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Old 05-24-2014, 09:59 AM   #11
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I bought "Agent Ransack Senior." But I also use Windows http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...ing-in-windows

   
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Old 05-24-2014, 05:42 PM   #12
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If you can remember all the arcane stuff in Windows Search, it's quite capable. Deep, even. I've never figured out why the documentation is deeper (buried) than the product itself.

   
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Old 06-18-2014, 12:45 PM   #13
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I use DOPUS. It doesn't spas out dealing with great big drives over network. It does have more "features" than I can see a need for and thus is confusing at times. Costly, too. Two licenses >$100.

File Boss is another "industrial strength" file manager. $65 for whole home license.

I have and use both.
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A DOPUS feature I've seen for a long while but I just realized the value of is its ability to que up transfers. Like you move 10GB from A to B, and while that is happengine, yopu want to move 400K from C to A.

Most file managers won;t let you do anything while they are busy. DOPUS will que up the second transfer and handle it when task 1 is done.

File Boss won't and I;ve not seen any other that will.

If you have a large network with many drives and lots of moving/copying, DOPUS could save you time.
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'Course if your copying excursions take predictable routes, a couple of moderately smart BAT files can queue things up nicely too.

   
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Dir Opus also has a lite version: http://www.gpsoft.com.au/program/pro-lite.html

   
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I downloaded it today. I figured this is a good time to test it. I'm doing a lot of FTP and it will be easier to do this with a file manager.

   
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So far so good. In fact, this software is sort of addicting. I keep reaching for it instead of other tools. It has replaced my FTP client because in Dopus the server folders are just another set of folders, that are visualized and treated in the same way as my local folders. And with the recycle bin, I can easily view photos and movies, to see what's what. And an application bar, so all I have to do is select some files, click the Photoshop button, and they launch and load. And lister tabs, so I can have several folders open at once, but in different tabs. Or multiple windows.

Not the most robust programming, though. I ran into a couple problems. None, though, that are deal breakers. And the support forum is responsive.

   
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Default Paste clipboard text to file (Windows)

I keep forgetting this one but it comes in handy. If you have some text in the clipboard you can paste it directly into a folder and Windows automatically puts it into a text file called clipboard.txt.

   
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Let's keep this guy around. He keeps forgetting and remembering stuff I never knew in the first place.

Neat trick, Andrew.

Or would be, if only I could make it work. I tried copying text then right-click within a folder and .... nope. Paste is grayed out. Rightclick on the folder itself ... no Paste item on the menu at all.

What'm I doing wrong?

   
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