Local search help

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kinnik
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Local search help

Post by kinnik » 2006 Nov 14, 05:57

Every time i search at the second time,xplorer2 switch to Local search mode automatically,then i need to uncheck the box for doing a full search.

Would it be possible to make full search in default?
I am using v1.4

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Post by fgagnon » 2006 Nov 14, 06:54

By design, Local search is used only for when you search a second time (i.e. within the previous results).
If you want to institute an entirely new search, first return to the main x2 window.

PS - you should download the latest version (1.6.5.0)  There is no additional charge to registered users of the PRO version.

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Post by peregryne » 2011 Jun 24, 21:18

I find this pretty annoying :|  I wish there was an option to disable it.  I find it a little presumptuous for x2 to assume I want to follow every folder search with a local search.

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Post by nikos » 2011 Jun 25, 03:56

help yourself: launch the 2nd search from xplorer2 main window not some used up scrap window

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Post by peregryne » 2011 Jun 25, 15:18

thanks Nikos - I don't like that but I still love ya ;)

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Re: Local search help

Post by Nog69 » 2014 Feb 24, 00:16

I have to agree with the others on this one. I frequently have to perform numerous searches in folders for different files/folders. It is extremely time consuming and fatiguing to have to manually remove the check from the Local Search box. Unfortunately, this is actually much faster and fewer steps than opening a new search window, so neither are good solutions for those who have to perform many searches during a task. I find myself reverting back to Win7 explorer (shudder) to do these search tasks, because it's less fatiguing. Please, please, please give us an option to turn off the Local Search as a default. Thank you!

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Re: Local search help

Post by nikos » 2014 Feb 24, 08:45

how about ctrl+A, followed by DEL (empty the pane), then you press ctrl+F

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Re: Local search help

Post by profess » 2014 Feb 24, 21:29

on the rare occasion i re-use a scrap to search, i press Alt+L, Alt+N (Alt+L to uncheck local search, Alt+N to put the cursor in the name box)
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