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<div align="center">'''Version 6.53'''</div>
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<div align="center">'''Version 7.02a'''</div>
  
 
__TOC__
 
__TOC__
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* Flat user interface (button bar configured seperately)
 
* Flat user interface (button bar configured seperately)
 +
* Windows XP theme background (menu+all bars)
  
 
</div>
 
</div>
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* Use long names
 
* Use long names
 
* Show old 8.3 filenames lowercase (like explorer)
 
* Show old 8.3 filenames lowercase (like explorer)
 +
* Show parent dir also in root of drive
 +
* Show square brackets [ ] around directories
 +
* Limit width of brief view column to: XX Pixels
 +
* Sort method
 +
 +
'''Tree'''
 
* Always load complete directory tree
 
* Always load complete directory tree
 
* Tree: Press ENTER to open Dir in other window
 
* 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'''
 
'''Sorting directories'''
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* [[Quickinfo#Quickinfos in the filelist|Show filename in list as tooltip if truncated]]
 
* [[Quickinfo#Quickinfos in the filelist|Show filename in list as tooltip if truncated]]
 
* [[Quickinfo#Quickinfos in the filelist|Win32-style tips with file comments (if available)]]
 
* [[Quickinfo#Quickinfos in the filelist|Win32-style tips with file comments (if available)]]
 +
* Comments from descript.ion/files.bbs
 +
* Comments from Explorer (OLE2)
 
* [[Quickinfo#Quickinfos by filetype|[+] Button: Custom fields by file type]]
 
* [[Quickinfo#Quickinfos by filetype|[+] Button: Custom fields by file type]]
  
 
</div>
 
</div>
  
 +
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 +
=== Icons ===
 +
'''Show icons to the left of the filename'''
 +
* All associated + EXE/LNK (slow, 32-bit only)
 +
* All
 +
* Only standard icons
 +
* No icons
 +
* EXE/LNK not on floppy
 +
* EXE/LNK not on net
 +
* Show icons for special folders: Normal file system
 +
* Show icons for special folders: Virtual folders (e.g. Network)
 +
* Show overlay icons, e.g. for links
 +
 +
'''Icon Size'''
 +
* 16x16
 +
* 32x32
 +
 +
'''Icons in main menu'''
 +
* Show icons for commands in the main menu (16x16, 24x24, 32x32, 48x48)
 +
* Show 3d frame around icon
 +
* Show checked items as pressed buttons instead of checkmarks
 +
 +
</div>
  
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Font ==
+
=== Font ===
  
 
* File list font (Change font -Button)
 
* File list font (Change font -Button)
 
* Main window font (Change font -Button)
 
* Main window font (Change font -Button)
 
* Dialog box font (Change font -Button)
 
* Dialog box font (Change font -Button)
* Symbol size e.g. 16x16
 
  
 
</div>
 
</div>
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<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Color ==
+
=== Color ===
  
 
* Font color:
 
* Font color:
 
* Background:
 
* Background:
 +
* Backgroun2:
 
* Mark color:
 
* Mark color:
 
* Cursor color:
 
* Cursor color:
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* Background color
 
* Background color
 
* Selected text
 
* Selected text
 +
* Selected background
 
* Link color
 
* Link color
 
* Compare by contents:
 
* Compare by contents:
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</div>
 
</div>
 
  
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Tabstops ==
+
=== Tabstops ===
  
 
'''Show file extensions:'''
 
'''Show file extensions:'''
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# kbytes,  
 
# kbytes,  
 
# dynamic (x k/M/G),  
 
# dynamic (x k/M/G),  
# dynamic (x.x k/M/G)
+
# dynamic (x.x k/M/G),
 +
# dynamic (x k/M),
 +
# dynamic (x.x k/M)
 
    
 
    
 
* In footer:  
 
* In footer:  
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# kbytes,  
 
# kbytes,  
 
# dynamic (x k/M/G),  
 
# dynamic (x k/M/G),  
# dynamic (x.x k/M/G)
+
# dynamic (x.x k/M/G),
 +
# dynamic (x k/M),
 +
# dynamic (x.x k/M)
 
   
 
   
 
* Default-Button
 
* Default-Button
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<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Folder Tabs ==
+
=== Folder Tabs ===
  
* Folder tab headers
+
'''Folder tab headers'''
 
* Show tab header also when there is only one tab
 
* Show tab header also when there is only one tab
 
* Tabs on multiple lines
 
* Tabs on multiple lines
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* Show locked tabs with an asterisk*
 
* Show locked tabs with an asterisk*
 
* Activate target panel when clicking on one of its Tabs
 
* Activate target panel when clicking on one of its Tabs
 +
* Always show drive letter in tab title
  
