(

Everything treats spaces as the AND operator. Everything is trying to search for: walk AND index* You most likely do not have any filenames starting with index and containing walk, hence the zero results. Please try searching for: "walk index*" -or walk" "index* Note the double quotes to escape the ...
by void
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: Development, plugins and third party software
Topic: Everything C# CLI Example by dipique
Replies: 0
Views: 5583

Everything C# CLI Example by dipique

CLI example of integrating the search capabilities of VoidTools Everything in C#. The logic is in a single static class that is compatible with both .Net Framework and .Net Core. Search results are provided by a non-greed iterator and each result is in an idiomatic class. https://github.com/dipique/...
by void
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Everything does not start
Replies: 0
Views: 3800

Everything does not start

Issue: Everything may not start after installing or running the portable version. The Installer may show the following error: Failed to execute user command Cause: A program prevents files named Everything.exe from running. Known programs to cause this: Windows Game Bar (If installed incorrectly) I...
by void
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Feature Request: Print result list formatted with current columns and column adjusted
Replies: 2
Views: 3008

Re: Feature Request: Print result list formatted with current columns and column adjusted

I will consider a print option from Everything. Thank you for your suggestion. For now, please export as a CSV and format in Excel (or other worksheet editor): In Everything , type in a search to limit your results Choose your properties to export by showing/hiding columns (right click the result li...
by void
Sat Jan 09, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Filter help (excluding a drive)
Replies: 2
Views: 3236

Re: Filter help (excluding a drive)

Please try creating the following filters: In Everything , from the Search menu, click Organize filters... . Select Everything and click Edit... . Change the Search to: !f: Click OK . Click New... . Change the Name to: Backup Drive Change the Search to: f: Click OK . Click OK . Now the default "Ever...
by void
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Can Everything still NOT search on Dropbox?
Replies: 3
Views: 3485

Re: Can Everything still NOT search on Dropbox?

Hi Philip Taylor,

Thank you for your offer to assist with testing Dropbox.

If you have time could you please check if Everything shows your online only files anywhere locally?

Can you access your online only files through Windows Explorer? or do you need the Dropbox app?
by void
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Can Everything still NOT search on Dropbox?
Replies: 3
Views: 3485

Re: Can Everything still NOT search on Dropbox?

Everything will index your Dropbox folder as C:\Users\<your user name>\Dropbox You might wish to add your dropbox folder as an Everything filter: In Everything , from the Search menu, click Add to filters . Change Name to: Dropbox Change Search to: "C:\Users\<your user name>\Dropbox\" -where <your u...
by void
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Does Everything work with Google Drive File Stream
Replies: 14
Views: 26858

Re: Does Everything work with Google Drive File Stream

Google Drive File System appears to work OK for me on Windows 10 X64 1903. Is your Google drive shown in Everything from Tools -> Options -> Folders -> Add? If not, please try running Everything as a standard user: In Everything , from the Tools menu, click Options . Click the General tab on the lef...
by void
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a way to limit search results?
Replies: 4
Views: 3261

Re: Is there a way to limit search results?

ES (the command line interface) may help you: es.exe <your search> -o <x> -n 1 where <your search> is your folder search and where <x> is the zero-based offset, eg for the 2nd item, use 1, for the 7th item use 6 etc.. For example, to find the 7th item in your c:\windows folder: es.exe parent:c:\win...
by void
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a way to limit search results?
Replies: 4
Views: 3261

Re: Is there a way to limit search results?

Do you want to show the 2nd/7th etc file in multiple folders?

I'll consider an option to do this.

A random sort feature is in development.
by void
Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:28 am
Forum: Support
Topic: open multiple winword.exe process in everything and EXPLORER, bad experience.
Replies: 2
Views: 3967

Re: open multiple winword.exe process in everything and EXPLORER, bad experience.

Thank you for your post. This can occur if you run Everything as an administrator. Please try running Everything as a standard user: In Everything , from the Tools menu, click Options . Click the General tab on the left. Check Everything service . Uncheck Run as administrator . Click OK . Exit Every...
by void
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Remove large white-on-green ticks from extra large thumbnails view
Replies: 4
Views: 3321

Re: Remove large white-on-green ticks from extra large thumbnails view

To disable thumbnail icon overlays in Everything:
  • In Everything, type in the following search and press ENTER:
    /thumbnail_overlay_icon=0
  • If successful, you should see thumbnail_overlay_icon=0 in the status bar for a few seconds.
by void
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: can't find when folder name has some symbol
Replies: 6
Views: 3321

Re: can't find when folder name has some symbol

Please make sure match whole words is disabled from the Search menu.



Everything currently does not treat the Ideographic Space (U+3000) as a word separator.
This will be fixed in the next major update.
by void
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Everything 1.4 User Guide / Manual as HTML/PDF
Replies: 3
Views: 3396

Everything 1.4 User Guide / Manual as HTML/PDF

A copy of the entire support wiki as a single PDF or HTML for offline viewing:

PDF
Single HTML

Compiled HTML help (CHM)
Multiple HTML
by void
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Environment variables are not refreshed
Replies: 15
Views: 8717

Re: Environment variables are not refreshed

RegenerateUserEnvironment is exported by name which makes it easy to get the address of the function.

