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File tab

The File tab allows you to customize settings related to file operations.

Remember Last Folder check box

In the Open and Save As dialogs, show the most recently used folder.

Prompt when Opening a New File check box

Shows a warning message if trying to open non-existent files.

Always Add to Recent Documents Folder check box

Save the shortcuts to the Windows My Recent Documents folder when you open or save files. This check box must be on in order for the recent category in the Windows 7 jump list to include the recently used items.

Exclude Internet Cache Files from Recent Files List check box

If this box is checked, EmEditor will not add file paths that are in the Internet cache folder.

Save Cursor Position and Bookmarks check box

Saves cursor position and bookmarks for recently used files.

Always Show Detect All Result check box

Always displays the Detect All Result dialog box when the Detect All check box is selected when opening a file, or when the Reload Detect All command is selected. However, if UTF-16 with signature, UTF-16 without signature or UTF-8 with signature is detected, the file will be loaded immediately without displaying the dialog box.

Show only when Multiple Encodings Detected check box

Displays the Detect All Result dialog box only if multiple encodings are detected when the Detect All check box is selected when opening a file, or when the Reload Detect All command is selected.

Show Detect All Result also during Find in Files check box

Displays the Detect All Result dialog box during Find in Files when the Detect All check box is selected.

Avoid Printer Access check box

Avoids access to a printer. If this is checked, when EmEditor is launched, even if the Show Page Numbers check box is checked, page numbers will not be displayed until the Print command or the Print Preview command is selected. This option is recommended if the printer access is slow.

Displays Large File Controller when a large file is opened check box

If this is checked, EmEditor automatically displays the Large File Controller when it opens a large file (larger than the size specified in Minimum File Size to Open Asynchronously text box in the Advanced tab of the Customize dialog box).

Custom File Filter text box

Set the custom file filter shown in the File Type combo box in the Open dialog box and the Save As dialog box.

Associate with EmEditor button

Displays the Associate with EmEditor dialog box, where the user can specify which file extensions to associate with EmEditor.

Reset button

Reset to default settings.


The following dialog box is also available through this dialog box.

Associate with EmEditor dialog box (Select Associate with EmEditor button)

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