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Author Topic: FARR helper script: Tab to toggle folders only search on/off  (Read 232 times)

Nod5

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FARR helper script: Tab to toggle folders only search on/off
« on: November 19, 2018, 05:30 AM »
AutoHotkey script to make Tab button toggle folders search on/off in FARR by adding/removing +\ to the searchbox.

Code: Autohotkey [Select]
  1.  
  2. ;FARR helper script
  3. ;by nod5 181119
  4. ;Press Tab to toggle search only folders
  5. ;Note: Overrides FARR default Tab autocomplete hotkey
  6.  
  7. #IfWinActive, ahk_exe FindAndRunRobot.exe
  8. Tab::
  9. ControlGetText, farr, TEdit1, ahk_exe FindAndRunRobot.exe
  10. farr := InStr(farr, "+\") ? StrReplace(farr, "+\", "") : farr " +\"
  11. ControlSetText, Tedit1, % farr, ahk_exe FindAndRunRobot.exe
  12. return

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FARR's default Tab shortcut autocompletes the selected results full path into the search box.
http://www.donationc...shortcut_summary.htm

I never have use for that but often want to temporarily limit searches to folders only and pressing Tab (with this script running) is quicker than typing or removing +\ in the searchbox.

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Re: FARR helper script: Tab to toggle folders only search on/off
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2018, 06:30 AM »
Very nice! I didn't know it would be possible to intercept and modify the text in an input box in that fashion.  Very neat.  :up: