Jump to file/folder by pressing the first letter in its name

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Jump to file/folder by pressing the first letter in its name

Post by *Tabu » 2005-07-27, 23:21 UTC

Explorer has this wonderfull feature, that for some reason, TC dosent?
If your browsing files, by pressing a letter on the keyboard, you instantly jump to the first file or folder that starts with that letter, by pressing the same letter on the keyboard again, it will jump to the next file/folder in the row.
Is there a similar function in TC?, im kinda getting tired of having to switch to mouse or holding down the arrow keys when working in directories with many folder.

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Post by *petermad » 2005-07-28, 01:00 UTC

Configuration -> Options -> Operation -> Quick search (current dir)

Here you can selet which keyboard combination to use for that function - or choose to disable it.

And note - the function is more advanced than Explorers - You can type the first few characters of a file, not only the first lettter, and you can use wildcards (*?) in your search. Using Arrow-down or Arrow-up wil go to the next/previous match of your search criteria.
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Post by *Sir_SiLvA » 2005-07-28, 07:07 UTC

Only Letter works like Explorer...

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Post by *Tabu » 2005-07-28, 07:43 UTC

thx a bunch, that really helped me.. There is so many things in this program that are really great, you just gotta know them in order to use them :) Now I know one more great thing

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Quick Search enhancement request

Post by *.el3o4l » 2005-07-28, 12:35 UTC

Yes, the Quick Search is very good compared to the Windows Explorer. But I think it would be great if it would be possible to hide the not matching file like for example Opera does it when searching in it's bookmarks.

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Post by *ado » 2005-07-29, 03:05 UTC

It was already discussed - just search forum.
Anyway, you can press Num+, select files and then in menu Show -> Only selected files.
Also in quick search window you can use Arrow up/down to cycle through all matching files

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Post by *Sheepdog » 2005-07-29, 09:45 UTC

ado wrote:Also in quick search window you can use Arrow up/down to cycle through all matching files
Or [Ctrl]+[enter] if this fits your needs better.

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Post by *sacomm » 2017-12-26, 18:57 UTC

Helped me too thanks!

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Re: Jump to file/folder by pressing the first letter in its name

Post by *awa5114 » 2019-07-02, 13:59 UTC

What about numbers? If I do Ctrl+Alt+Number It won't jump to the right folder!

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Re: Jump to file/folder by pressing the first letter in its name

Post by *norfie² » 2019-07-02, 14:46 UTC

2awa5114
I do not have problems with CTRL+ALT+Number. It jumps to the right folder here.
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Re: Jump to file/folder by pressing the first letter in its name

Post by *Usher » 2019-07-02, 17:17 UTC

It works for numbers on the main keyboard only. Numeric Keypad is useless in this case.
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