Main menu - File - Search...
- tab Timestamp/Size/Attribute


Activating the menu item "File → Search..." or the shortcut "Ctrl+F" opens the "Search files/folders" dialog.


Under the tab "Timestamp/Size/Attribute" search criteria can be entered concerning:



Timestamp

Under "Timestamp" the search can be limited to files and folders, whose timestamps lie in a certain interval.

  • Date
    After activating the button "Date" a selection list is opened where can be selected which of the following timestamps is relevant for the search:
    • Modified
    • Created
    • Accessed
  • Between
    If this option is checked, it can be defined in what period ("Between" - "and") the (above set) timestamp of file or folders has to lie, that the items are found. Example: "Modified" between "01/01/2013 00:00:00" and "12/31/2013 23:59:59". The following processing possibilities are offered for editing the fields "Between" and "and":
    • Editing in the date and the time input fields
    • Selecting the date after clicking the button
    • Increase or decrease the selected hour, minute or seconds number by clicking the buttons
  • Not older than
    If this option is checked, it can be defined that only files and folders are found whose (above set) timestamps are not older than x time units. Example: "Modified" not older than 14 days.
    • Input field time value
      The "Time value" can be entered or increase or decrease by clicking the buttons .
    • Selection field time unit
      After clicking the selection field, the time unit used for the search can be selected. The following units are offered:
      • Second(s)
      • Minute(s)
      • Hour(s)
      • Day(s)
      • Month(s)
      • Year(s)

If a timestamp filter is defined in the field "File name" of the tab "Location", timestamp entries in the tab "Timestamp/Size/Attr" are ignored.

Attribute

Under "Attributes" the search can be limited to files and folders with certain attributes. The following possibilities are offered:

  • The attribute Directory
    The state of the check box preceding the attribute "Directory" defines if files or files and/or folders are searched.
    • : State "do not verify", files and folders are searched
    • : State "has to be set", only folders and no files are searched
    • : State "must not be set", only files and no folders are searched.
  • The other attributes
    The following other attributes:
    • Archive
    • Read only
    • Hidden
    • System
    • Compressed
    • Reparse point
    • Encrypted

influence the search via the state of their preceding check box as follows:

    • : State "do not verify", the attribute has no influence on the search
    • : State "has to be set", only if the attribute is set, the item is found
    • : State "must not be set", only if the attribute is not set, the item is found.

Size

If the option "File size" is checked, the search can be limited to files with a size between "Min" and "Max" "Units". Example: Min: 200kB - Max: 3MB.

  • Input field size value
    The "Size value" can be entered or increase or decrease by clicking the buttons .
  • Selection field size unit
    After clicking the selection field, the size unit used for the search can be selected. The following units are offered:
    • Byte(s)
    • kB
    • MB
    • GB
    • TB

If a "file size filter" is defined in the field "File name" of the tab "Location", file size entries in the tab "Timestamp/Size/Attr" are ignored.