I only need to figure out the function's prototype, which is fairly well known.
by void
Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Environment variables are not refreshed
Replies: 15
Views: 8717

Re: Environment variables are not refreshed

Control Panel -> User Accounts -> Change my environment variables
Was just looking for this, thanks!

shell32.dll:RegenerateUserEnvironment works on XP x64, Windows 7 X64 and Windows 10 1909
by void
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Environment variables are not refreshed
Replies: 15
Views: 8717

Re: Environment variables are not refreshed

Thank you for the useful information. I am trialling shell32.dll:RegenerateUserEnvironment. It is a little bit of a hack though as it is a undocumented API call. Building the environment block is fairly involved and is mostly undocumented. Windows builds the environment block from so many registry v...
by void
Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Everything 1.4.1 Beta Nightly Builds
Replies: 227
Views: 4303046

Re: Everything 1.4.1 Beta Nightly Builds

Everything-1.4.1.1003.x86.zip Everything-1.4.1.1003.x64.zip Everything-1.4.1.1003.x86.Lite.zip Everything-1.4.1.1003.x64.Lite.zip Everything-1.4.1.1003.x86-Setup.exe Everything-1.4.1.1003.x64-Setup.exe Everything-1.4.1.1003.x86.Lite-Setup.exe Everything-1.4.1.1003.x64.Lite-Setup.exe Updated localiz...
by void
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:38 am
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Environment variables are not refreshed
Replies: 15
Views: 8717

Re: Environment variables are not refreshed

The calling process specifies the environment.
When Everything is launched, the environment is inherited from the calling process or is given an up-to-date environment block.
Does Everything currently keep this "snapshot" until exited?
Currently, yes.
by void
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Environment variables are not refreshed
Replies: 15
Views: 8717

Re: Environment variables are not refreshed

Looks like users environment variables are stored in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment and system environment variables in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment It would be useful in Everything to search for %zz% and have live results. Searching for %path% in Ev...
by void
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Bug report
Topic: Environment variables are not refreshed
Replies: 15
Views: 8717

Re: Environment variables are not refreshed

Thanks for your post, I still have this on my TODO list. I would like Everything to have the same behavior as Windows Explorer, that is, a new processes will start with up-to-date environment strings. I'll look into reading the environment directly from the registry and maintaining this list from WM...
by void
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Search and run history aren't saving.
Replies: 6
Views: 3554

Re: Search and run history aren't saving.

Thanks for the debug logs. The logs show the Run History.csv.tmp is created and successfully renamed to Run History.csv. Same with the Search History.csv Is Everything saving your history now? Perhaps there is another installation conflicting with your settings and data. If you make a search/run his...
by void
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Search and run history aren't saving.
Replies: 6
Views: 3554

Re: Search and run history aren't saving.

Please make sure you only have one version of Everything installed. For example, if you have the x86 and the x64 version installed, please uninstall one. Everything only writes the database to disk when you exit Everything. Search and Run History csv files should update on disk after each change is ...
by void
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Search and run history aren't saving.
Replies: 6
Views: 3554

Re: Search and run history aren't saving.

Please make a backup of your %APPDATA%\Everything folder. Everything normally saves your history in %APPDATA%\Everything. Please make sure Everything is running as a standard user: In Everything , from the Tools menu, click Options . Click the General tab on the left. Check Store settings and data i...
by void
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Happy New Year! (from all over the world)
Replies: 9
Views: 5654

Re: Happy New Year! (from all over the world)

Happy New Year!
by void
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Connecting to an FTP for indexing.
Replies: 1
Views: 2240

Re: Connecting to an FTP for indexing.

Your FTP server must support the EVERYTHING extension (ETP).

Everything cannot index a FTP server without the EVERYTHING extension (yet).

You will need to run Everything on your server, host an ETP server and connect to that.
by void
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to keep Selected file or folder Highlighted?
Replies: 4
Views: 2344

Re: How to keep Selected file or folder Highlighted?

Everything should keep your selection after opening a file or folder. The selection might be hard to see when the window is inactive, please try changing your inactive selected color from Tools -> Options -> Fonts and colors -> Inactive Selected -> Choose a new background color. Is Everything forget...
by void
Mon Dec 28, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Support
Topic: File's and folder got corrupted / no access
Replies: 18
Views: 5402

Re: File's and folder got corrupted / no access

Thanks for the video. I only see a few KBs of reads (no writes from Everything.exe -Unless I'm missing something?) This is most likely icons or shell extension related. What type of file is shown in the File column? (you can resize the File column header to make it larger), eg: is it an ico file? Pl...
by void
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry christmas!
Replies: 1
Views: 1860

Re: Merry christmas!

Thank you for your feedback.

Glad to hear you find Everything useful!

Merry christmas and happy new year!