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Author Topic: Aliases don't appear in History  (Read 1186 times)

rustymonkey

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Aliases don't appear in History
« on: April 14, 2019, 11:51 AM »
Hi,
I'm been using farr as a portable app for years--and love it, but I have one longstanding annoyance that I was hoping someone can help with. When I set up an alias (e.g. for 'capture' to  %APPDRIVE%\PortableApps\FSCapture\FSCapture.exe or to D:\PortableApps\FSCapture\FSCapture.exe ) and then use the alias, no entry for FSCapture.exe appears in the History list. The History list works as expected for non-aliased entries.

The following are enabled in History options (these are the defaults afaik):
-Add launched file to launch history
-Blank search shows files from launch history in initial results
-Ignore History Scores on Blank Display
-Keep track of search string history

Any ideas how to solve this?

Thanks!

-Rusty

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Re: Aliases don't appear in History
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2019, 12:41 PM »
Yeah, it's something people have asked for.. Let me reconsider it..

Until then, what you CAN do is type: historys
which will show all your past searches which *WILL* include alias executions
(you can also make a FARR hotkey for that)

OR hit Ctrl+UP arrow to scroll through previous searches.

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Re: Aliases don't appear in History
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2019, 09:10 PM »
Thanks for considering this feature, and for the tips!

-Rusty