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1  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: DONE: Batch adjust shortcut targets on: November 15, 2014, 02:01:18 AM
Slow but steady, 4wd.  Slow but steady.
2  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: SOLVED: Explorer Context Menu to Move Selected Items to Specific Folders on: October 27, 2014, 05:17:54 AM
4wd is indeed correct.  Just by turning off the "Show all Commands in SubMenu" under the Options menu, "Move to..." now appears directly in the right-click context menu, exactly as I was wanting.

Many thanks, 4wd.

Hope others might possibly find this discussion useful.  I sure have.

Skwire, another one done.

3  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: SOLVED: Explorer Context Menu to Move Selected Items to Specific Folders on: October 27, 2014, 02:28:29 AM
Moo0 RightClicker Pro is similar to FileMenu Tools, but pay-ware.  FileMenu Tools is donation-ware.

4  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: SOLVED: Explorer Context Menu to Move Selected Items to Specific Folders on: October 27, 2014, 02:26:23 AM
A fourth point:

4)  If someone can code "MoveStuff.reg" it would be interesting to study that code, and see how it can be done.

5  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: SOLVED: Explorer Context Menu to Move Selected Items to Specific Folders on: October 26, 2014, 10:15:53 PM
FileMenu Tools is super.  I'm using it, in fact.  And the "Move to..." does in fact work.

Three points:

1)  What I ask for above would be one less step in the 'move stuff' process.

2)  For some bizarre reason FileMenu Tools pops up in the context menu in all sorts of seemingly random places.  In a long context menu (thanks to myriad goofball extra context menu entries, probably) it takes time to hunt through and find "FileMenu Tools."  What I've requested would hopefully appear consistently toward the very top of the context menu list -- I believe there is a way of designating that to be so.

3)  I'll bet a lot of other people would like the direct 'move stuff' route I suggest, as opposed to loading and configuring FileMenu Tools.


Short of what I specifically am requesting, FileMenu Tools appears to be the best bet, however.

6  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: SOLVED: Explorer Context Menu to Move Selected Items to Specific Folders on: October 26, 2014, 08:17:24 PM
All appreciated advice, Iain.  What would be involved in meeting my specific request would be a registry entry, a somewhat complicated one.

Coded and saved to file: MoveStuff.reg

One double-clicks on that file, and..., presto, from then on the context menu will contain "Move to..." after selecting various items, and a set of sub-menu folders to choose from.

MoveStuff.reg would have to be open to editing, so that people could put in their own folders, and change around as needed over time.

In order to write such a file a 'programmer' would have to have some intimate knowledge writing registry entries.

7  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / SOLVED: Explorer Context Menu to Move Selected Items to Specific Folders on: October 24, 2014, 03:40:51 AM
For XP there was such a free program, called FolderTargets.  Unfortunately it does not work at all in Windows 8.1.

I can't find any program out there that can replace it.

Idea is to select some items, folders or files.  Right-click on them.  In context menu there will be an item:  Move to...

Putting the mouse pointer on that ("Move to..."), a sub-menu will come up, listing various pre-defined 'targets' to move the selected items to.

Click on one of those, and the selected items will head to the proper folder.  Lickety split.

Example:

Move to...
     Books
     Music
     Video

Furthermore, if possible, the "Move to..." should be placed at the TOP of the context menu list that pops up, or close to the top.  (Less searching for it among the other riff-raff.)

The key is to have the sub-menu with the specific target folders.  It's a pain searching for these if they are not right at hand in such a sub-menu.

Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

Nicholas Kormanik

8  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: DONE: Batch adjust shortcut targets on: September 29, 2014, 07:17:36 PM
Glad BSM is being kept alive.  It's a much needed addition to our tool set.

9  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: DONE: Req: (Autohotkey script ): auto unzip zip files in a folder recursively ? on: August 28, 2014, 03:21:47 AM
Slightly different request, Skwire....  Instead of asking for a destination folder, and creating a different directory structure.

I would prefer that any archive simply be replaced with an unarchived folder, or the contents of the archive.  In place, in present directory structure.

This is what the old program unziplify did (no longer available, and apparently stopped working due to some Windows system upgrade).

What do you think?

Thanks!

10  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: DONE: Basic Pop-Up Notice/Reminder Window on: July 15, 2014, 11:56:14 PM
Excellent!

Skwire, another winner.

11  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: DONE: Basic Pop-Up Notice/Reminder Window on: July 15, 2014, 12:26:06 AM
Definitely cool, Chris.  Amazing that you were able to come up with it so fast.  Great going.  Everything I asked for, and more.

Thanks to 4wd and wraith808 for your suggestions.

Chris, only one question remains.  Certainly I can have multiple folders of MessagePop -- each one for some particular message.  Not a problem.  But let's just suppose a user wants to store *five* messages, and doesn't think of creating five different MessagePop folders.  What might you suggest to that person?

As said, not an issue as far as I'm concerned.  But just a thought.

Thanks again, Chris, big time.

12  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / DONE: Basic Pop-Up Notice/Reminder Window on: July 14, 2014, 02:28:47 AM
I'd like to use the built-in Windows Scheduled Tasks to put in certain reminders.

When a particular date/time arrives..., a window will pop up on the screen, with text.

Characteristics of the pop-up window:

-- Centered on the screen
-- Regular window with x in right-hand corner that user can press on to dismiss
-- Ability to control font size.  Would like a large-sized font -- perhaps 40-point
-- Possibly allow for setting background color -- perhaps a nice light blue

Ideally there would be an .ini file, in which one could place the message text, and the above parameters, like font-size, background color, etc.

As this request seems pretty basic, I'd guess there already exists such a program.  If that's the case, please tell me.

I don't want any scheduling, etc., as Windows Scheduled Tasks already handles that.  What's requested is just a very basic pop-up window with text.

