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* [[http://www.ghisler.ch/wiki/index.php/Configuration_dialog#Zip_packer| Zip packer]]
 
* [[http://www.ghisler.ch/wiki/index.php/Configuration_dialog#Zip_packer| Zip packer]]
 
* [[http://www.ghisler.ch/wiki/index.php/Configuration_dialog#Misc| Misc.]]
 
* [[http://www.ghisler.ch/wiki/index.php/Configuration_dialog#Misc| Misc.]]
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== Layout ==
 +
 +
Screen layout
 +
* Show button bar
 +
* Show drive buttons
 +
 +
* Show two drive button bars (fixed width, above file windows)
 +
* Flat icons
 +
 
 +
* Show drive combobox
 +
* Show directory tabs
 +
* Show current directory
 +
* Show buttons for history list and hotlist
 +
 +
* Show tabstop header
 +
* Show status bar
 +
* Show command line
 +
* Show functions key buttons
 +
 +
* Flat user interface (button bar configured seperately)
 +
 +
 +
== Display ==
 +
File display
 +
* Show hidden/system files (for experts only!)
 +
* Use long names
 +
* Show old 8.3 filenames lowercase (like explorer)
 +
* Always load complete directory tree
 +
* Tree: Press ENTER to open Dir in other window
 +
* Show parent dir also in root of drive
 +
* Show overlay icons, e.g. for links
 +
 +
Show symbols to the left of the filename
 +
* All associated + EXE/LNK (slow, 32-bit only)
 +
* All
 +
* Only standard symbols
 +
* No symbols
 +
* EXE/LNK not on floppy
 +
* EXE/LNK not on net
 +
 +
Sorting directories
 +
* Always by name
 +
* Like files (also by time)
 +
 +
 +
Help texts
 +
* Show help texts for buttons (tooltips)
 +
* Show volume labels/network paths for drives
 +
* Show filename in list as tooltip if truncated
 +
* Win32-style tips with file comments (if available)
 +
 +
 +
== Font ==
 +
 +
* File list font (Change font -Button)
 +
* Main window font (Change font -Button)
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* Dialog box font (Change font -Button)
 +
* Symbol size e.g. 16x16
 +
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== Color ==
 +
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* Font color:
 +
* Background:
 +
* Mark color:
 +
* Cursor color:
 +
* Cursor font:
 +
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* Others:
 +
* Lister
 +
* Text color
 +
* Background color
 +
* Selected text
 +
* Link color
 +
* Compare by contents:
 +
* Differences -text mode
 +
* Differences -text mode (selected)
 +
* Differences -binary mode
 +
* Differences -binary mode (selected)
 +
 +
* Use inverted cursors
 +
* Use inverted selection
 +
 +
* Define colors by file type
 +
* Define colors by file type (Button)
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 +
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== Tabstops ==
 +
 +
Show file extensions:
 +
* directly after filename
 +
* aligned (with Tab)
 +
 +
Tabstops
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* Extension
 +
* Size
 +
* Date/Time
 +
* Attributes
 +
* Comments (fixed)
 +
 +
* Adjust Tabs to window width
 +
* Show century in date (20xx)
 +
* Use 12 hour AM/PM format
 +
* Show directory count in footer
 +
 +
* Size display:
 +
  bytes,
 +
  kbytes,
 +
  dynamic (x k/M/G),
 +
  dynamic (x.x k/M/G)
 +
 
