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Last post Author Topic: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread  (Read 58860 times)

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #50 on: January 06, 2011, 03:43:34 PM »
thats a neat idea.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #51 on: January 25, 2011, 06:53:31 AM »
I have migrated to a new laptop with Windows7 (64-bit).
FARR just will not load, even after re-installation.

Error on FARR loading:
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Find&Run Robot
Find&Run Robot has stopped working
Windows is checking for a solution to the problem...

Any ideas on how to fix or work around this would be gratefully received.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #52 on: January 25, 2011, 12:44:28 PM »
FARR should run just fine on windows 7 (64bit or not).

Did you copy over settings from a previous install?

Try deleting all of the files in the FindAndRunRobot Programs directory, and in the FindAndRunRobot subdirectory in your documents area and then reinstalling.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #53 on: January 26, 2011, 04:01:01 AM »
@mouser:
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Did you copy over settings from a previous install?
Yes, I did.
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Try deleting all of the files in the FindAndRunRobot Programs directory, and in the FindAndRunRobot subdirectory in your documents area and then reinstalling.
Many thanks! That did it!     :Thmbsup:
I tidied up the installation a bit too, whilst I was at it:
  • putting a "Keys" folder in the FARR directory
  • removing FARR-related stuff from "My Documents" into the Keys folder
  • pointing to the Keys folder in the file ConfigDir.ini
  • putting dcupdater into the FARR directory.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #54 on: February 02, 2011, 11:37:44 AM »
thanks for the bug reports dnknitro, all seem reasonable and accurate.

the only one that i think is not a bug is:
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One more issue - is there a possibility to ultimately disable FARR's search through the all disks in the system? I would like to make FARR search _only_ within folders, defined in the Program Options->Lists->Search Folders?

farr will only search those folders.. something else must be happening if it is searching elsewhere.. maybe because of an item in your history.

after new year i will release some substantial farr updates, so hang on until then!
parameters case is fixed, thanks. However, another, more annoying, bug with "No Disk" error is still present - see attachment.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #55 on: February 02, 2011, 11:56:51 PM »
that no disk error that happens when FARR tries to access a removable disk is at the very top of my to do list for this week.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #56 on: February 05, 2011, 07:38:16 AM »
dnknitro and others suffering from the "No Disk" error please see this thread: http://www.donationc...ndex.php?topic=25525

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #57 on: February 06, 2011, 06:20:43 AM »
Looks like the "No Disk in Drive" errors are now solved as of v2.96.01.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #58 on: March 10, 2011, 04:01:27 AM »
I tried to use FARRGoogleCalendar  with farr and i got 2 errors
P.S my pass word is ok!!
« Last Edit: March 10, 2011, 04:05:26 AM by limelect »

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #59 on: March 14, 2011, 09:37:48 PM »
There is a program called Listary at this linke.  It has the ability to provide a search box inside Explorer windows and Save/Open dialog boxes.  It would be nice if FARR can that kind of integration too.
So basically, when inside an Open/Save dialog box, you can call up a stripped down version of FARR so search for files and folders, which I guess should not be limited to what is indicated by what is set in Search Folders.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #60 on: March 16, 2011, 10:56:17 PM »
I would like to be able to enter numbers via the number pad and use the Ctrl/Alt/Ctrl+Alt number pad combo to launch actual items in the search list.
Or even launch items with the number row, and the ones with modifiers work with the number pad.  Or vice versa.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #61 on: March 26, 2011, 03:32:02 PM »
I suggest keyboard shortcuts to be presented on the option that have that functionality

Example:
In FARR Context Menu, the option "Shell Context Menu.." could be replaced with ""Shell Context Menu..   Ctrl+P"

Congratulations for this great application. :)

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #62 on: March 26, 2011, 03:32:48 PM »
I suggest to merge Farr Context menu with Shell Context menu as both have important options.

Congratulations for this great application. :)



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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #63 on: March 26, 2011, 03:35:20 PM »
Is it possible to search/launch Opera or Chrome bookmarks?

