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Author Topic: question about search folders options  (Read 3245 times)

nitrix-ud

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question about search folders options
« on: March 16, 2009, 03:10:55 AM »
hi

is there a way to remove folders from results ? (globally)

[feature request]
maybe we could specify it in the search folders options

in the file restriction inputbox :
-folder

i find it a bit annoying to have all the folders of the start menu when searching for programs, i think this would improve usability to be able to remove some of this clutter
« Last Edit: March 16, 2009, 03:12:57 AM by nitrix-ud »

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Re: question about search folders options
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2009, 05:22:29 AM »
i don't know about a setting. But you can add -\ to the search string to eliminate folders from result list. I guess you could create an alias to append -\ to every search string to eliminate folders globally or something.
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.

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Re: question about search folders options
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2009, 07:05:48 AM »
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Re: question about search folders options
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2009, 09:13:02 AM »
thanks mouser !

i still would like the idea of the following feature request :
maybe a "folder" extension could be specify to improve restrictions in search folders restrictions edit box

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Re: question about search folders options
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2009, 09:23:54 AM »
can you explain what you mean?

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Re: question about search folders options
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2009, 12:09:25 PM »
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maybe i did not understand exactly how FARR works about this, but the idea is to remove sub-folders from being "shown" in result list for a particular folder

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Re: question about search folders options
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2009, 12:12:45 PM »
ah i see.. yes i could add that.

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Re: question about search folders options
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2009, 12:47:31 PM »
great !  :D

any feature that can help people remove unwanted results is good i think ;)