 +
* In footer:
 +
  bytes,
 +
  kbytes,
 +
  dynamic(x k/M/G),
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  dynamic (x.x k/M/G)
 +
 +
* Default-Button
 +
 +
 +
== Folder Tabs ==
 +
 +
* Folder tab headers
 +
* Show tab header also when there is only one tab
 +
* Tabs on multiple lines
 +
* All tabs have same width
 +
* Limit tab title lenght to: XX characters
 +
* Confirm close all tabs
 +
* Close tab on double click
 +
* Ctrl+Up opens new tab in foreground
 +
* Open new tabs near current tab
 +
* Show locked tabs with an asterisk*
 +
* Activate target panel when clicking on one of its Tabs
 +
 +
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== Custom columns ==
 +
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Custom columns configurations (sort with drag&drop)
 +
 +
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== Language ==
 +
 +
* Change the language
 +
* Main menu file
 +
 +
 +
== Operation ==
 +
 +
Main program:
 +
* Allow only 1 copy of Total Commander at a time
 +
* Move icon to system tray when mimimized
 +
 +
Mouse selection mode
 +
* Use right mouse button (as in Norton Commander)
 +
* Left mouse button (Windows standard)
 +
 +
Selection (with Gray+)
 +
* Select files only
 +
* Also select directories
 +
 +
NTFS daylight saving correction
 +
* Ignore 1 hour time delay
 +
 +
Save on exit
 +
* Directories
 +
* Panels (brief/full, etc)
 +
* Old command lines
 +
 +
Quick search (current dir)
 +
* Ctrl+Alt+Letters
 +
* Alt+Letters
 +
* Letters only
 +
* Letters - with search dialog
 +
* Disabled
 +
 +
Calculate space occupied by subdirectories
 +
* when selecting with the space bar
 +
* beforecopying/deleting
 +
 +
File comments:
 +
Preferred type
 +
* files.bbs
 +
* descript.ion
 +
* DOS charset
 +
* Copy comments with files
 +
* Read from both
 +
 +
* Button: FS-Plugins
 +
 +
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== Edit/View ==
 +
 +
Viewer for F3
 +
* Internal Viewer with file under cursor (F3)
 +
* Internal Viewer with selected files (Shift+F3)
 +
* External Viewer (Alt+F3)
 +
 +
* Button: Associations
 +
 +
* Default:notepad.exe
 +
 +
* Button: Configure internal viewer (Configure Lister)
 +
 +
Editor for F4:
 +
* (Editor): path to your editor
 +
 +
 +
== Copy/Delete ==
 +
 +
Copy method (for experts only)
 +
* Use default method only (reliable, not very fast)
 +
  Buffer size for small files
 +
  Source+Target on same disk: XXXX k
 +
  Source+Target on different disks: XXXX k
 +
* Also use big file copy mode (not using cache)
 +
Buffer sizes for big files:
 +
  Source+Target on same disk: XXXXX k
 +
  Source+Target on different disks: XXXXX k
 +
The following drive letters are on the same physical harddisk (example: CDE,FGH )
 +
* Use compatibility mode for the following drives:
 +
* XXX Enter drive letters. eg. CDEF, or *
 +
* USB sticks
 +
* Use copy+paste via explorer (only in case of copy problems)
 +
 +
General Copy+Delete options
 +
* Copy date/time of directories
 +
* Use Explorer delete method (faster, cannot handle comments)
 +
* F8/Del deletes to receycle bin (Shift=directly)
 +
 +
 +
== FTP ==
 +
 +
* 10 Number of times to retry if FTP server busy
 +
* 5 Delay between retries (seconds)
 +
 +
Default transfer mode:
 +
Automatic
 +
Binary (archives, doc etc.)
 +
Text (plain text, html, etc.)
 +
 +
Open new connections:
 +
in the active panel
 +
in the left panel
 +
in the right panel
 +
 +
* Create a log file: XXX
 +
* All uploads/downloads in background
 +
* Use passive mode by default
 +
* PORT mode: only use ports from limited range: XXX:XXX
 +
* Compress during transfer (MODE Z)
 +
* Not on LAN
 +
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== Plugins ==
 +
 +
Download new plugin from ghisler.com
 +
Opens your default WEB browser with the plugins page.
 +
Installation: After downloading the plugin ZIP file, open it in Total Commander with ENTER and follow the instructions
 +
* Download-Button
 +
 +
Packer Plugins (.WCX)
 +
Packer plugins are used to open archives not
 +
supported internally by Total Commander
 +
* Configure-Button
 +
 +
File system plugins (.WFX)
 +
File system plugins allow access to disk inaccessible
 +
by Windows, e.g. Linux file systems, or to external
 +
devices like Palm/PocketPC.
 +
* Configure-Button
 +
 +
Lister plugins (.WLX)
 +
Lister plugins allow to display file formats like images,
 +
spreadsheets. databases etc. in Lister (F3,Ctrl+Q)
 +
* Configure-Button
 +
 +
Content plugins (.WDX)
 +
Content plugins allow to display extended file details
 +
like mp3 tags or image attributes in file lists, or use them
 +
in search and rename tool.
 +
* Configure-Button
 +
 +
 +
== Thumbnails ==
 +
 +
Thumbnails: general
 +
Database Location (leave empty to disable caching)
 +
* XXX (Path to thumbnail database location)
 +
* Default -Button
 +
 +
* Copy/delete thumbnail with files
 +
* Show custom fields below thumbnails (e.g. image size):
 +
* XXX "...more Tabstop header -details"
 +
* Add-Button
 +
* Thumbnail size: XXX x XXX Pixels
 +
* Fields by type -Button ..."Custom fields by field type"
 +
 +
Loading Thumbnails:
 +
* Get from Lister plugins for: *.*
 +
* Use Explorer method (OLE2) for: *.* | *.htm *.html
 +
* Get from Irfan-/Xnview for: *.*
 +
* Plain Text file thumbnails for: *.txt *.ini
 +
 +
Compact thumbnail database
 +
* Remove thumbnails for no longer existing files
 +
* Remove thumbnails for currently ejected CDs
 +
* Remove thumbnails for inaccessible disks (e.g. Network, USB)
 +
*  Start -Button
 +
 +
 +
== Packer ==
 +
 +
* Treat archives like directories
 +
ARJ
 +
*  ARJ packer: XXX (path)
 +
* Use internal un-ARJ if possible
 +
* Pass long filenames to ARJ (ARJ 2.55 or later required)
 +
 
