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Windows console applications. File managers

Operating systems : Windows

FAR Manager : DOS Navigator : File Commander

The concept and requirements to file manager had formed itself back in the DOS epoch. With the spread of operating systems with graphical user interface, other applications facilitating files handling emerged. But for many tasks and for many users orthodox file managers remain the most convenient option.

There are file managers with graphical user interface here for a long time already, however console file managers still hold on not only their proper niche, but as well a part of the space belonging in theory to file managers with a GUI. Nowadays file managers can, all in all, the same and in general the same way, but text-based file managers are more responsive to user actions. Also, even if it is not topical enough now, console file managers require less system resources, than GUI file managers of comparable functionality.

FAR Manager - / home page /

Console file manager for Windows.

Among the built-in functions: FTP, Windows network, extensible archive files support, print manager, text editor. Other plugins are available: SFTP/SCP, image viewer, hex editor, syntax highlighting and auto-completion for text editor, some others.

FAR Manager 2.0:

Console file manager

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FAR Manager 2.0:

FTP, downloading files

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FAR Manager 2.0:

A submenu

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FAR Manager 2.0:

System settings

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FAR Manager 2.0:

Text editor

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FAR Manager 2.0:

MPlayer, playing .mp3

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DOS Navigator - / open source project /

Console file manager for Windows. A variation of the DOS file manager. There is also a version for OS/2.

Archive files support, text editor with syntax highlighting, disk editor, spreadsheet, calculator, calendar, etc. Built-in FTP client is a feature of another program based on DOS Navigator code - Necromancer's Dos Navigator (NDN).

DOS Navigator 2.14:

Console file manager

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DOS Navigator 2.14:

Before copying a file

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DOS Navigator 2.14:

A submenu

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DOS Navigator 2.14:

System settings

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DOS Navigator 2.14:

Text editor

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DOS Navigator 2.14:

Uuencoding a .mp3 file

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File Commander - / home page /

Console file manager for Windows. There are versions for OS/2, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenSolaris and other *nix systems.

Archive files support, text-editor.

File Commander 2.40:

Console file manager

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File Commander 2.40:

Before copying a file

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File Commander 2.40:

A submenu

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File Commander 2.40:

System settings

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File Commander 2.40:

Text editor

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File Commander 2.40:

A file info

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Besides FAR Manager, DOS Navigator and File Commander console file managers with orthodox interface, there is also a quite different ZTreeWin. And DOS file managers may be used under Windows as well - with all their limitations in functionality, having their roots in DOS nature.


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CSS vertical alignment

 

CSS vertical alignment of a block element containing text and images. It works for various combinations of inline and block elements. Example: CSS vertical alignment CSS vertical alignment HTML / XHTML. Code: <div class="parent"> <div class="child"> <div class="childcontent">CSS vertical alignment</div> <div class="childcontent"><img src="image.jpg" width="68" height="68" alt="Image" /></div> <div class="childcontent">CSS vertical alignment</div> </div> </div> CSS. Code: .parent {position: relative; left: 0px; top: 0px; height: 200px; display: table;} .child {position: relative; left: 0px; top: 0px; display: table-cell; vertical-align: middle;} .childcontent {position: relative; left: 0px; top: 0px;} Note: .parent and .childcontent may be floated left ("float: left;") or not, but .child must be without "float: left;" for this method of CSS vertical alignment to work. [ 1 ] As well as Netscape 6.01+, Mozilla 0.6+. [ 2 ] As well as Netscape 6.01+, Mozilla 0.6+.

Screenshots in DOS

 

There are several programs for taking screenshots in DOS. SNARF, for instance. Using this application succeeded in taking screenshots in most of the cases. Also, the screenshots' quality (.BMP files) by SNARF results to be the highest among the programs tested: ScreenThief, VideoThief, FLIP, GRABBER, SNARF. Using SNARF with default settings is straightforward, but there is a shortcoming - SNARF always saves screenshots to the folder where the user is currently in. That could be inconvenient or unacceptable. And there is no obvious way to change it. But there is a roundabout option. The initial idea had been found on this page. The result based on it: 1. SNARF [ Download ] 2. Open SNARF.EXE in a text editor in text mode (not hex), find snarf000.bmp and replace it for s:scn000.bin 3. Create a batch file, S.BAT for example, where besides a string for starting SNARF.EXE will be a command assigning the path to the folder screenshots will be saved into to a virtual drive S: The folder and path may be any: C:\SOFT\SNARF.EXE SUBST S: C:\SCREENS\ 4. Start SNARF: S [or S.BAT] 5. To take a screenshot: Alt + S There will be two beeps. The first at the beginning and the second one as a sign the process has completed successfully. After the screenshots are taken, go to the folder where they are saved in and replace the file extensions from .BIN to .BMP SNARF - Freeware.