Re: [Clip] Re: Visual RegExp wow!
- Sheri, John (et all)... (I'm copying this to Off-topic)
John, those look like the same numbers I've got.
(Visual_Regex itself is a "whopping" 112 KB ;-)
> > How much disk space is required? I've already gotmore learning
> > projects than I can cope with at the moment (some ofwhich is thanks
> > to you lol <g>) but by making it sound simple to useyou're tempting
> > me.Talk to me about it !!! On my 4.02 GB HDD I run somewhere
between 80 MB and 110 MB free depending on whether I've
done DiskClean in the last hour or the last two days.
I've got TIF set to 5 MB (with cable, TIF cache is about
the biggest waste of disk going! and the ONLY thing that
ever gets into Recycle is stuff I forget to hold the
Shift-key down on. (I've got an 18 GB drive sitting on a
new (permanent loan from my non-technical brother) Win2K
laptop that I can't make use of yet because I haven't got
an ADMIN password and hence have been unable to get on
the internet with and (as yet) unable to set up a Direct
Cable Connection (directcc.exe) connection with the small
A couple of tools you might find worthwhile for squeezing
the last bit of use out your available hard-disk. All of
these can be found I think by just googling:
Disk cleaning: SuperCleaner and DiskState (both
shareware, there are perfectly good freeware
Disk Use Visualization: (all three of these are freeware)
DiskPieView (from PCmag), Pie view, shows twenty largest
subfolders: also has graph be file-type and separate
report pop-ups of 20 largest folders and 20 largest files
with a folder of disk.
DirGraph - this one goes arbitrarily deep in a folder
structure showing relative sizes.
Both these go on your "Explorer rightContext menu" for
disks, and folders.
Scanner: This one gives a really nice view of your whole
disk with each level arranged as concentric circles. It
is really good for finding large areas of disk that are
Note: "scanner" is a LOUSY name for a program! To make it
come near the top in a Google search I had to use a bunch
of extra qualifiers:
"scanner download program size usage pie"
Regards ... Alec
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From: "john041650" <john041650@...>
Sent: 11 August, 2002 15:59
Subject: [Clip] Re: Visual RegExp wow!