Thanks much,
Nicholas Kormanik

13  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: SOLVED: Copy massive folder/file directory.... on: June 23, 2014, 05:04:17 PM
Mission accomplished.

FastCopy did the trick.  Using following parameters:  Buffer Size=64 MB; Max I/O Size=8 MB; Use OS buffer for reading.

No hiccups.  "Job Finished" message at end.

Thanks for all the input above, folks.  Greatly appreciate it.

14  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: SOLVED: Copy massive folder/file directory.... on: June 23, 2014, 12:15:07 AM
Good idea, Skwire.  I sure could use a clue or two.

And, lanux128, disk scan seems totally reasonable.  What I'm actually copying from, though, is a mounted Acronis backup (disk image from another computer, old XP system).

15  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: SOLVED: Copy massive folder/file directory.... on: June 22, 2014, 11:35:44 PM
Teracopy chokes after as little as 10 gig.  Consistently.  Every time.

Just tried FastCopy.  Went into the other room to eat dinner.  Came back and computer had rebooted.

Good grief.

16  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / SOLVED: Copy massive folder/file directory.... on: June 22, 2014, 09:08:20 PM
Task seems pretty straight-forward:

One hard disk.  Two partitions.

On Partition 1 is folder PF1.  On Partition 2 is folder PF2.

In PF2 resides a complicated folder-file-structure set totaling 400 gigabytes.

Challenge:

Copy contents of PF2 to PF1.

Results must be PF2=PF1.  No errors.  Same total number of files and folders, as seen in Windows Explorer, Properties.

=====

System is Windows 7, 64-bit.  8 gigs memory.  Plenty of room on hard disk.

=====

Problem is, Windows chokes.  Gets part way through the task, then stops.  Computer sometimes automatically reboots (what an a**hole!).

As you can imagine, unless the task gets 100% completed, with some final message saying so, trust and confidence is shattered.

I've been searching for answers and other possible programs to use.  So still hopeful.

Just wanted to put this thread out there.  Any thoughts and observations welcome.

Nicholas Kormanik

17  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: Efficiently view set of .htm files, one after another on: May 09, 2014, 08:01:22 PM
How about that.  Well, another reason to upgrade to W7.  Hmmm.

No worries about kludgy.  Simply works is all I care about.

Super idea, not only for me, but for others out there.  As said, surprised no one has accomplished this before.

18  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: Efficiently view set of .htm files, one after another on: May 09, 2014, 12:15:17 AM
Quickly made it through all 1000 .htm files stored on hard disk..., and without a single error message popping up.

So, being able to handle URLs would be frosting on top.  Not totally crucial, as it appears there's more to it than one might think.

19  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: Efficiently view set of .htm files, one after another on: May 08, 2014, 11:47:23 PM
Yes, consistently.  I only tried a handful of URLs, though, so far.

I'll PM you one to begin with...

20  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: Efficiently view set of .htm files, one after another on: May 08, 2014, 07:09:12 PM
Mass HTM Viewer does seem to work better now on stored .htm files.  Thanks!

And great to see the inclusion of URL links, too.

Appears URL links are trickier for the embedded browser.  Sometimes a message appears in status bar at bottom... "Waiting for...."  And that never ends.  Web browser freezes.  Have to use Windows Task Manager to kill entire program.

Other websites with no status bar message simply cause Mass HTM Viewer to freeze up.  Have to, once again, use Windows Task Manager to kill program.

21  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: Efficiently view set of .htm files, one after another on: May 05, 2014, 09:21:36 PM
Wow, that's sure beats dragging and dropping, Skwire.  And so fast acting.  Views are instantaneous.  Thanks very much.

Some of the .htm pages apparently give Mass HTM Viewer heartburn -- an error message pops up wanting to know if the 'script' should continue.  Most pages are fine, though.

Hope you can do your magic with URL files (web bookmark files) as well.

Great work, Skwire.  Another winner.

22  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: Efficiently view set of .htm files, one after another on: May 03, 2014, 02:07:36 AM
MilesAhead, I made it to "cheesy"....

Thank God for programmers.

23  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: Efficiently view set of .htm files, one after another on: May 02, 2014, 04:54:12 PM
Skwire, not an issue at all, from my standpoint.  I'd love to see it.

What mouser suggests -- a list of .htm or url link files at one side of screen, arrow down or up to view the .htm files in the other part of the screen -- sounds good.  Only issue there would be giving up the screen real estate that the list of files would require.  But, still, nice idea.

Surprised there isn't already a way to do this....

24  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Efficiently view set of .htm files, one after another on: May 01, 2014, 08:01:27 PM
I have a set of 1000 .htm files in a folder.  I'd like to quickly and efficiently view each of these in my web browser (Chrome), one after the other.

As of present I drag each file onto the browser window.  That keeps only one tab open and active.

x1000 drags.  What a drag.

What I would prefer..., is to use, say, the up-arrow key or right-arrow key to automatically bring next-in-line .htm file in.

So, just single press, arrow key, next file loaded, in single tab.  Arrow key, arrow key, arrow key.

Easy peasy.

I do this with images in an image viewing program.  I'd like to be able to do the same with .htm files.

(and, ideally, a set of web links in a folder as well)

Does anyone know of a way to do this?  Or some other great approach?  Seems pretty basic, huh?  Surely others have seen the potential utility.  And, if not, maybe someone can write a little program?

Thanks much.

Nicholas Kormanik

25  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2010 / Re: NANY 2010 Release: ClipTrap on: April 24, 2014, 09:49:32 PM
Well, I use my mouse for highlighting (mostly from Internet sites), and copying.

To test, I changed mice.  Same result.  Anything I copied appears 3 times in ClipTrap.
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