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Output Window

The Output Window displays different content depending on which search mode is active.

 

If the Find files mode is active, right-clicking in the Output Window displays a context menu with the following options:

 

Copy to clipboard copies the current content to the clipboard
Copy selected line to clipboard copies the selected line to the clipboard
Clear output clears content of Output Window
Open results in UltraEdit (new file) opens search results in UltraEdit as a new file
Open selected in UltraEdit opens file referenced in currently selected line in UltraEdit
Load in UltraCompare (first frame) loads file referenced in currently selected line in UltraCompare
Open in default application opens file referenced in currently selected line in default application

 

In Find duplicates mode, the Output Window displays a listing of the groups of duplicates. This displays the name of the group and the number of duplicates in the group. This is shown as the group name followed by a number in parentheses - for example, “Test.txt(4)” .  If Name is used as a search criterion, the name of the group will be the name of the file.  So if a search finds that for “test.txt” there are four other copies, for “abc.txt” there are ten other copies and for “screenshot.png” there are three copies, the following entries would appear: “test.txt (4)”, “abc.txt (10)” and “screenshot.png (3)”.

 

If Name is not in use and Size is used, then the size will become the name of the groups and the tag <Size> will appear before the group name to clarify against what criteria the group was named.  If there are three files that are 102 kb and two files with 1.0 MB the following entries would appear: <Size> 102 kb (3) and <Size> 1.0 MB (2).

 

If only Content was used as a search criterion then the groups will be given default names, for example <Content> Group1(#), <Content> Group2(#) etc.

 

When a search is run the files can be narrowed down by name first, size second, date third and then finally content. This is to reduce the search time by reducing the number of date and content compares.  Selecting a group in this list will display the entries in the Path column in the Output Window.

 

In Find duplicates mode, the Output Window contains a  list with entries for each duplicate file in the group.  The data is displayed in columns.  What columns are displayed can be changed under the context menu that appears when users right click on the column headers.  Column widths can be altered through directly resizing the columns in the list control. The following columns may be displayed:

 

Path contains the full path of the duplicate file
Size shown in bytes, KB, MB, GB where applicable

Created

displays creation date for duplicate files
Modified displays modified date for duplicate files
Permissions

An 8 character string is displayed to represent the attribute bit listing in the  “ - - a - - - - -“ style format.  Format:

  

1 - reserved

2 - reserved

3 a -> archive

4 d -> subdirectory

5 v -> volume label

6 s -> system file

7 h -> hidden

8 r -> read only

 

 

When the Find duplicates mode is active, right-clicking in the Output Window displays a context menu with the following options:

 

File properties opens the OS's File Properties dialog for the selected file
Open in default program opens selected file in default program
Open containing folder opens Explorer displaying the containing folder for the item selected
Open in UltraEdit opens the file in UltraEdit
Load in UltraCompare if two or  three files are selected this option will be enabled. When executed it will start a new compare session to compare the files selected.
Select all selects all items in current listing
Deselect all deselects all items in current listing
Rename initiates renaming of the selected file. Editing is done via the Name column in the list control. The new name is immediately applied to the file when done.
Send to Recycle Bin moves selected files to Recycle Bin
Delete

deletes selected files from system

Delete all selected files except oldest deletes all selected files except the oldest
Delete all selected files except newest deletes all selected files except the newest

 

Multiple files may be selected in the Duplicates Locations listing by using the mouse and CTRL or SHIFT keys.  This allows users to apply context menu options to multiple files in the listing at the same time.

 

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