Exclude bin files from search doesn't seems to work

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Exclude bin files from search doesn't seems to work

Post by *Cirunz » 2019-01-18, 10:51 UTC

Hi, I'm trying to search in a folder for a text inside all files but .bin
Searching online I found that I should indicate the exclusion this way:

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*.*|*.bin
But even using this search text, it keeps searching in bin files:
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I tried with this terms:

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*.*|*.bin
*.* | *.bin
*.*!*.bin
*.* ! *.bin
It doesn't work. I tried to exclude another type of file with

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*.*|*.txt
and it did work: total commander searched in all files but txt ones
It seems to have a problem only with bin files in particular.

Am I doing this wrong?

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Re: Exclude bin files from search doesn't seems to work

Post by *Hacker » 2019-01-18, 12:16 UTC

Cirunz,
You have a packer plugin installed which treats .bin files as archives so TC tries to open them and look for the text inside the files stored in the .bin archive. IIRC some ISO plugin treated .bin files as archives, so either you remove that association from the plugin or you disable searching in archives for this search.

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Re: Exclude bin files from search doesn't seems to work

Post by *Cirunz » 2019-01-18, 15:53 UTC

Hacker wrote:
2019-01-18, 12:16 UTC
Cirunz,
You have a packer plugin installed which treats .bin files as archives so TC tries to open them and look for the text inside the files stored in the .bin archive. IIRC some ISO plugin treated .bin files as archives, so either you remove that association from the plugin or you disable searching in archives for this search.

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Roman
Oh right sometimes they are used this way. I didn't need to search into archives for this, so I disabled the options and it worked.

Thank you very much!
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