 +
LHA
 +
* LHA packer: XXX (path)
 +
* Use internal un-LZH if possible
 +
 +
RAR
 +
* RAR packer: XXX (path)
 +
* Use internal un-RAR if possible
 +
 +
UC2
 +
* UC2 Packer: XXX (path)
 +
 +
ACE
 +
* ACE (> v 1.2b): XXX (path)
 +
* Use internal un-ACE if possible
 +
 +
TAR
 +
* Create TAR archives for Linux (unchecked: for SunOS)
 +
 +
Additional packers
 +
* Packer plugins "Configure packer extensions WCXs"-Button
 +
 +
 +
== Zip packer ==
 +
 +
ZIP
 +
* ZIP packer: "pkzip.exe" XXX (path)
 +
* Use internal ZIP packer
 +
* Use ZIP-NT 2.01
 +
ZIP unpacker: "pkunzip exe" XXX (path)
 +
* Always use internal unzipping (if possible)
 +
 +
Internal ZIP compression (0-9)
 +
* normal compression (6)
 +
* maximum compression (9)
 +
* fastest compression (1)
 +
* other: XX (0=none)
 +
 +
Directory for temporary files (internal ZIP)
 +
* default("set temp=" in autoexec.bat)
 +
* other: XXX (path)
 +
 +
Additional settings
 +
* Use 8.3 short filenames
 +
* Open partial ZIP files
 +
* Set ZIP to newest file date
 +
* Keep damaged files (bad CRC)
 +
 +
 +
== Misc. ==
 +
 +
Get confirmation before
 +
* Deleting non-empty directories
 +
* Overwriting files
 +
* Overwriting/Deleting read-only files
 +
* Overwriting/Deleting hidden/system files
 +
* Drag&drop (copying files with mouse)
 +
 +
Redifine hotkeys (Keyboard remapping)
 +
Hotkey:
 +
* Control+ Alt+ Shift+
 +
* (user defined)= F1, F2, F3 etc.
 +
 +
Custom sounds
 +
* Configure-Button
 +
* Only play for long operations: >(bigger than) 10 s

Revision as of 18:58, 22 May 2005

Options

Table of contents:


Layout

Screen layout

  • Show button bar
  • Show drive buttons
  • Show two drive button bars (fixed width, above file windows)
  • Flat icons
  • Show drive combobox
  • Show directory tabs
  • Show current directory
  • Show buttons for history list and hotlist
  • Show tabstop header
  • Show status bar
  • Show command line
  • Show functions key buttons
  • Flat user interface (button bar configured seperately)


Display

File display

  • Show hidden/system files (for experts only!)
  • Use long names
  • Show old 8.3 filenames lowercase (like explorer)
  • Always load complete directory tree
  • Tree: Press ENTER to open Dir in other window
  • Show parent dir also in root of drive
  • Show overlay icons, e.g. for links

