FileSearchEX Change Log
Version 126.96.36.199 - July 27, 2020
- Added support for customizing extensions sent to iFilter via registry Option_iFilterSkipExtensions.
- Added support for changing the Size column format via registry Option_SizeColumnFormat.
- Changed defaults for Option_iFilterSkipExtensions and Option_SearchInsideFileExtensions.
Version 188.8.131.52 - April 6, 2020
- Improved support for high DPI displays.
- Added Text Preview mode for Containing Text queries.
Version 184.108.40.206 - October 10, 2019
- Added search from a default location option.
- Added support for playing a wav file upon search completion.
- Added searching for folders only option under Types.
Version 220.127.116.11 - December 23, 2018
- Improved support for SaaS and Perpetual license installations.
Version 18.104.22.168 - June 23, 2018
- Restored support for searching archive files via new plugin (FSExtract.dll).
- Changed searching archive file behavior. See page 9 in the help manual.
- Fixed issue searching Outlook PST file attachment names.
Version 22.214.171.124 - June 15, 2018
- Updated Help file.
- Removed archive files plugin (Proxy.dll).
Version 126.96.36.199 - June 6, 2018
- Added Invert Selection option to the Edit menu.
- Added support for maintaining selection on sort for 10K items or less.
Version 188.8.131.52 - May 10, 2018
- Added registry option to configure search history totals defaulting to 20 entries.
- Fixed system bell sound when pressing RETURN to initiate a search.
Version 184.108.40.206 - April 24, 2018
- Added support for searching Outlook PST files.
- Improved license key errors.
- Improved closing forms when using the ESC key.
- Changed how a search works when "search inside archives" is checked.
- Fixed license error when two keys present.
Version 220.127.116.11 - March 19, 2018
- Fixed Copy/Cut from edit boxes when focused.
- Changed DLL unload on application shutdown.
Version 18.104.22.168 - September 27, 2017
- Fixed searching archive files recursively. Archive folders support still incomplete.
- Fixed Copy As Path line endings.
- Fixed Copy As Path when Unicode strings are present.
Version 22.214.171.124 - January 2, 2017
- Added support for Copy As Path under Windows 10.
Version 126.96.36.199 - September 21, 2015
- Added support for searching archive files (ZIP, CAB, etc.) via plugin.
- Improved support for High DPI displays to the installer.
- Improved File Options dialog.
- Changed "Search system folders" to be configurable.
- Fixed CPU spike under Windows 8 and higher when using Thumbnail view.
Version 188.8.131.52 - August 10, 2015
- Added support for searching files without BOM. Automatic character encoding detection.
- Added icon to the right click context menu.
- Changed behavior for the "Advanced Options" pane. Options are always persisted.
- Changed IFilter_Proxy to be located in the plugins directory.
- Fixed items in the list showing up as hidden (gray) when an adjacent item was removed.
- Improved the uninstaller.
Version 184.108.40.206 - April 24, 2015
- Added support for searching inside WPD files.
- Fixed issues with Cut and Copy selected text on TListView.
Version 220.127.116.11 - May 19, 2014
- Added native Drag & Drop support.
- Added preview images while dragging (when available).
- Added UAC prompt support for "rename" operations.
- Added keyboard shortcut CTRL+ENTER.
- Improved context menu performance.
- Changed ListView appearance.
- Changed default thumbnail size to 128 pixels.
- Fixed issues with Copy, Cut, and Delete from Virtual folders.
- Fixed font clipping on Windows Server 2008.
- Fixed Font form positioning.
- Fixed issue when canceling deletion operations.
- Fixed crash on trailing OR keyword.
- Other miscellaneous improvements.
Version 18.104.22.168 - April 17, 2014
- Added support for Virtual folders and mobile devices (BETA).
- Changed "Open Containing Folder" behavior.
- Fixed issue when using "Edit / Clear" and the system Clipboard.
- Dropped support for Windows XP.
Version 22.214.171.124 - February 07, 2014
- Added support for searching inside PDF files.
- Changed default font.
Version 126.96.36.199 - December 04, 2013
- Fixed error when using an asterisk in the middle of a search term.
- Fixed error when parsing drive letters.
Version 188.8.131.52 - October 17, 2013
- Added additional translation strings.
- Fixed some translation string mappings.
Version 184.108.40.206 - August 28, 2013
- Added option to search by file Type and custom types.
- Changed rename operation to exclude the file extension.
- Fixed issue with spaces in file extensions.
Version 220.127.116.11 - June 28, 2013
- Added option to customize fonts.
- Added previous history to the LookIn combo box.
- Changed Advanced option to be checked if Persisted option is checked.
- Fixed bug with translations.
- Fixed issue where a term with a dash was treated as a NOT operation.
- Fixed issue where folders were added to a Size or Date restriction.
- Fixed issue where ListView would scroll as new results were added.
Version 18.104.22.168 - May 21, 2013
- Added support for Boolean terms AND, OR, and NOT.
- Added support for Regular Expressions (Perl 5.12 syntax).
- Added support for finding an item in the ListView when typing more than one character.
- Added history to the Containing Text combo box.
- Fixed column display error when sorting on a right click.
- Fixed cleared history error when clicking "New Search".
- Fixed several Unicode case folding errors.
- Fixed issue showing KB, MB, and GB sizes.
- Fixed bug when pressing ALT+F4.
Version 22.214.171.124 - April 24, 2013
- Added support for custom language translations.
- Added form for managing file extensions.
- Changed the grouping of folders to default at the bottom after sort.
- Fixed issue reading .xls files.
- Fixed losing folder grouping when changing language.
Version 126.96.36.199 - April 5, 2013
- Added support for high DPI displays.
- Improved Trial period experience.
