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Archive for September 13th, 2010

Windows filename search replacement: Everything

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/09/13

When searching for files, I almost exclusively search for filenames.
This becomes easier when naming files carefully (like “20100525 – PSO – KONING en HARTMAN – Windows Embedded Standard 7 Seminar – WES7.pdf”, “The Delphi Developers Guide to”, “20090226-Jeroen-Pluimers-BASTA-Shoot-M-Up” or “bo.Windows.Forms.SendPololuCommands.csproj”).
I know those filenames are long, and sometimes you bump into tools that suffer from MAX_PATH pathname length issues, but most built-in Windows functionality is OK with this, and the quality tools are too.

Finding files that I know is crucial for me, regardless of the file attributes (hidden, system, et cetera) or filename extension. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Everything by VoidTools, Power User, Windows | 3 Comments »

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