Shell Drag and Drop

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Shell Drag and Drop

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FolderSizes allows users to drag and drop file system paths onto various areas of the product user interface.

 

This feature provides a convenient means of working with the Windows shell. For example, you can drag one or more folders from a Windows Explorer window into the main window frame to initiate an immediate analysis.

 

The following drop target areas have been defined:

 

Main window - Dragging and dropping one or more paths onto any part of the main application window will initiate an immediate analysis of those paths.
Search window - Dragging and dropping paths into the "search paths" portion of the search window will add them to the path list.
File Reports window - Dragging and dropping paths onto any part of the File Reports window will trigger their immediate analysis.
Multiple Path window - Dragging and dropping paths onto any part of the Multiple Path window will add them to the path list.

 

You can drag and drop folder, drive, and network paths into FolderSizes. Please note that file paths are not a valid drop source, and will be ignored if attempted.

 

If you drag and drop a shell shortcut into FolderSizes, the target of the shell link will be resolved and, if valid, processed as through it were a normal file system path.