How can one easily select a folder but exclude subfolders?

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rising
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How can one easily select a folder but exclude subfolders?

Post by rising » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:23 am

Is there a way to select a folder but not the subfolders?

Example:

Given the following folder structure:

C:\
FOLDER_A
FOLDER_B
FOLDER_C
FOLDER_1
FOLDER_2
FOLDER_3

I want to scan only those files that reside in FOLDER_A.

The actual folder structure I am working with has dozens of subfolders, so selecting the top folder and then deselecting all the subfolders is quite time consuming. I tried using "*\*" and "\*" in the "Files to Exclude" filter (with Wildcards selected), but that did not work.

rising
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Re: How can one easily select a folder but exclude subfolders?

Post by rising » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:25 am

My example got messed up...

C:\
+-- FOLDER_A
+--+-- FOLDER_B
+--+-- FOLDER_C
+-- FOLDER_1
+--+-- FOLDER_2
+--+-- FOLDER_3

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Re: How can one easily select a folder but exclude subfolders?

Post by Support » Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:51 am

First time someone has the need for doing this, but beside using the Space bar and the down Arrow key to quickly unmark the sub folders, I see no other way.

I will make the request to add something that will alllow to unmark all sub folders on one go.
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