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Archive for the ‘Everything by VoidTools’ Category

Everything force rescan all volumes – via voidtools forum

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/02/08

Sometimes the Everything search tool gets out of sync with the actual contents on disk, so this tip from [WayBack] Everything 1.3.1.636b does not “refresh” – voidtools forum will rescan all volumes and update the database:

To rebuild the Everything database:

  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the Indexes tab.
  • Click Force Rebuild.

If that fails, you can always remove/add the volumes:

–jeroen

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A choco install list

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/02/03

Sometimes I forget the choco install mnemonics for various tools, so here is a small list below.

Of course you have to start with an administrative command prompt, and have a basic Chocolatey Installation in place.

If you want to clean cruft:

choco install --yes choco-cleaner

Basic install:

choco install --yes 7zip
choco install --yes everything
choco install --yes notepadplusplus
choco install --yes beyondcompare
choco install --yes git.install --params "/GitAndUnixToolsOnPath /NoGitLfs /SChannel /NoAutoCrlf /WindowsTerminal"
choco install --yes hg
choco install --yes sourcetree
choco install --yes sysinternals

For VMs (pic one):

choco install --yes vmware-tools
choco install --yes virtio-drivers

For browsing (not sure yet about Chrome as that one has a non-admin installer as well):

choco install --yes firefox

For file transfer (though be aware that some versions of Filezilla contained adware):

choco install --yes filezilla
choco install --yes winscp

For coding:

choco install --yes vscode
choco install --yes atom

For SQL server:

choco install --yes sql-server-management-studio

For web development / power user:

choco install --yes fiddler

For SOAP and REST:

choco install --yes soapui

If you don’t like manually downloading SequoiaView at gist.github.com/jpluimers/b0df9c2dba49010454ca6df406bc5f3d (e8efd031d667de8a1808d6ea73548d77949e7864.zip):

choco install --yes windirstat

For drawing, image manipulation (paint.net last, as it needs a UI action):

choco install --yes gimp
choco install --yes imagemagick
choco install --yes paint.net

For ISO image mounting in pre Windows 10:

choco install --yes wincdemu

For hard disk management:

choco install --yes hdtune
choco install --yes seatools
choco install --yes speedfan

For Fujitsu ScanSnap scanners (not sure yet this includes PDF support):

choco install --yes scansnapmanager

–jeroen

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“cushion treemap” delphi – Google Search

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/05/06

For my link archive below a few links from “cushion treemap” delphi – Google Search.

The reason: I like Sequoiaview a lot, but it has a few issues (of which I wrote in SequoiaView Homepage) and lacks a few things too.

WinDirStat is nice, but could be a lot cleaner. Both lack one feature I’d love to have: light-weight automatic updating on NTFS volumes.

Everything does the latter, but does not do graphical output as it is focused on being a blindingly fast indexing and searching tool (I like it a lot so there is even a category on my blog for it: Everything by VoidTools).

It would be cool if both could be hooked together, which would require a cushion treemap in Delphi and an API to access the Everything database.

So here are links that might help with the first:

–jeroen

 

 

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Call Everything with search pattern as parameter? – voidtools forum

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/03/25

[WayBack] Call Everything with search pattern as parameter? – voidtools forum:

C:\Program Files\Everything\Everything.exe -search """aaa bbb"""

The extra quotes are needed to get through 2 layers of de-quoting.

Related: [WayBack] How to apply quotes from the command line – voidtools forum

–jeroen

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Ctrl-T — www.voidtools.com • View topic – Everything window is ‘Always On Top’

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/03/17

If you use everything search from VoidTools, then don’t be surprised that pressing Ctrl-T makes it “Always On Top”:

Ctrl-T sets

Ctrl-T sets “Always On Top”

Of course this is not defined in “Tools” -> “Options”.

I forgot in which version this was introduced, as in the past I never stumbled over it on keyboards that have Ctrl and Alt reversed.

–jeroen

via: www.voidtools.com • View topic – Everything window is ‘Always On Top’

 

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