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Free Open Source:

Swiss File Knife

a command line
multi function tool.

remove tabs
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filter lines
find in path
collect text
instant ftp or
http server
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Depeche View
Source Research
First Steps

windows GUI

command line
file encryption

free external tools,
zero install effort,
usb stick compliant:

zip and unzip
diff and merge
reformat xml
reformat source

cpp sources

log tracing
mem tracing
using printf


stat. c array
stat. java array
var. c array
var. java array
view all text
as you type
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find by click
quick copy
multi view
find nearby
find by path
location jump
skip accents
clip match
filter lines
edit text
load filter
hotkey list
receive text
send in C++
send in Java
smooth scroll
touch scroll
fly wxWidgets
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search Java

Advanced Bookmarking: How to create remarks with self-defined text to structure your bookmarks by headlines, and how to store search contexts with bookmarks. creating remarks

If you have many bookmarks, you may want to arrange them in blocks, with blank lines inbetween, or with remark headlines.

To create a remark,

   -  press CTRL+R. A dialogue pops up, and you can enter the remark text.

      then move that text as you learned above, e.g. to the beginning
      of a block, like:

         # very important stuff:
            FooController::testBar(char *pszCandy
To create an empty remark line (spacer) anytime, press CTRL+SHIFT+R.

changing an existing remark

To change the text of a bookmark remark, double click on it.

using a bookmark's search context

When you create a bookmark, Depeche View also remembers

- the text in the find mask - the text in the path mask

which is called a "search context". By default, it isn't used, but for example, if you are searching a tracefile with a complex expression like

error: AND warn: AND subfunc AND foofunc NOT info:

and then create a bookmark within the text, you may want to reuse this search expression later, to save much typing. To do so,

- click on the little box left to "DEL", right beside the bookmark.

The search context is then activated, which means: whenever you click on the bookmark,

- the find mask is filled in - the path mask is filled in

with your original search expression.

jumping into a bookmark's path context

Instead on just clicking a bookmark, you may hold SHIFT and then click on it. In that case, the path of this text location is filled in automatically into the path mask (independently from any search context use).

exporting and importing bookmarks via clipboard

Click on "..." and then on "copybm". The bookmark set is now within your clipboard in a plain text form, suitable for emailing, or for editing in a text editor. When finished with editing, mark the whole bookmark text, copy it to the clipboard again, then enter Depeche View and press SHIFT+INSERT. The existing bookmarks are all replaced by those from the clipboard.

NOTE: search contexts cannot be exported, and are lost on import!

searching the bookmarks, not the text

If you have created many bookmarks and start loosing the overview, have a close look on how the bookmarks are highlighted sometimes:

Whenever you type something into the find or path mask, the bookmarks are searched FIRST if their content may match. If so, the matching bookmarks are highlighted.

Therefore try this:

- move the mouse into the bookmark area, to delay automatic search while typing.

- then type, for example, "class".

-> all bookmarks having "class" in their bookmark title, or in their full bookmark line (remembered internally) will be highlighted.

- or type ".cpp" into the path mask

-> all bookmarks with a location in a .cpp file will be highlighted.

- after several seconds, dview will run a search for what you typed; if you're interested just in the bookmarks, ignore that.

but if NO bookmark is highlighted, your search term didn't match any bookmark - so you were about to run a normal search, anyway.

Next chapter: Defining A Workspace.