hard links - info about other hard links to same files?

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jimspoon
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hard links - info about other hard links to same files?

Post by jimspoon » 2019 Aug 02, 05:13

Can xplorer2 be made to display the other hard link pathnames for files shown in a pane? In a details pane, or in a scrap container? I know I can use the Links column to display files with >1 link in a scrap container, but is it possible to sort them so that all the hard links for each file are displayed together, i.e. consecutively? When browsing files in a pane, it would be great to be alerted to the fact that a file has other hard links to it, to be able to jump to them and manage them easily.

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Re: hard links - info about other hard links to same files?

Post by nikos » 2019 Aug 02, 19:25

I have a todo note to create a feature like this one day. In the meantime you can use this external tool

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fsutil hardlink list MyFileName.txt
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/window ... l-hardlink

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Re: hard links - info about other hard links to same files?

Post by RightPaddock » 2019 Aug 12, 09:18

jimspoon wrote:
2019 Aug 02, 05:13
Can xplorer2 be made to display the other hard link pathnames for files ....
Have a look at Link Shell Extension, it can give you this:-

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Re: hard links - info about other hard links to same files?

Post by johngalt » 2019 Aug 23, 14:01

Another vote for Link Shell Extension - not only does it add extra info to the link properties, it makes actually creating links / junctions etc. much easier from directly in Explorer - and works extremely well when used from inside Xplorer² as well.
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