- Improved Start menu shortcut location.
- Changed menu icons to match toolbar.
- Fixed various Drag-and-Drop bugs.
Version 188.8.131.52 - October 24, 2012
- Added German language support. See Tools / Options / Languages.
- Changed content search behavior for certain file types.
- Fixed View popup menu appearing after right clicking on column headers.
Version 184.108.40.206 - February 21, 2012
- Changed "Look in" to show drive labels.
- Fixed display error on multi-display systems.
- Fixed error showing PDF thumbnails when Adobe is installed.
Version 220.127.116.11 - February 14, 2012
- Added binary content search for many file types.
- Fixed item count when performing a new search after a pre-existing one.
- Fixed issue where no thumbnail was shown on Windows XP.
Version 18.104.22.168 - January 9, 2012
- Added Thumbnail view to search results.
- Added popup menu to search results when no item is selected.
- Changed status bar details to show "In Folder:" for selected item when not in Details view.
- Changed "Look in" drop down count to a higher metric to prevent scrolling.
- Changed default search location to match "Computer" setting.
- Fixed errors where Windows 2003 and XP x64 were identified as Windows 7.
- Fixed some items from appearing as hidden after doing a sort.
Version 22.214.171.124 - December 14, 2011
- Added iconic toolbar.
- Added option to change search result's view style.
- Added right-click menu on search result's column headers.
- Added shading to sorted column.
- Added keyboard shortcuts ALT+RETURN, F3, F4, CTRL+D, CTRL+E, CTRL+F, and CTRL+W.
- Added support for searching selected item.
- Added additional File menu options.
- Added AutoSuggest to the "Look in" box.
- Added option to persist "Advanced Options" selections.
- Added 256x256 icon support to FileSearchEX main icon.
- Changed status during search to show current directory being searched.
- Changed status when selecting an item to show additional file properties.
- Changed "View / Settings" to be located at "Tools / Options".
- Changed default sort direction for the "In Folder" column.
- Improved export function.
- Improved scrolling in Details view on slow systems.
- Fixed disappearing context menu when selecting a large number of items.
- Fixed search results returning to the top after item deletion.
- Fixed automatic sort settings requiring restart to take affect.
Version 126.96.36.199 - November 14, 2011
- Added to search results item icons.
- Added to search results colored text for compressed, encrypted and hidden items.
- Added option to export search results.
- Added ability to reorder columns by dragging.
- Added "Rename" to right click context search menu.
- Added option to group folders at the bottom after sorting.
- Added option to disable saving search history.
- Added keyboard shortcuts F1, F2, F6, and F11.
- Added option to "open containing folder" for multiple items.
- Added ability for "Look in" to enumerate network shares.
- Added ability to search system32 locations on x64 versions of Windows.
- Changed "Look in/Browse ..." default startup directory.
- Changed search results to show exact bytes when less than 1KB.
- Changed keyboard CTRL + A and RETURN behavior.
- Improved searching inside of Unicode text files.
- Fixed performance issue introduced with version 1.0.7.
- Fixed off by one hour time reporting for Windows 7.
- Fixed crash when searching inside large files.
Version 1.0.7 - October 14, 2011
- Added installer with standard and advanced options.
- Added instruction manual.
- Added drop down previous history support to the "Search for" box.
- Added pipe (|) and (") support to "Search for named" box.
- Added pipe (|) and (") support to "Containing text" box.
- Added support for semi-colon (";") as a delimiter.
- Added a new browse folder dialog that greatly improves ease of use.
- Added option to allow for opening all file types for "Containing text" searches.
- Added support for Environment vars to "Look in" box.
- Changed sort behavior to always group "Folders" together.
- Changed sort behavior to always clear the ListView if any items are selected.
- Changed the Search History, newest is now at the top.
- Changed product icon.
- Fixed error when right clicking on a folder with Unicode characters.
- Fixed error when FileSearchEX was launched from a folder with spaces.
- Fixed date columns to show dates according to regional settings.
- Fixed alphabetical ordering when sorting on the "Name" column.
- Fixed not handling SHIFT + DELETE.
- Fixed ListView not processing arrow up/down key presses.
Version 1.0.6 - August 11, 2011
- Added support for pipe "|" delimited entries in the "Look In" box.
- Added option to search using keyword types "Desktop, My Computer, etc".
- Added option to sort search results automatically.
- Added option to customize file extensions when file content searching.
- Fixed tab order on main form.
Version 188.8.131.52 - August 2, 2011
- Fixed a typo in the title bar.
- Fixed “Open Containing Folder” option when files or folders contained a comma.
Version 1.0.5 - August 1, 2011
- Added the ability to reorder column fields.
- Added additional column fields.
Version 1.0.4 - June 1, 2011
- Added wildcard control under Advanced Options.
- Fixed wildcard character parsing.
- Fixed keyboard presses when search result list not in focus.
Version 1.0.3 - April 28, 2011
- Added searching inside of files.
- Added right clicking Start Menu objects.
- Added new keyboard and mouse options for various tasks.
- Fixed file size reporting for KB results.
- Fixed folders being included in date/size constraint options.
- Changed Install menu location.
Version 1.0.2 - April 18, 2011
- Fixed issue when "Search Subfolders" was not selected.
- Fixed issue where results not matching query might be listed.
- Fixed issue when deleted items were not removed from list.
- Added options for Date, Size and Advanced settings.
- Added install option on the file menu.
- Added admin registry options for easy network deployment.
Version 1.0.1 - March 17, 2010
- Added right-click options for Cut, Copy, and Properties.
- Select All options for menu and keyboard shortcuts added.
- Changed Registry user customized options.
- Additional Graphical feedback options implemented.
Version 1.0.0 - March 12, 2010