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  • #21640

    Skeeve
    Participant

    Hi guys,

    When I right click a tab and use the function ‘Open Windows Explorer’ the corresponding directory will be opened in windows explorer.

    I am using a custom explorer, called ‘Directory Opus’ which is much more convenient and this explorer is capable to re-route calls of windows explorer. In other words, if I use a such a function in any program, Dopus will open instead of windows explorer.

    However, there are a few exceptions, where windows explorer is hardcoded and EmEditor is one of them. I already studied their forum and they explained that the application must use the SHOpenFolderAndSelectItems API call instead of calling hardcoded explorer.exe with the /select parameter.

    Feel free to check details here:
    https://resource.dopus.com/t/free-download-manager-opens-explorer-instead-of-opus/24963/2

    If I got that right, there are no other disadvantages, this is just a more modern approach and for users that only have the standard windows explorer, the behaviour is the same as before.

    Much appreciated, if there is any chance that this will be updated in a future release.

    Thanks a lot,
    Kind regards,
    Marcus

    #21641

    Yutaka Emura
    Keymaster

    That’s brilliant! I will use SHOpenFolderAndSelectItems on the next version.

    Thanks,

    #21642

    Skeeve
    Participant

    Awesome, thank you so much!

    If by any chance this function also could be added to the normal file menu, that would be a big plus. (At the moment this function can only be chosen from the tab menu if I got that right).

    Again, many thanks for support!

    Kind regards,
    Marcus

    #21643

    Yutaka Emura
    Keymaster

    Hello,

    You can right-click on an file list item in the file menu, and select “Open Windows Explorer”. Please see:

    #21647

    Skeeve
    Participant

    Aw, that’s how it works:)
    Many thanks!

    Kind regards,
    Marcus

    #21677

    Skeeve
    Participant

    This works great now, many thanks!

    Is there a way to assign a keyboard shortcut to this function?

    #21678

    Yutaka Emura
    Keymaster

    Unfortunately, currently there are no ways to assign a keyboard shortcut to the Open Windows Explorer command. I will consider that in future versions.

    Thanks,

    #21733

    Skeeve
    Participant

    Is this now possible in 16.7.1? Tried to figure out how, but still couldn’t get it to work.

    Thanks,
    Kind regards,
    Skeeve

    #21735

    Yutaka Emura
    Keymaster

    No, it is NOT included in v16.7.1. If this is important, I will included this feature on the next major version.
    Thanks,

    #21736

    Display Error
    Participant

    Coincidentally I’ve just started switching over to XYplorer as my replacement for Window Explorer and stumbled across the same issue!
    Many thanks for including this in your future roadmap 🙂

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