Show symbols to the left of the filename

  • All associated + EXE/LNK (slow, 32-bit only)
  • All
  • Only standard symbols
  • No symbols
  • EXE/LNK not on floppy
  • EXE/LNK not on net

Sorting directories

  • Always by name
  • Like files (also by time)


Help texts

  • Show help texts for buttons (tooltips)
  • Show volume labels/network paths for drives
  • Show filename in list as tooltip if truncated
  • Win32-style tips with file comments (if available)


Font

  • File list font (Change font -Button)
  • Main window font (Change font -Button)
  • Dialog box font (Change font -Button)
  • Symbol size e.g. 16x16


Color

  • Font color:
  • Background:
  • Mark color:
  • Cursor color:
  • Cursor font:
  • Others:
  • Lister
  • Text color
  • Background color
  • Selected text
  • Link color
  • Compare by contents:
  • Differences -text mode
  • Differences -text mode (selected)
  • Differences -binary mode
  • Differences -binary mode (selected)
  • Use inverted cursors
  • Use inverted selection
  • Define colors by file type
  • Define colors by file type (Button)


Tabstops

Show file extensions:

  • directly after filename
  • aligned (with Tab)

Tabstops

  • Extension
  • Size
  • Date/Time
  • Attributes
  • Comments (fixed)
  • Adjust Tabs to window width
  • Show century in date (20xx)
  • Use 12 hour AM/PM format
  • Show directory count in footer
  • Size display:
 bytes, 
 kbytes, 
 dynamic (x k/M/G), 
 dynamic (x.x k/M/G)
 
  • In footer:
 bytes, 
 kbytes, 
 dynamic(x k/M/G), 
 dynamic (x.x k/M/G)

  • Default-Button


Folder Tabs

  • Folder tab headers
  • Show tab header also when there is only one tab
  • Tabs on multiple lines
  • All tabs have same width
  • Limit tab title lenght to: XX characters
  • Confirm close all tabs
  • Close tab on double click
  • Ctrl+Up opens new tab in foreground
  • Open new tabs near current tab
  • Show locked tabs with an asterisk*
  • Activate target panel when clicking on one of its Tabs


Custom columns

Custom columns configurations (sort with drag&drop)


Language

  • Change the language
  • Main menu file


Operation

Main program:

  • Allow only 1 copy of Total Commander at a time
  • Move icon to system tray when mimimized

Mouse selection mode

  • Use right mouse button (as in Norton Commander)
  • Left mouse button (Windows standard)

Selection (with Gray+)

  • Select files only
  • Also select directories

NTFS daylight saving correction

  • Ignore 1 hour time delay

Save on exit

  • Directories
  • Panels (brief/full, etc)
  • Old command lines

Quick search (current dir)

  • Ctrl+Alt+Letters
  • Alt+Letters
  • Letters only
  • Letters - with search dialog
  • Disabled

Calculate space occupied by subdirectories

  • when selecting with the space bar
  • beforecopying/deleting

File comments: Preferred type

  • files.bbs
  • descript.ion
  • DOS charset
  • Copy comments with files
  • Read from both
  • Button: FS-Plugins


Edit/View

Viewer for F3

  • Internal Viewer with file under cursor (F3)
  • Internal Viewer with selected files (Shift+F3)
  • External Viewer (Alt+F3)
  • Button: Associations
  • Default:notepad.exe
  • Button: Configure internal viewer (Configure Lister)

Editor for F4:

  • (Editor): path to your editor


Copy/Delete

Copy method (for experts only)

  • Use default method only (reliable, not very fast)
 Buffer size for small files
  Source+Target on same disk: XXXX k
  Source+Target on different disks: XXXX k
  • Also use big file copy mode (not using cache)
Buffer sizes for big files:
 Source+Target on same disk: XXXXX k
 Source+Target on different disks: XXXXX k

The following drive letters are on the same physical harddisk (example: CDE,FGH )

  • Use compatibility mode for the following drives:
  • XXX Enter drive letters. eg. CDEF, or *
  • USB sticks
  • Use copy+paste via explorer (only in case of copy problems)

General Copy+Delete options

  • Copy date/time of directories
  • Use Explorer delete method (faster, cannot handle comments)
  • F8/Del deletes to receycle bin (Shift=directly)


FTP

  • 10 Number of times to retry if FTP server busy
  • 5 Delay between retries (seconds)

Default transfer mode:

Automatic
Binary (archives, doc etc.)
Text (plain text, html, etc.)

