In order to find file(s) or directory(ies) user should used key shortcut Alt+F7 or press properly button on bottom bar.
To find has been created advanced window with couple tabs, where is possible to match in many aspects the rules of searching.
Searching by name is possible for given template, where user can use wildcards for example "*", what any amount of characters or no character or "?" (one single character).
History of templates is stored in configuration file. Here is also handled case sensitive respects in matching file name to given template.
User can point out starting point (path in local subsystem) for searching. Also list of paths is stored in configuration file. All mentioned is placed in first tab, which is calling "Name and location".
Second called "Content" offers possibility to pass text string which should be placed in searching file. Note. This option is disabled, because doesn't work yet.
On third tab, calling "Attributes", user can set following parameters: time between which file has been created, file size greater than/less than/equal with given (passed in bytes, KB, MG, GB, TB), also select owner and group for searched file(s).
Last tab about the name "Customize" allows to adjust couple searching parameters. Namely
- match only defined type of files (all are placed on list)
- search recursive (by default turned on)
- stop searching after successfully matching defined number of items
All found items are put on the list build with the same columns like main file list view. Additionally here is placed column called "file location".
In any moment user can stop searching, pause it, restore or clean the list with found items. Here is also option which allows to put all found items into file list view placed in tab from active panel.
Finding operation works in local subsystem and in archive (when user is present inside of archive).