toggling between exclude enabled/disabled

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ry4nStL
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toggling between exclude enabled/disabled

Post by ry4nStL » Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:45 pm

i exclude windows/program files/appdata/etc folders, but occasionally i want to see contents of these folders (ie what did program install) so I'm left with going into options and unchecking all my excluded settings. Is there a command to toggle between these two states? thank you

void
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Re: toggling between exclude enabled/disabled

Post by void » Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:00 pm

There's the toggle in Tools -> Options -> Exclude -> Enable exclude list, which you probably already know about.
When toggling this option, the entire database must be rebuilt.

Another way to exclude these folders is with a filter:
  • In Everything, from the Search menu, click Add to filters...
  • Type in a name, eg: Non System
  • Set the search to:
    !"c:\windows\" !"c:\Program files\" !"c:\program files (x86)\" !"\appdata\"
  • Click OK.
  • From the Search menu, click your new filter.
To show everything:
  • From the Search menu, click Everything.
To make your new filter the default filter:
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the Home tab.
  • Change filter to your new filter
  • Click OK.

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