File Type Groups Detail

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File Type Groups Detail

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The File Type Groups report provides a high-level grouping of files by broad category (e.g. graphic files, music, etc.).

 

The File Types Group Detail report can be sorted by any column; simply click the column by which you wish to sort. Click the same column again to reverse the sort order.

 

By using the Export button, the contents of the File Type Groups Report can be exported for external analysis or display.

 

You can print the File Types Group Detail report by using the Print button at the bottom of the report generator window. The list will print exactly as it appears in the report.

 

Once report generation completes, you can double-click an entry in order to find specific file instances (via FolderSizes Search).

 

Managing File Type Groups

 

To customize file type groups, select the File Type Groups Detail View within the File Reporter window. Then click the Manage File Type Groups button.

 

You will be presented with a listing of current File Type Groups. To add a new File Type Group, click the Add button. To remove the currently selected File Type Group, click the Delete button. To Edit the currently selected File Type Group, click the Edit button.

 

Changes and additions to File Type Groups are committed when the Save button is clicked.

 

Editing File Type Groups

 

Creating a new File Type Group (or editing an existing one) will cause the File Type Group Editor window to appear.

 

File Type Groups have a name, a description, and one or more associated file extensions. The name and description fields are required, and at least one file extension association must be added.

 

To add a new file extension, enter the extension into the edit box near the bottom of the window and click the Add button. Once added, the new extension will appear in the Extensions listing.

 

To edit an extension, select it in the Extensions list, edit the extension using the edit box near the bottom of the window, and then click the Replace button.

 

To remove an extension, select it in the Extensions list and click the Delete button.