Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

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tuska
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Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by tuska » Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:37 am

Hi,

View > Go To > Show All History
I don't understand why my "Organize Search History" window is empty and remains empty, even after I have performed an import.

The entries in the file "Search History.csv" can be accessed via the dropdown arrow, located to the right of the input line.
"Search History.csv" has more than 500 entries...

I use "Everything - Version 1.4.1.914 (x64)" portable in the following location:
D:\Daten\Programme\TotalCommander\TCD_USB-Stick\TC32-64USB\Tools\Everything\Everything-portabel\Everything.exe
D:\Daten\Programme\TotalCommander\TCD_USB-Stick\TC32-64USB\Tools\Everything\Everything-portabel\Everything.ini

I.e. under
%APPDATA%\Everything
%APPDATA%\Roaming
there are no entries of "Everything".

Settings:
Search History
☑ Enable search history
☑ Keep search history for 60 days

Run History
☑ Enable run history

Keyboard
View | Go To | Show All History
CTRL+SHIFT+H (Global)
CTRL+H (Global)

Thank you in advance for the support.
Last edited by tuska on Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:41 pm, edited 2 times in total.

NotNull
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Re: Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by NotNull » Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:29 am

First thought: there is a max #lines that are supported. There probably is, but I just created a search history.csv with over 1024 entries: no problems.

Second thought: Somehow the columns in the Organize Search History GUI all have width 0 (zero).
If you don't see the column headers (Suchname, Anzahl, usw), you can drag the columns to their original width

-or-

Delete these entries from Everything.ini (when Everything is not running):

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search_history_x=473
	Line 351: search_history_y=161
	Line 352: search_history_wide=608
	Line 353: search_history_high=423
	Line 354: search_history_column_search_wide=208
	Line 355: search_history_column_search_order=0
	Line 356: search_history_column_count_wide=128
	Line 357: search_history_column_count_order=1
	Line 358: search_history_column_date_wide=128
	Line 359: search_history_column_date_order=2
(the lne numbers are by approximation; they vary between Everything versions)

That will reset those entries to their default values.


Third thought: No, not at the moment ...



BTW1:
tuska wrote:"Search History.csv" has more than 500 entries...☑ Keep search history for 60 days
A heavy user! :D

BTW2: Really like the checkboxes. How did you create those?
Last edited by NotNull on Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:18 am, edited 2 times in total.

tuska
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Re: Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by tuska » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:14 am

NotNull wrote:Second thought: Somehow the columns in the Organize Search History GUI all have width 0 (zero).
You can drag the columns to their original width
I didn't find any column dividers to draw.
NotNull wrote:Delete these entries from Everything.ini ...
That brought the entries back to light. Thank you!
However, this does not seem to be the standard procedure. :roll:
NotNull wrote:BTW2: Really like the checkboxes. How did you create those?
I have searched very long in the charmap.exe until I have found the desired entries, e.g.
☑ ☒ ✔ ✓ ✕ ✖ ✗ ✘ 〓 ‖ ⁞ ⬛ ■ ■ ≤ ≥

Thanks again for the prompt support!

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Re: Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by NotNull » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:34 am

tuska wrote:Thanks again for the prompt support!
You're welcome!
However, this does not seem to be the standard procedure. :roll:
Somehow a screencapture misses the "change column width" mouse cursor, so I can't show it to you. But ...
If you position your cursor in the top left corner of the box where your searches should be displayed, the cursor changes into a "change column width" cursor. Drag this one to the right to reveal the column. Repeat this for all columns.
Not a very clear instruction, so I added the INI-way :)
I have searched very long in the charmap.exe until I have found the desired entries, e.g.
☑ ☒ ✔ ✓ ✕ ✖ ✗ ✘ 〓 ‖ ⁞ ⬛ ■ ■ ≤ ≥
Clever. Thanks!!

tuska
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Re: Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by tuska » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:44 am

NotNull wrote:
However, this does not seem to be the standard procedure. :roll:
Somehow a screencapture misses the "change column width" mouse cursor, so I can't show it to you. But ...
If you position your cursor in the top left corner of the box where your searches should be displayed, the cursor changes into a "change column width" cursor. Drag this one to the right to reveal the column. Repeat this for all columns.
Not a very clear instruction, so I added the INI-way :)
Thanks, I'll try that next time.

I have to mention about "Organize Search History" that "Everything" doesn't remember the column width you set -
even if you quit "Everything" and restart it.

(I have full write access to the Everything.ini)
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Re: [Solved] Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by NotNull » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:00 pm

Enter this command on the Everything search bar:
/search_history_column_search_wide
(followed by pressing Enter)

For a couple of seconds the current value will be shown on the statusbar


Change the width of the "Search" column and re-enter the previous command.
Does the value change?

tuska
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Re: [Solved] Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by tuska » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:13 pm

Yes, with each new call of the window the value is increased, i.e. the columns become wider.

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/search_history_column_search_wide <enter>  300 Ctrl+H, OK
/search_history_column_search_wide <enter>  375 Ctrl+H, OK
/search_history_column_search_wide <enter>  468 Ctrl+H, OK
/search_history_column_search_wide <enter>  585

NotNull
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Re: [Solved] Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by NotNull » Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:19 pm

Then I have no idea.
The only thing that I can think of is that your Everything.ini is locked. Either because it is read-only or because it is opened in some other program, like your editor.
Otherwise: clueless ...

tuska
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Re: Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by tuska » Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:35 pm

NotNull wrote:… The only thing that I can think of is that your Everything.ini is locked. Either because it is read-only or because it is opened in some other program, like your editor.
No and no (as said above: (I have full write access to the Everything.ini)).

For me, however, this explains why I no longer saw the column dividers,
as these have already been pushed far to the right.

In addition, I would like to add that in my opinion, the scroll bar below is currently
- according to the longest search entry
- does not depend on the column width settings

With me this presents then as follows:
- I see all 3 columns
- the scrolling bar has 0.5 cm of a total of possible 14.5 cm, but after the date column nothing comes any more

EDIT:
Maybe I should mention that in the "Organize Search History" there is a stored search with 623 characters.
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Re: Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by void » Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:49 am

Fixed an issue with restoring column widths when using a high display dpi in Everything 1.4.1.917.

Eventually the column widths would grow soo large they would not be visible at all.

tuska
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Re: Content of "Organize Search History"-window: Empty

Post by tuska » Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:57 am

void wrote:Fixed an issue with restoring column widths when using a high display dpi in Everything 1.4.1.917.
Thank you for the prompt fix!

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