Open new connections:

in the active panel
in the left panel
in the right panel

  • Create a log file: XXX
  • All uploads/downloads in background
  • Use passive mode by default
  • PORT mode: only use ports from limited range: XXX:XXX
  • Compress during transfer (MODE Z)
  • Not on LAN


Plugins

Download new plugin from ghisler.com Opens your default WEB browser with the plugins page. Installation: After downloading the plugin ZIP file, open it in Total Commander with ENTER and follow the instructions

  • Download-Button

Packer Plugins (.WCX) Packer plugins are used to open archives not supported internally by Total Commander

  • Configure-Button

File system plugins (.WFX) File system plugins allow access to disk inaccessible by Windows, e.g. Linux file systems, or to external devices like Palm/PocketPC.

  • Configure-Button

Lister plugins (.WLX) Lister plugins allow to display file formats like images, spreadsheets. databases etc. in Lister (F3,Ctrl+Q)

  • Configure-Button

Content plugins (.WDX) Content plugins allow to display extended file details like mp3 tags or image attributes in file lists, or use them in search and rename tool.

  • Configure-Button


Thumbnails

Thumbnails: general Database Location (leave empty to disable caching)

  • XXX (Path to thumbnail database location)
  • Default -Button
  • Copy/delete thumbnail with files
  • Show custom fields below thumbnails (e.g. image size):
  • XXX "...more Tabstop header -details"
  • Add-Button
  • Thumbnail size: XXX x XXX Pixels
  • Fields by type -Button ..."Custom fields by field type"

Loading Thumbnails:

  • Get from Lister plugins for: *.*
  • Use Explorer method (OLE2) for: *.* | *.htm *.html
  • Get from Irfan-/Xnview for: *.*
  • Plain Text file thumbnails for: *.txt *.ini

Compact thumbnail database

  • Remove thumbnails for no longer existing files
  • Remove thumbnails for currently ejected CDs
  • Remove thumbnails for inaccessible disks (e.g. Network, USB)
  • Start -Button


Packer

  • Treat archives like directories

ARJ

  • ARJ packer: XXX (path)
  • Use internal un-ARJ if possible
  • Pass long filenames to ARJ (ARJ 2.55 or later required)

LHA

  • LHA packer: XXX (path)
  • Use internal un-LZH if possible

RAR

  • RAR packer: XXX (path)
  • Use internal un-RAR if possible

UC2

  • UC2 Packer: XXX (path)

ACE

  • ACE (> v 1.2b): XXX (path)
  • Use internal un-ACE if possible

TAR

  • Create TAR archives for Linux (unchecked: for SunOS)

Additional packers

  • Packer plugins "Configure packer extensions WCXs"-Button


Zip packer

ZIP

  • ZIP packer: "pkzip.exe" XXX (path)
  • Use internal ZIP packer
  • Use ZIP-NT 2.01

ZIP unpacker: "pkunzip exe" XXX (path)

  • Always use internal unzipping (if possible)

Internal ZIP compression (0-9)

  • normal compression (6)
  • maximum compression (9)
  • fastest compression (1)
  • other: XX (0=none)

Directory for temporary files (internal ZIP)

  • default("set temp=" in autoexec.bat)
  • other: XXX (path)

Additional settings

  • Use 8.3 short filenames
  • Open partial ZIP files
  • Set ZIP to newest file date
  • Keep damaged files (bad CRC)


Misc.

Get confirmation before

  • Deleting non-empty directories
  • Overwriting files
  • Overwriting/Deleting read-only files
  • Overwriting/Deleting hidden/system files
  • Drag&drop (copying files with mouse)

Redifine hotkeys (Keyboard remapping) Hotkey:

  • Control+ Alt+ Shift+
  • (user defined)= F1, F2, F3 etc.

Custom sounds

  • Configure-Button
  • Only play for long operations: >(bigger than) 10 s