 
</div>
 
</div>
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<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Custom columns ==
+
=== Custom columns ===
 +
* Configure columns for file system
 +
# General
 +
# other (depends on filesystem [[plugins]])
  
Custom columns configurations (sort with drag&drop)
+
'''Custom columns configurations (sort with drag&drop)'''
 
# Standard
 
# Standard
 
# You can add more...
 
# You can add more...
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<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Language ==
+
=== Language ===
  
 
* Change the language
 
* Change the language
 
* Main menu file
 
* Main menu file
 +
* Edit (Button)
  
 
</div>
 
</div>
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== Operation ==
 
== Operation ==
  
===== Main program: =====
+
'''Main program:'''
 
[[image:Operation-Dialog.png|right|460px]]
 
[[image:Operation-Dialog.png|right|460px]]
 
* Allow only 1 copy of Total Commander at a time
 
* Allow only 1 copy of Total Commander at a time
 
* Move icon to system tray when mimimized
 
* Move icon to system tray when mimimized
 +
* Always go to the root of a drive when changing drives
 +
* Open files and directories with a single click
 +
* Select only the file name when renaming (not the extension)
 +
* Auto-complete paths
 +
* Auto-append suggested name
  
===== Mouse selection mode =====
+
'''Mouse selection mode'''
 
* Use right mouse button (as in Norton Commander)
 
* Use right mouse button (as in Norton Commander)
 
* Left mouse button (Windows standard)
 
* Left mouse button (Windows standard)
  
===== Selection (with Gray+) =====
+
'''Selection (with Gray+)'''
 
* Select files only
 
* Select files only
 
* Also select directories
 
* Also select directories
  
===== NTFS daylight saving correction =====
+
'''NTFS daylight saving correction'''
 
* Ignore 1 hour time delay
 
* Ignore 1 hour time delay
  
===== Save on exit =====
+
'''Save on exit'''
 
* Directories
 
* Directories
 
* Panels (brief/full, etc)
 
* Panels (brief/full, etc)
 
* Old command lines
 
* Old command lines
 +
* Directory history
  
===== Quick search (current dir) =====
+
'''Calculate space occupied by subdirectories'''
* Ctrl+Alt+Letters
 
* Alt+Letters
 
* Letters only
 
* Letters - with search dialog
 
* Disabled
 
 
 
===== Calculate space occupied by subdirectories =====
 
 
* when selecting with the space bar
 
* when selecting with the space bar
* beforecopying/deleting
+
* before copying/deleting
  
===== File comments: =====
+
'''File comments:'''
Preferred type
+
* Preferred type
 
# files.bbs
 
# files.bbs
 
# descript.ion
 
# descript.ion
# DOS charset
+
* DOS charset
  
 
* Copy comments with files
 
* Copy comments with files
 
* Read from both
 
* Read from both
 
* Button: FS-Plugins
 
  
 
</div>
 
</div>
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<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Edit/View ==
+
=== Edit/View ===
  
 
'''Viewer for F3'''
 
'''Viewer for F3'''
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<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
  
== Copy/Delete ==
+
=== Copy/Delete ===
  
 
'''Copy method (for experts only)'''
 
'''Copy method (for experts only)'''
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</div>
 
</div>
  
 +
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 +
=== Refresh ===
 +
 +
'''Auto-Refresh when activating the program'''
 +
* No refresh for these drives: XXX
 +
* Do not remember these drives on exit: XXX
 +
 +
'''Auto-Refresh when the file system changes'''
 +
* Refresh when files are created, deleted and renamed
 +
* Also when size, date, or attributes change
 +
* Put added files at the END of the file list (default: sorted)
 +
* Don't &react to updates while in the background
 +
* Update footer (total number of files)
 +
* Update header (free disk space)
 +
* No refresh for these drives: XXX
 +
 +
</div>
 +
 +
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 +
=== Quick Search ===
 +
 +
'''Quick search (current dir)'''
 +
* Ctrl+Alt+Letters
 +
* Alt+Letters
 +
* Letter only
 +
* Letters - with search dialog
 +
* Disabled
 +
 +
'''Exact &name match:'''
 +
* Beginning (name must start with first typed character)
 +
* Ending (last character before a typed dot . must match)
 +
 +
<div>
  
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
  
== FTP ==
+
=== FTP ===
  
 
* 10 Number of times to retry if FTP server busy
 
* 10 Number of times to retry if FTP server busy
 
* 5 Delay between retries (seconds)
 
* 5 Delay between retries (seconds)
  
'''Default transfer mode:'''
+
* Default transfer mode:
 
# Automatic
 
# Automatic
 
# Binary (archives, doc etc.)
 
# Binary (archives, doc etc.)
 
# Text (plain text, html, etc.)
 
# Text (plain text, html, etc.)
 
   
 
