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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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How to Refresh the Start Screen?

Over Four Years have passed since we have installed the First Update that has brought Windows 10 into our world and still there are things out there that are not working properly. First of all, we ...
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Show full file name

In case the file/dir name is too long to fit the Name column, total commander cuts it and adds .. at the end. Is there a way to configure Total Commander to for example unroll the full name when the ...
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How to type [TAB] in Total Commander “Compare” editor?

I love to use Total Commander "Compare by content" editor. However, when I press [TAB], it doesn't type it in the source, it just rotates the focus over different GUI buttons. How do I type [TAB] in ...
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Drag files from windows explorer to Total commander

Is possible to move files from windows explorer to Total commander? I use 64 bit version total commander.
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Same file has different content depending on the method used to open it

Intro I am trying to setup a batch file that can backup some AppData folders to a network location using robocopy. The wincmd.ini (a file used by Total Commander) is giving me issues though: ...
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Total Commander using Windows copy mechanism insteand of it's own

When I want to copy something with Total Commander on mobile device, this is the windows that appears however, this is the (as I understand it) windows explorer handling the the copy process. What ...
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In what order are files deleted in Total Commander? Based on what criteria?

I just delete 789 .txt files in total commander after I select all (2450 files) I stop the deleted process because not all should be deleted. Anyway, can anyone knows in what order are files deleted ...
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Fully remove a default program association for file types in Windows 10?

Not a single answer from here worked for me. I want to delete the .resource association with Total Commander. Approach 1 I open registry, go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\...
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How can I change Total Commander space left view from kB to GB?

I use Total Commander a lot and I want it to show disk space left (above the tabs) in GB. How can I achieve that?
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Replacing a regex in Total Commander multi rename tool

I am trying to replace all the strings which have: Podcast 001 lksdf woejs sdklfjs wefsd Podcast 002 sdfsd fgd Podcast 003 fsdgw fdfs Podcast 004 fdger fgdf . . to Podcast 001 - lksdf woejs ...
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Can I set the “open file location feature” to open in Total Commander?

I don't know what the official name is. But many programs have this feature. When used an explorer window opens with the the appropriate file(s) highlighted. I want it to be opened in TC. There's a ...
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Total Commander synchronize directories shows identical files as different

not sure why but when I click on synchronize directories, it shows identical files as different. How do I get these files to not show as different?
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Splitting a text file by number of lines, not size

Using Total Commander you can split files by byte size, but that's obviously indiscriminate towards the content. Is it possible to split files by number of lines instead? Using Total Commander or ...
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Why can I see files on the SD card on Android, but not on Windows?

I have a backup process from my phone that seems to be working well, but I'm confused about why this is happening: I move files on my phone (android 7.0.1) to my external storage (micro sd card 64GB) ...
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FTP LIST and PASV commands not working in one program, but only on one server

So the weirdest thing is happening to me right now. I just installed a new server (Ubuntu Server 16.04.4 LTS) and installed ProFTPD to transfer files with ease. I normally use TotalCMD for my FTP ...
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Total commander can't open file in OneDrive folder

I use Total Commander Version 9.0a 64bit), also I have OneDrive connected to path c:\users\[MyUserName]\OneDrive. The problem is the following: if I hit enter on any file in the Onedrive folder, I ...
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Total Commander search by regex in filenames only

I'm using TC 64 bit 9.0a final, and I want to search file names by regular expressions. However, when I check regex, it searches in file contents, too. Do you know how to fix this?
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View or edit internal Total Commander commands

Is there a way to edit or view the code of internal TC commands? There is a bunch of internal commands I can assign to my hotkeys (cm_CopySrcPathToClip, cm_CopyToClipboard, cm_LoadSelectionFromFile ...
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Cmder - How you can start in a specific directory

How can I execute cmder with a specific current folder from total-commander?
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Total Commander: Select bottom text box

After upgrading to version 9 and also having created a custom column view. I can no longer select the bottom command / textbox with pressing the "right-arrow". Right-arrow behaves as down-arrow ...
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Hiding the name of the registered user in the title bar of Total Commander

I own a registered version of Total Commander. The problem is that the registered name (which is my real name) is displayed in the title bar. Normally I wouldn't mind, except I need to take care when ...
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Copy only some subdirectories

I have a large and deep directory structure and I want to copy only some specific subfolders. Like for example, copy only (minimatch notation) ./foo/bar/baz/**/* and ./bar/foo/**/* but exclude ...
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Using Total Commander search to find paths within files

Let's say that I have a lot of *.txt, *.php, etc files. Some of these files have filepaths inside of them (links, local filepaths, etc). I've tried using Total Commander's built-in search (Alt+F7) to ...
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run commands in active console via command line ConEmu.exe

Is there are way to have ConEmu.exe run a command, e.g. cd some/pathon the active console? To provide more context, I am attempt to integrate Total Commander (an external file explorer application) ...
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How to show 3 digits after decimal point In Total Commander 8.52a?

It only shows 2 digits after decimal point in all of my file colums. How can I do this ? I tried to look at the options bar what could not figure this out
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How to create shortcut in Total Commander to remove read only attribute

How can I create a keyboard shortcut for Total commander, which will remove read only or any other attribute from a file?
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Navigating in folders in Total Commander using parts of path

My current dir is c:\projects2016\[projectname]. I want to navigate to c:\projects2014\[projectname] with one click or keyboard shortcut. Any ideas?
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How do I exit listbox in Total Commander

I love that I can feed all the search results in Total Commander to listbox. This means that the files appear in the previously selected file window and I can perform various operations on all of them ...
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In TotalCommander, how do I step into the directory of a found file?

When searching for files in TotalCommander and then clicking Apply to view all results in the program window, how do I change into the folder of one of the displayed files?
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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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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 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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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 ...