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by mjbrookes
2019 Jul 10, 13:56
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: Deleting duplicate files fails
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Deleting duplicate files fails

Hi Nikos, yes it does work on a smaller selection ... so I conclude that the problem was indeed trying to stuff 17GB into the recycle bin..... I had previously read your blog posts about > Tools > check duplicates and had noted your comment of the importance of using Ctrl+Del in the scrap window to ...
by mjbrookes
2019 Jul 10, 10:41
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: Quick Filter Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Re: Quick Filter Ideas

Ahhh, see, what I am asking for via the ESC functionality is handled by F2. True, but I think pressing ESC is more intuitive - user friendly. I didn't know about F2 either, but I had tried ESC with no apparent effect It seems that the ESC has no function in this situation ... So I would vote to mak...
by mjbrookes
2019 Jul 08, 15:32
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: Quick Filter Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Re: Quick Filter Ideas

Tools > Advanced options ... >> ... Layout Settings > General > incremental search auto filter If set to "5" then when typing characters within a folder the quick-filter will not be toggled until you have typed 5 characters. (Thanks are due to Nikos for teaching me, and giving me this chance to show...
by mjbrookes
2019 Jul 08, 15:19
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: Deleting duplicate files fails
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Deleting duplicate files fails

I have inherited 26GB of digital files from my late father. After some sorting Out I am left with 20596 files in 1044 folders using 25,834,611,695 bytes of space when I use > Tools > Check Duplicates I get a scrap container which reports 20563 files using 25,832,156,833 of space (good enough :-) ) u...
by mjbrookes
2019 Jul 08, 09:05
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: You should add a link to your website to your Youtube videos
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: You should add a link to your website to your Youtube videos

I would like to suggest adding a matching link visible on the web page https://www.zabkat.com/x2support.htm perhaps at the bottom of the Left-hand-panel menu TO .... ... List of xplorer2 videos ... Xplorer2 on YouTube no doubt such a list is available elsewhere, but this is where I go to look for it.
by mjbrookes
2019 Jul 08, 08:52
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: Quick Filter Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Re: Quick Filter Ideas

After re-reading your post I think I understand better why it is difficult. however I would like to suggest it would be worthwhile effort ... :D I usually only notice that I have entered the quick-filter-characters for the wrong pane after typing a few characters and the Active pane performs the req...
by mjbrookes
2019 Jun 25, 08:27
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: Quick Filter Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Re: Quick Filter Ideas

ok, thanks
by mjbrookes
2019 Jun 14, 13:18
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: Quick Filter Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Quick Filter Ideas

1) When I click within the Quick Filter box (part of the Address Toolbar) Can I get Xplorer2 to provide a drop-down list of the last 10 -20 most recently used filters? 2) I frequently type in a Quick Filter when I want the filter to apply to the INactive Pane. Yes I know this is my fault :-) But is ...
by mjbrookes
2019 Apr 17, 05:09
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing
Replies: 15
Views: 279

Re: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing

Ooohh good
I am an innocent bystander;
not an instigator!
:shifty:

I'll keep an eye out for the beta later in the year

Regards
Mark
by mjbrookes
2019 Apr 17, 05:02
Forum: Report problems with the board here.
Topic: can no longer attach files/screen-prints ?
Replies: 1
Views: 109

can no longer attach files/screen-prints ?

(2019-04-17)
can no longer Upload/attach
files such as screen-prints
to topic messages
from my local computer
... is this intentional?
by mjbrookes
2019 Apr 16, 10:55
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing
Replies: 15
Views: 279

Re: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing

Thats an interesting idea.
I have not been involved with betas before,
how do I get involved?
by mjbrookes
2019 Apr 16, 10:02
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing
Replies: 15
Views: 279

Re: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing

extra idea: I do not use the Ultimate version. but I wonder if the programmable column already does some of what I would like? perhaps I could build the column contents I want with the programmable column, and then mass rename copy those contents to another field/attribute so that they are attached ...
by mjbrookes
2019 Apr 16, 09:57
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing
Replies: 15
Views: 279

Re: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing

agreed; I have already added 'Album' to my filename by using:- mode ------------------------------------------------ Match & replace part What to Match: (find text)----------------------- $B Target replace template: (replace text) ------ $B__${album} previously, when I said "(select from drop down) ...
by mjbrookes
2019 Apr 15, 11:56
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: Macro to rename file attributes
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Macro to rename file attributes

Thank you Nikos; in the end I used:- # goto next file # Rename file - comment # Start - goto fileNameList in Active Panel - select file ABOVE target file GETFOCUS SENDKEY down # select next item COMMAND 32792 #F2-rename getfocus # edit control sendkey tab getfocus # edit control sendkey tab and beca...
by mjbrookes
2019 Apr 15, 11:39
Forum: xplorer² Professional
Topic: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing
Replies: 15
Views: 279

Re: custom columns - multi file multi-column editing? - attributes editing

but you gave me an idea for the next version! How about something like:- Mass rename wizard Source field :.................................... Mode :............... Destination field : (select from drop down)......................(whole).............(select from drop down) ............................