This section covers the functions of the Text
Menu functions. Please refer to the Toolbar
Buttons Section for the functions of the individual Toolbar
Button and History List.
Most of the major functions in UE are available
via the Menu commands and most also have keyboard shortcuts.
Below is a brief explanation of each function.
|File - used
with the File Manager functions
New - used to create a new File/Folder or to
create new Text/Image/Archive File. You must have a
Drive, Folder or subFolder selected to use this function.
Open - open an existing file.
Create Shortcut - will create a shortcut for the
selected item within the same drive/folder.
Rename - will put the Folder or File name into the
Properties - will show the current properties of
the selected item.
Associate - will launch 'open with' dialog to set association
of selected item.
Recycle - will delete (send to recycle bin) the
selected File or Folder.
Edit File - will open selected file in Notepad.
Run DOS - will launch a DOS window.
Exit - will shut down the program.
used with the File Manager functions
Cut - used to remove a selected item(s) and
place in Clipboard.
Copy - used to copy a selected item(s) and place
Paste - used to paste items from clipboard into
Copy to - used to copy selected item(s) to another
Move to - used to move selected item(s) to another
Select All - will select all items appearing in
the right side File Manager window.
Invert Selection - will reverse current
Copy Path as Text - Copy Name will copy
the name of selected object(s) into clipboard. Copy
Path+Name will copy the complete path of selected
object(s). Use Copy Current Folder Path to copy
selected folder path into Clipboard.
used with the File Manager functions
Large Icons, Small Icons, List, Details - four
methods of displaying the contents of the drives or
Arrange Icons - allows you to rearrange the
displayed folders or files by Name, Type, Size or Dates.
Show Grid - Show grid lines that separate the items in the list view panel.
Full Row Selection - Set entire rows to be selected in file list view panel when details view style is active.
Single Panel - Will display one double panel File
Single Panel (stacked) - Will Display one double panel File Manager window with directory panes "stacked" vertically.
Double Panel - will display two double panel File
Main Toolbar, Status Bar, Other Toolbar - will
toggle these displays on and off.
Thumbnails - Show image files using thumbnail icons at bottom/side panel..
Maximize File List - will expand File Manager to
Maximize Preview - will hide File Manager and give
Preview windows full screen.
Refresh - will refresh the display of the selected
drive/folder (which is done automatically whenever the
|Go - used
with the File Manager functions
Go to - will open dialog where you can type the
path to the drive, folder or file you wish to access.
Go to Root - will go to the root (drive) of
Go to Drive - will open dialog where you can
select a drive to browse.
Go to Path - Select and go to system defined
Back - will return to the previous drive/folder
displays before the current one displayed.
Forward - will go forward to the drive/folder
display in the History List.
Go Up - will change display to the next highest
level in the file/folder/drive tree.
Full Expand - will expand the display of the
currently selected item to show every folder/subfolder
Full Collapse - will contract the display for the
selected item back to showing drives and Window's items
only. If you had numerous folders/subfolders open on C
drive - you could select C drive and the Go - Full
Collapse option would close all open folders/subfolders
back up to the root of C drive.
provides quick access to the many Special Tools
Explorer comes with a variety of useful Tools or Utility
Please see the Special Tools sections of this User's
Manual for complete instructions on using each of these
The UE Special Tools include:
Find Files, Search Text, Replace Text, Compare
Text, Line Contents, Split File, Encrypt/Decrypt,
Disk Copy, Directory Size, Directory Printer, Directory
Compare, Set Properties, Batch Rename, Slide Show, Screen Capture, Calculator, Ascii List, Color List, System Information
and New Hex Window.
provides access to all the Archive
tools for working with compressed files
- launches the Archive Manager used to open, create, and
edit compressed files.
Converter - used to convert a compressed file into
another compressed file type.
Find Files - will search inside of compressed
files for specific , individual files.
Search Text - will search inside of compressed
files for files containing specific text strings.
Quick Zip - will lanuch Quick Zip window to zip
selected files of file manager list and store in the
default archive directory.
used to set UE preferences
- used to set basic program options.
Font - used to set desired font for UE controls.
Filters - used to set what file types are opened
by what type of onboard Viewing/Editing windows.
Quick Launch Bar - allows you to add popular
application icons at the right side of UE main toolbar.
Save Settings - will save all setting from current
Clean History - will delete entire History List of
drives/folders/files accessed throughout sessions.
controls what file types are shown in File Manager windows
Files - will display all files regardless of file
type or extension.
Image - Spreadsheet - clicking on any of these
options will display only files that match these types
based on your Filters as set in the Options above.
Folder - toggle the folder show ON and OFF.
For more custom display use "Filter" box of
controls Viewing/Editing windows.
No Preview -
if this option is checked, than no Viewing/Editing
windows will launch when clicking on individual files
within File Manager.
Hex - Spreadsheet - you may toggle any or all
types of Viewing/Editing windows on or off. If you have
Image unchecked - then no Viewer will be launched when
you click on image files.
Close - will close the currently selected (active)
Close All - will close all open (even minimized)
Minimize All - will minimize all open
Maximize All - will maximize all minimized
Use ActiveX - will lanuch configuration window to
set which file formats will use ActiveX/OLE technology to
display it with in UE.
Multiple Instances - allows more than one
Viewing/Editing window at the same time.
controls the open, maximized Viewing/Editing windows
- will display multiple windows in Cascade format.
Tile - will divide the available Viewing screen
among the open windows.
Arrange Icons - will arrange all minimized
Viewing/Editing windows along the bottom of the viewing
File List - displays a list of all open (even
minimized) Viewing windows. You may switch to any of the
listed windows by clicking on the file name. The
displayed checkmark denotes the currently active window.
|Help - links
for Help, Ordering and tech support functions
- launches the index page of Help Files.
Home Page - takes you to the Universal Explorer
Tech Support - allows you to submit a tech support
request via email.
Online Ordering - takes you to the Online Ordering
Options page to order this product.
About - provides details about this product and