Answer from Dave Vest / Agent Ransack
- Here is Dave Vest's reply to my mail from the NTB-clipslist; he asked
me to share it with you...
Thanks for sending me the info. Well done, you have spotted what I
like to call an 'undesirable feature'.
Not being on the NTB-CLIPS email list I am not sure if this
information has already been shared so sorry for the duplication if it
It only happens with non-string switches, e.g. match case. Unless the
switches are specified in a very specific order they have the
effect of overriding all but the last switch.
I posted the fix for this last night. It is available at:
I apologize for the inconvenience.
- Hi Hugo and Mark,
Thanks for posting over here Hugo. It means a lot to me and says
something for your character as well! :)
>It only happens with non-string switches, e.g. match case. Unless theThat's funny, I got the same reply word for word. ;) You don't
>switches are specified in a very specific order they have the
>effect of overriding all but the last switch.
think he had the nerve to copy/paste us do you? <bg>
>I posted the fix for this last night. It is available at:Mark, I thought your method of using the Keyboard strokes in your
Clip was good. I just made some slight changes in the one I
posted back. I mentioned an option to be able to do or don't do
multiple instances to Dave Vest and he did not think the pros
outweighed the cons.
Here is another command-line that does not search certain file
types like .exe:
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H=Ransack (Omit file types)
; Last Updated 07-11-2001, Sojourner@..., jody
; Example of file omission in search.
; Should run on any machine as is.
; I suppose a custom INI file would be better and just run a
; Setup one time on startup. It would just be shorter like that
; and if somebody removed the path in the registry as well.
; long path till ^!IfTrue
^!Set %AgentRansack%=^$GetRegValue("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\AgentRansack.exe")$
^!IfTrue ^$IsEmpty("^%AgentRansack%")$ Error
; long line till ^!"^%Path%
^!ShellWait "^%AgentRansack%" -d "^%Path%" -c "NoteTab" -sn -f "\.(stb|exe|hlp|fts)$" -fx -o "^%Path%Ransack.txt"
^!Prompt Error: AgentRansack.exe not found
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<--- click over a Library, and --->
<--- choose "Add from Clipboard" --->
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