The most popular two-pane file manager for Windows, this (shareware) child of Norton Commander takes all Explorer functions to a new level, has plugins, PC-to-PC links, QuickView, handles almost any archive format, and even makes the command line fun again.

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Setting for non-word character in Total Commander

Is there a setting in TC, that I do not know yet, specifying "non-word characters" (I do not know where I have this term from)? What I want to achieve - I'm renaming file and I want to set characters ...
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Total Commander go to directory

For my Button Bar I would like to add an Icon that would take me to a specific directory. I've added command: CD with a specific path "C:..etc\ However this opens the directory on the opposite Pane ...
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Total commander vertical tab view

I need to open tens of similar folders on different remote machines (like log folders for 30 servers). I wrote a script that opens all these folders in TC, but it opens them in horizontal tabs. I'd ...
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How block connect to FTP via TotalCommender and Filezilla

How block connect to FTP via TotalCommender and Filezilla? I tried via firewall but doesn't work for me. I use cyberduck and ssh and I have two server (Debian 6 i 7)
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How to completely password protect a zip file [duplicate]

I have 7-Zip and Total Commander installed - both can create ZIP files with password protection, but it's applied only to files inside, opening of the ZIP file itself happens actualy without the ...
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How can I build a shortcut to an EXE file under Win10 (64bit)?

I want to get the full path to SnippingTool.exe in Win10 (I need it in Total Commander). I looked in TaskManager and its says the path is: C:\Windows\System32\SnippingTool.exe The program can be ...
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Total Commander: Fix folder tabs

I currently using folder tabs like 'tabs on multiple lines' in Total Commander. But it has an annoying feature: Everytime when I select on tab, the rows are changed, the actual row will go to the ...
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Does Total Commander use caching while writing to USB device?

So, I have always unplugged my USB devices (flash drives) unsafelly on Windows, assuming it does not cache content by default so I can not loose any data. And I did not. I used primarilly windows ...
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Why isn't there a clone of Total Commander for OS X? [closed]

Is there some reason why somebody doesn't create pure, clean copy of Total Commander for OS X? Are there some technical, legal problems why all TC clones are so.... weird and not as usable as ...
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Disable remote transfer in Total Commander

I want to copy files between two FTP servers without creating a temporary copy on my own computer and without initiating a remote transfer. I expect Total Commander to read data from one FTP server ...
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Where does the Total Commander store the settings to synchronize directories?

I'm using Total Commander (v. 8.01) for simple backups of few directories (like here). My IT support recently migrated me to a new account and I lost the settings of folders I saved when I call ...
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Total commander branch view - weird behaviour?

I have the Total Commander 8.51 64 bit version I have also installed "Context menu resizer for windows" As you can see here - after selecting multiple siblings images - I still can resize them: ...
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Total commander doesn't see Microsoft folder

I run total commander 8.51a with administrative rights and go to c:\ProgramData\. I can't find folder Microsoft, then I go to Explorer and I see it there! I type c:\ProgramData\Microsoft\ in Total ...
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How to apply path in clipboard in Total Commander

I know there is a feature in Total Commander that copies actual path into clipboard. I need the opposite, which uses the path in my clipboard and navigates to it, so that I don't have to click on the ...
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How to open folders from Total Commander search results one by one in right pane

I do a file search in Total Commander, and then show the search results in my left pane using 'Feed to listbox'. Many of the results are folders. Is there a way to open a folder from the left list in ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select address bar in Total Commander

What's the keyboard shortcut to focus/select the address bar in Total Commander (or Double Commander, Norton Commander e.g., any of its clones)? In browsers it's usually ctrl+L If it doesn't exist, ...
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Batch file to copy files&folders structure one by one, verify the result and save the report to txt

I have over 1 million (small size) files(<500kB jpg) in a structure like this: H:\main_folder\folder\sub_folder\sub_sub_folder\sub_sub_sub_folder Every sub_sub_sub_folder have 10-15 files, ...
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Show subfolders only with Total Commander?

I have a directory that looks like this Folder01 Subfolder 1 File1 File2 File3 Subfolder 2 File1 File2 Subfolder 3 File1 ...
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Directory synchronization: TotalCommander will not synchronize all files

I ran Commands / Synchronize dirs in TotalCommander, but after synchronization it still refuses to synchronize few files. Why? The screenshot is posted below. The red files are those problematic ...
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How can I tell ConEmu to start every time when I open console from the Total Commander via Shift-Enter

How can I tell ConEmu to start every time when I open console from the Total Commander via Shift-Enter? I've added "totalcmd64.exe" to the list of hooked executables in ConEmu but it works only when I ...
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Can I somehow remap the left arrow and right arrow keys to the move functionality in Total Commander

Can I somehow remap the left arrow and right arrow keys to the following functionality? Left arrow -- move the cursor to the first item among the visible files and directories in the current tab ...
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Changing Separator in “Copy Names with Path to Clipboard” in Total Commander

In Total Commander under the Mark menu there are 2 menu entries: Copy Selected Names to Clipboard Copy Names with Path to Clipboard When used, the file names are copied to the clipboard with a ...
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Use Explorer for deleting files/folders in Total Commander

Putting ExplorerForCopy=1 in the .ini file instructs Total Commander to use Explorer for copying of files, but is there a similar option to make it use Explorer for deleting files and folders? I need ...
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Custom command in Total Commander

I have productivity issue with short-cut-buttons on my toolbar in Total Commander: I do know how to add short-cut, which open directory in active tab (cd c:\MyDirectory), I do know how to add ...
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Right click folder in Windows Explorer and Search with Total Commander?