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #64 on: March 26, 2011, 03:47:17 PM »
I would like to use FARR together with the Dropbox so that I can use it on my Personal Laptop, Media Center Laptop and Office Laptop and have everything updated.
(I use portable versions and every time that an update is released I have to update all of them)

The general settings are the same but there are difference the search folders settings.

Maybe a solution would be to implement filters in the folder searching definitions (Similar to the file type filtering) to restrict that search to specific computer names

Congratulations for this great application. :)

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #65 on: March 26, 2011, 03:51:28 PM »
On specific Folders that I have text files, I would like to have the option to search the content of the file as well. (maybe with a keyword modifier)

Example:

When searching "Fight Club" I would like to get the result :"C:\my .txt\My Movies.txt

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #66 on: March 27, 2011, 02:27:08 AM »
Welcome to the site Filipe! and thank you for the suggestions.

Some quick thoughts about some of them:

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the option "Shell Context Menu.." could be replaced with ""Shell Context Menu..   Ctrl+P"
excellent idea, will add.

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Is it possible to search/launch Opera or Chrome bookmarks?
there is a plugin called FarrFox that can search ie/ff (with tweak)/opera bookmarks.  maybe chrome can be added.



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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #67 on: March 27, 2011, 06:51:13 AM »
Thank you so much for your comments and tips.
Have a great weekend :D

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #68 on: March 27, 2011, 06:52:35 AM »
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On specific Folders that I have text files, I would like to have the option to search the content of the file as well. (maybe with a keyword modifier). Example: When searching "Fight Club" I would like to get the result :"C:\my .txt\My Movies.txt

While FARR does not as a rule do searching in files, you can do this using two different techniques in farr i think.

The first is to use a plugin, table data search, in czb's pack: http://www.donationc...ex.php?topic=17153.0 (table data search plugin).

The second way is that you can make an alias that grabs it's contents from a text file and let's you narrow down the results within that.  To learn how to do that read about the filecontents alias command here:http://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?topic=17270.0 (and also  http://www.donationc...ex.php?topic=17260.0 )
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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #69 on: March 27, 2011, 01:28:51 PM »
Thank you so much for your comments and tips.
Have a great weekend   :Thmbsup:

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #70 on: April 08, 2011, 04:36:33 AM »
Feature request.
A simple inbuilt timer (or a very simple plugin)
the only one I can find is part of a compicated pack Cz..   and it crashes FARR

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #71 on: April 13, 2011, 07:16:06 AM »
I accidentally left the caps lock key on and my entry into FARR didn't match what I typed.  FARR is case sensitive.  I'd like an option to make it case insensitive and actually think this should be the default, as the base OS is case insentitive.  I am aware that FARR uses regex pattern matching, so what I am suggesting is that a /i be inplied unless otherwise indicated.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #72 on: April 13, 2011, 07:18:50 AM »
thats a very good point.  can anyone think of cases where they wouldn't want the alias regex matching to be case insensitive?  if not i will make it case insensitive.

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #73 on: April 28, 2011, 10:42:55 AM »
It would be good if FARR remember history _including_ command line parameters. Can this be done?

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Re: FARR v2 - Official Bug Tracking and Feature Request Thread
« Reply #74 on: May 04, 2011, 10:24:02 PM »
Hi, before I articulate my question I'd just like to say that I love this program. It makes my computer life so much better!

So I'm running windows 7 through parallels on an iMac and am encountering problems when the program tries to save configuration changes to 'findandrunrobot.ini.tmp'. The reason, I think, is that it's trying to write to a virtual hd (\\.psf\Home\Documents\DonationCoder\FindAndRunRobot\FindAndRunRobot.ini.tmp) that can't be written to. Is there a way for me to specify where this file is kept so I don't run into this problem?

I have hte same problem for the 'FarrTroubleshooting.log' file.

Thanks in advance for entertaining my questions.
    Sincerely,
         Alex