favorite files and recents files sub-menues



  • Hello
    I suggest these two enhencements to NP++
    recent files: the list goes to a sub menu and not list them under the files menu
    Add another menu like the recent files : called : favorite files : also a list un sub-menu that has 5 to 10 files that you keep in list as favorite that you open two often such as the etc/hosts file!



  • @Abou-Bilal-Hall said in favorite files and recents files sub-menues:

    recent files: the list goes to a sub menu and not list them under the files menu

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    Add another menu like the recent files : called : favorite files

    Explorer plugin offers this, for folders/files/websites/sessions, example (mostly collapsed to protect my privacy!):

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  • @Abou-Bilal-Hall said in favorite files and recents files sub-menues:

    Hello
    I suggest these two enhencements to NP++
    recent files: the list goes to a sub menu and not list them under the files menu

    Feature already exists: Settings > Preferences > Recent Files History, enable the ☑ In Submenu checkbox.

    Add another menu like the recent files : called : favorite files : also a list un sub-menu that has 5 to 10 files that you keep in list as favorite that you open two often such as the etc/hosts file!

    Feature implemented via plugins. For example, NppFavorites. And I believe the Explorer plugin also has a “favorites” feature. (I don’t use either of those plugins, but have heard them mentioned.)



  • @Alan-Kilborn ,

    Way to make a person feel slow: you got nearly the same information portrayed, in less time, with screenshots no less! :-)

    I guess the one thing I added to the conversation was mentioning the NppFavorites plugin.

    Anyway, I hope these ideas help @Abou-Bilal-Hall .



  • @PeterJones said in favorite files and recents files sub-menues:

    Way to make a person feel slow: you got nearly the same information portrayed, in less time, with screenshots no less!

    Well…(simple) screenshots take less time to make than typing some text, so it was not a great achievement on my part!
    I certainly wasn’t trying to beat anyone to the punch. :-)
    I think the “achievement” was in all of the good info we gave the OP, in a very short turnaround time. :-)

    I guess the one thing I added to the conversation was mentioning the NppFavorites plugin.

    Yes, so we also got some nice diversity in our replies. :-)
    I have not tried NppFavorites myself, as the Explorer plugin has always met my “favorites” need.
    But…looking now I see that favorites is really all I use Explorer for anyway, so maybe I should try “streamlining” functionality and dumping Explorer in favor of NppFavorites… Hmm, will that outweigh the “hates change” feeling I have? Hmmm.

    I always like it when I can reply with something I’ve used and had success with.
    I will reply and point out a plugin that I haven’t used, but only if I don’t have anything else to recommend, and I try to give a disclaimer to the “haven’t tried, but know of…” variety.


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