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Activating the main menu item "Favorites → Favorites-edit" or the shortcut "Shift+Ctrl+F" opens the dialog "Favorite items", where  favorites trees can be defined.



The selection box "Favorites-Sets"

that allows to select a favorites tree.

Editing the favorites tree

The following functions (buttons) are offered to edit the favorites tree, selected in the selection box "Favorites-Sets":



After activating this button the window "Favorites-Sets" is opened, where:

Clicking the button opens a menu where the type of the new tree item can be selected

After clicking this menu item a new row (favorite folder) is added to the favorites tree within the active category. The new row contains an edit field preceded by . The edit field shows the (editable) name of the current folder in the active panel as favorite folder name.

After clicking this menu item a new row (file) is added to the favorites tree within the active category. The new row contains an edit field preceded by . The edit field shows the (editable) name of the current folder in the active panel as favorite file name.


Hotkey

After clicking the combo box "Hotkey" a selection list with favorite shortcuts is opened. If a favorite shortcut is assigned to a favorite, the favorite (tree types "folder" and "file") can be opened in the FreeCommander main window by typing this shortcut.

20 favorite shortcuts can be selected (plus and empty row, when it is selected no shortcut is assigned to the favorite). Shortcuts can be assigned to the favorite shortcuts 1 to 20 in the group "Favorites" of the main menu item "Tools → Define keyboard shortcuts...".

Use left/right panel

If this option is checked, the followings settings are not applied to the active panel and the inactive panel, but to the left panel and the right panel.

Active panel

In the field "Active panel" can be defined which folder is opened in the active panel, if the favorite (highlighted in the favorites tree) is activated. If the field is empty, activating the favorite causes no action, not even if, the field "Inactive panel" contains a folder.

The following methods are offered per highlighted tree item type to edit the field "Active panel":

The file name can be type including the complete path.

A file can be selected after clicking the button , to overwrite the current field contents. For this purpose the standard dialog "Open" is opened.

Inactive panel

In the field "Inactive panel" can be defined which folder is opened in the inactive panel, if the favorite (highlighted in the favorites tree) is activated.

The following methods are offered per highlighted tree item type to edit the field "Inactive panel":

Sort on

For the active (or left) panel and the inactive (or right panel) panel a sorting can be defined separately.

View

For the active (or left) panel and the inactive (or right panel) panel a view type can be defined separately.

After clicking the selection box, one of the following view types can be chosen: