Longer and better History drop down

Share any ideas you have on improving Explorer++
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Longer and better History drop down

Post by Edgar5 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:28 am

I've been snowed in for a few days so…

When you click the pop down next to the Back or Forward buttons on the Main toolbar (and you have visited sufficient folders), by default, Explorer++ creates a menu of the most recent 10 folders on the list. I find the value tend to be restrictive so I made it a preference variable which may be accessed via the Options dialog's General panel. I also would prefer to see the folder's full path in the menu; I also made this a preference variable. Finally, since this is a quick access menu, it makes no sense to have duplicates (but only when the full path is displayed - if only the folder's name is displayed ambiguous entries must be shown); again, a preference variable.
The attachment History Settings.png is no longer available
Here's an example of what it might look like with more than 10 folders visited:
History Settings.png
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this pictures the menu with full file names.

The actual list of folders visited is not modified so the Back\Forward arrows navigate through the entire list regardless of these new settings. Let me know if you're interested in the code and I will put it on Dropbox.

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