   
'''Open new connections:'''
+
*Open new connections:
 
# in the active panel
 
# in the active panel
 
# in the left panel
 
# in the left panel
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* Compress during transfer (MODE Z)
 
* Compress during transfer (MODE Z)
 
* Not on LAN
 
* Not on LAN
 +
* Auto-resume transfer if no data received for: XX s
  
 
</div>
 
</div>
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<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Plugins ==
+
=== Plugins ===
  
 
'''Download new plugin from ghisler.com'''<br>
 
'''Download new plugin from ghisler.com'''<br>
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</div>
 
</div>
 
  
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Thumbnails ==
+
=== Thumbnails ===
  
 
'''Thumbnails: general'''<br>
 
'''Thumbnails: general'''<br>
Database Location (leave empty to disable caching)  
+
Database Location (leave empty to disable caching):
 
* XXX (Path to thumbnail database location)
 
* XXX (Path to thumbnail database location)
 
* Default -Button
 
* Default -Button
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* Remove thumbnails for currently ejected CDs
 
* Remove thumbnails for currently ejected CDs
 
* Remove thumbnails for inaccessible disks (e.g. Network, USB)  
 
* Remove thumbnails for inaccessible disks (e.g. Network, USB)  
* Start -Button
+
* Start (Button)
  
 
</div>
 
</div>
  
 +
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 +
=== Log file ===
 +
 +
'''File operation log file'''
 +
* Create a log file: XXX
 +
 +
'''Log operations:'''
 +
* Copy/Move/Create shortcut
 +
* Delete
 +
* Create/Delete folders
 +
* Pack/Unpack/Test archives
 +
* File system plugins
 +
 +
'''Operation status'''
 +
* Log successful operations
 +
* Log errors
 +
* Log skipped files (when choosing skip or skip all)
 +
 +
'''Log file rotation:'''
 +
* Never (always log to same log file)
 +
* Every day after midnight
 +
* When the log file becomes larger than XXX kBytes
 +
# Keep a maximum of XX log file copies
 +
 +
</div>
 +
 +
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 +
=== Ignore list ===
 +
 +
* Ignore (don't show) the following files and folders:
 +
* list of ignored dirs / files
 +
* Save in: XXX
 +
* Add selected names with full path (Button)
 +
* Add selected names (Button)
 +
</div>
  
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
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'''Additional packers'''
 
'''Additional packers'''
* Packer plugins "Configure packer extensions WCXs"-Button
+
* Packer plugins "Configure packer extensions WCXs" (Button)
  
 
</div>
 
</div>
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<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
 
<div style="margin: 0; margin-top:10px; margin-right:10px; border: 1px solid #dfdfdf; padding: 0em 1em 1em 1em; background-color:#F8FAFA;">
== Zip packer ==
+
=== Zip packer ===
  
 
'''ZIP'''
 
'''ZIP'''
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'''Redifine hotkeys (Keyboard remapping)'''<br>
 
'''Redifine hotkeys (Keyboard remapping)'''<br>
Hotkey:  
+
* Hotkey:  
* Control
+
# Control
* Alt
+
# Alt
* Shift
+
# Shift
* (user defined)= F1, F2, F3 etc.
+
# (user defined)= F1, F2, F3 etc.
 +
 
 +
* Alias: XXX
 +
 
 +
* Command: XXX
 +
# "Command browser" (Button)
 +
# Assign (Button)
 
   
 
   
 
'''Custom sounds'''
 
'''Custom sounds'''

Revision as of 19:28, 29 January 2008


Version 7.02a

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)
  • Windows XP theme background (menu+all bars)


Display

File display

  • Show hidden/system files (for experts only!)
  • Use long names
  • Show old 8.3 filenames lowercase (like explorer)
  • Show parent dir also in root of drive
  • Show square brackets [ ] around directories
  • Limit width of brief view column to: XX Pixels
  • Sort method

Tree

  • Always load complete directory tree
  • Tree: Press ENTER to open Dir in other window

Sorting directories

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


Help texts

Icons

Show icons to the left of the filename

  • All associated + EXE/LNK (slow, 32-bit only)
  • All
  • Only standard icons
  • No icons
  • EXE/LNK not on floppy
  • EXE/LNK not on net
  • Show icons for special folders: Normal file system
  • Show icons for special folders: Virtual folders (e.g. Network)
  • Show overlay icons, e.g. for links

Icon Size

  • 16x16
  • 32x32

Icons in main menu

  • Show icons for commands in the main menu (16x16, 24x24, 32x32, 48x48)
  • Show 3d frame around icon
  • Show checked items as pressed buttons instead of checkmarks