I often use Total Commander to search files and folder in windows. Is there a way to set a right click option to open Total Commander and have it automatically set to search the folder i'm in? For ...
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Total Commander FTP can't connect after network adapter reset

Every time I install Oracle VirtualBox (that reinstalls its network adapter so the Internet connection gets disabled for a split second), my Total Commander looses the ability to connect via FTP. I ...
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Changed background color for network drives

Is it possible to change background color (or font color) when viewing network drives? My computer would be white (regular) and the network drivers would be different color? Edit: Using total ...
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Select files which end with certain characters

Is there any way to select files which end with certain characters in Windows? I have a folder which contains a large number of pictures which have been created but with a resized size, and I'd like ...
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TotalCommander: a button to run a batch script?

could anyone give me a hint how to configure a TotalCommader UI panel button to run a batch file residing at some location, say C:\scripts\batch.bat? I literally need contents of button config ...
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Sorting files by name in Total Commander

How can I enable sorting files by name in Total Commander by default? Is it possible? Maybe some option / plugin? I'm using Total Commander v8.0.
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How can i access a folder in Total Commander using command line?

I'm standing at E:\Desktop\ and i want to open a folder has name is New folders inside Desktop folder. In command line, i type New folders (very simple).Then i received a message box "File not found". ...
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Total commander - how to open directory in other file browser and how to sync to the same folder

I started using Total commander because its old school and a lot of programmers I've seen work with it. I like it but I want to learn more tricks and shortcuts. Now I want to open a directory I ...
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Why is deleting files to recycle bin so much slower than when using Shift+Del with Total Commander?

When deleting a large directory with Shift+Del (no Recycle Bin), it happens an order of magnitude faster. Why is deleting to Recycle Bin so much slower on Windows? I'm on Windows 7. Edit: Just ...
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How to hide files by type in Total Commander?

I would like to hide .DS_Store files generated by Mac OS, cause I'm switching between Mac/Win very often and I don't like seeing these files in my Dropbox folder when i'm in Windows. Is it possible ...
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How can I make Total Commander show actual size instead “size on disk” in the “size” column, while keeping the dynamic view (x.x k/M/G)?

TC shows "size on disk" in "size" column. I can use ShellDetails for instance, but I also want the dynamic size display (x.x k/M/G) that is not provided by the shell.
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Windows 8: File transfer freezing from USB HDD to internal HDD

I bought a new Toshiba P850 laptop with Windows 8 OS and a 1 TB Toshiba USB HDD. I copied all my files from my old laptop to USB HDD successfully. Then I started to move from USB HDD to my new laptop. ...
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How can I show files only in Total Commander?

I don't want to use standard SEARCH (AltF7 in Total Commander. Instead, I would like the option to display all files (including those in subfolders of current directory). Is there a way to do it in ...
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Run Total commander from bash on windows

I am trying to setup alias/function to call Total Commander from bash (MINGW) on windows. So far all my attempts failed, the closes function tc() { dir="$1" if [ "$dir" == "" ]; then dir="." ...
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How to turn on “smart file size” display in Total Commander?

In previous version it was possible to turn on some setting where files showed their size depending on size in a smart format: 2.5GB, 156 MB, 2.5 kB. Where is that setting in v 8? (x64)
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How to debug Total Commander buttons which open a command shell?

I have a custom button in Total Commander which runs some executable which runs in the command shell (wget.exe in my case, but that is not important). The command shell disappears as soon as the ...
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How can I make Total Commander show “size on disk”?

Is there a way to make Total Commander show file sizes in "size on disk" instead of actual bytes in file?
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Total Commander avoid typing “cd ” to open folder

I'm aware of why does Total Commander opens Windows Explorer when a folder name is typed and then enter is pressed. In fact, you can see my answer to this question. Also I've configured TC to open ...
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How can I get Total Commander to recognize Cygwin symlinks?

I love Total Commander. I love Cygwin. But they are not always friends. One thing that bugs me, is the way symlinks work in Cygwin. Suppose I do this: $ ln -s my/path/to/nirvana budhism And then ...
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Total Commander: Duplicate current path of the panel in the other panel

I want to duplicate current path of the panel in the other panel with one shortcut. This is like swapping panels but instead of swapping I want to duplicate. In xplorer2 this is done with Ctrl-I. ...
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Disable Total Commander Open Folder Window In Explorer

Sometimes, Total Commander opens some folders in Explorer. I don't know the reason, it might be due to some bug in my own autohotkey definitions. Anyway, how can I disable Total Commander to open ...
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Quick search directly without AltGr in Total Commander

Total Commander requires pressing AltGr with some letter to enter quick search mode. This is a bit difficult. Is it possible if by pressing any letter to make Total Commander enter into quick search ...
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Copy current path to clipboard or select address bar in Total Commander

Is there any shortcut to copy the path of the current directory in Total Commander? Also, is it possible to select or highlight the address bar with a keyboard shortcut?
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How to override wincmd.ini location?

How to override wincmd.ini location after Total Commander was installed? I can't seem to find a menu item for this setting. Where is this setting stored? Operating system is Windows XP or Windows 7 ...
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Create a new file in Total Commander

I want to create a new, empty file using Total Commander. I have not been able to find out how to do this simple task, so I am asking here.
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Total Commander and DropBox

I already have Total Commander in my DropBox directory, and I have set it to have its .INI field in the program directory. That should be enough, right? I am remote desktopping, and both the PCs ...