Monday, September 2, 2013

FastFind Enhanced. A plugin for Far Manager.


Haven't written for a while, due to depression and shit. But don't despair, my avid readers, I am too much of a coward to actually leave this planet yet. Personal psychoanalysis aside, I have news!

I managed to finish one of my many projects, the "FastFind Enhanced" plugin. And what a fine job I did. Not only does it work, but has readme, help system, config menu, internationalisation (translations) - the full set of a grown "serious" project.

No more delays! Here's relevant links:
Download page (PlugRinG)
Far Manager discussion thread for this plugin

I'm quite proud of this, actually. Almost like I'm a real boy developer now.

Sadly, my overpedantic intelligence keeps me on the ground too firmly. This is no big achievement, any way you look at it, its actually shameful if you think how long did it take me to make the thing. Well, I learned a thing or two while creating it, and the results are quite useful (I use it myself every day), so time was not entirely wasted.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

FAR Manager. Macros and whatnot.

Edit: This article's updated variant has been posted to an appropriate  forum. 
Gather round, boys and girls, for I am about to tell you a story.

Macro in your FAR Manager? It's more likely than you think.

    The "macro" term is used loosely in Far to describe a broad range of user-made modifications of the application's behavior. For the sake of simplicity, let me divide them into several use cases: