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Folders Information

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Folders Information is a feature that lets you browser your folders in your computer and get as many information about them as possible.

You can open its window by clicking on the Folders Information button located at Main toolbar > Tools tab  > Viewers group

 

The window is divided into a three groups:

1.Folders List & Information
2.Files List & Information
3.Folders Chart

 

How to display selected folder information:

This feature works in conjunction with the main folders Tree View where you can select a folder to scan

1.Select a folder you want to scan
2.Click the Refresh button to begin
 

In the result all sub folders of selected folder will be listed in the top files list named Folders List & Information

 

Folders List & Information

This list shows a variety of folders information like how many files are in the folder, what is the total size of those files, when folder was created, accessed etc

Only top level sub folders are shown on the view.

Here below is a sample picture, a part of broader view:

 

 

Tip: To scan another folder you can just double click on a folder in your list

 

Files List & Information

This list shows a variety of files information like file name, extension, size, path, attributes, when file was created, accessed etc

Only top level files are shown on the view by default, but you set to view all files by selecting Recursive Files Search option.

Here below is a sample picture, a part of broader view:

 

 

Tips: To open a file just double click on a file in your list

To view more great functions of the list click right mouse button over a column header to see a menu

 

Folders Chart

A chart that shows selected folder information. It can show how may files are in particular sub folders of selected folder or it can show the total size of all files in sub folders.

To switch between chart view type select an option Size or Files.

Chart window has the Refresh button the same like on the other page, so you can select some folder in Tree View and then by clicking on the Refresh button view chart of other folder

You cam modify the chart view by opening a chart view designer. To open a designer double click on a chart.

 

 

 

Options

On the first page of Folder Information window in the right bottom corner there is a small drop down menu.

This menu has a few options that you can use:

 

Scan folder on selection

If this option is selected then you can scan folders automatically without clicking on the Refresh button all the time, but just by selecting a folder with mouse in Tree View

 

Scan when window opens

If this option is selected then when you open Folders Information currently selecting  folder in Tree View will be scanned automatically

 

Show hidden files & Show system files

If any of these options is selected then hidden or system files will be scanned and shown

 

Recursive Files Search
If this option is selected then you can search recursively selected folder and all its sub-folders for files

To speed up the scan the Files List will be frozen for the time of the scan