Font

  • File list font (Change font -Button)
  • Main window font (Change font -Button)
  • Dialog box font (Change font -Button)


Color

  • Font color:
  • Background:
  • Backgroun2:
  • Mark color:
  • Cursor color:
  • Cursor font:
  • Others:
  • Lister
  • Text color
  • Background color
  • Selected text
  • Selected background
  • 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

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:
  1. bytes,
  2. kbytes,
  3. dynamic (x k/M/G),
  4. dynamic (x.x k/M/G),
  5. dynamic (x k/M),
  6. dynamic (x.x k/M)
  • In footer:
  1. bytes,
  2. kbytes,
  3. dynamic (x k/M/G),
  4. dynamic (x.x k/M/G),
  5. dynamic (x k/M),
  6. dynamic (x.x k/M)
  • 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
  • Always show drive letter in tab title


Custom columns

  • Configure columns for file system
  1. General
  2. other (depends on filesystem plugins)

Custom columns configurations (sort with drag&drop)

  1. Standard
  2. You can add more...


Language

  • Change the language
  • Main menu file
  • Edit (Button)


Operation

Main program:

Operation-Dialog.png
  • Allow only 1 copy of Total Commander at a time
  • Move icon to system tray when mimimized
  • Always go to the root of a drive when changing drives
  • Open files and directories with a single click
  • Select only the file name when renaming (not the extension)
  • Auto-complete paths
  • Auto-append suggested name

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
  • Directory history

Calculate space occupied by subdirectories

  • when selecting with the space bar
  • before copying/deleting

File comments:

  • Preferred type
  1. files.bbs
  2. descript.ion
  • DOS charset
  • Copy comments with files
  • Read from both


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: 1024 k
  • Source+Target on different disks: 128 k
  • Also use big file copy mode (not using cache)
Buffer sizes for big files:
  • Source+Target on same disk: 10240 k
  • Source+Target on different disks: 32 k
  • The following drive letters are on the same physical harddisk (example: CDE,FGH ) CDEFGHI (Partitions on C:\)
  • 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 recycle bin (Shift=directly)

Refresh

Auto-Refresh when activating the program

  • No refresh for these drives: XXX
  • Do not remember these drives on exit: XXX

Auto-Refresh when the file system changes

  • Refresh when files are created, deleted and renamed
  • Also when size, date, or attributes change
  • Put added files at the END of the file list (default: sorted)
  • Don't &react to updates while in the background
  • Update footer (total number of files)
  • Update header (free disk space)
  • No refresh for these drives: XXX

Quick Search

Quick search (current dir)

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

Exact &name match:

  • Beginning (name must start with first typed character)
  • Ending (last character before a typed dot . must match)

FTP

  • 10 Number of times to retry if FTP server busy
  • 5 Delay between retries (seconds)
  • Default transfer mode:
  1. Automatic
  2. Binary (archives, doc etc.)
  3. Text (plain text, html, etc.)
  • Open new connections:
  1. in the active panel
  2. in the left panel
  3. in the right panel
  • Create a log file: (path to your logfile)
  • All uploads/downloads in background
  • Use passive mode by default
  • PORT mode: only use ports from limited range: 10000:11000
  • Compress during transfer (MODE Z)
  • Not on LAN
  • Auto-resume transfer if no data received for: XX s


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)

Log file

File operation log file

  • Create a log file: XXX

Log operations:

  • Copy/Move/Create shortcut
  • Delete
  • Create/Delete folders
  • Pack/Unpack/Test archives
  • File system plugins

Operation status

  • Log successful operations
  • Log errors
  • Log skipped files (when choosing skip or skip all)

Log file rotation:

  • Never (always log to same log file)
  • Every day after midnight
  • When the log file becomes larger than XXX kBytes
  1. Keep a maximum of XX log file copies

Ignore list

  • Ignore (don't show) the following files and folders:
  • list of ignored dirs / files
  • Save in: XXX
  • Add selected names with full path (Button)
  • Add selected names (Button)

Packer

  • Treat archives like directories

ARJ

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

LHA

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

RAR

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

UC2

  • UC2 Packer: (path to your UC2-packer)

ACE

  • ACE (> v 1.2b): (path to your ACE-packer)
  • 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 (pathto your ZIP-packer)
  • Use internal ZIP packer
  • Use ZIP-NT 2.01
  • ZIP unpacker: "pkunzip exe" XXX (pathto your ZIP-unpacker)
  • 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.

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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:
  1. Control
  2. Alt
  3. Shift
  4. (user defined)= F1, F2, F3 etc.
  • Alias: XXX
  • Command: XXX
  1. "Command browser" (Button)
  2. Assign (Button)

Custom sounds

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



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