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I want to produce my reports in HTML and I use the command line interface fort his job. Is there any possibility to create a more individual HTML output – e.g. by using style sheets?

At themoment, there is no possibility to change the design of the produced HTML filesexcept by choosing different columns to be exported.But if youexport your reports to XML, you could fit the provided XSL style sheet"TreeSize.xsl" (stored in the TreeSize Pro installation directory) to yourneeds. For further information, please refer to the TreeSize manual.

How can I uninstall the TreeSize column part without uninstalling the whole TreeSize software? Is there a possibility to deactivate it in the Windows registry?

You have two options:

You may simply deactivate the TreeSize column in the Windows Explorer by right-clicking on the tables head and uncheck the TreeSize entry in the context menu.

Alternatively you may uninstall the TreeSize column manually, by deleting the following key from the registry using regedit.exe: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\Folder\ShellEx\ColumnHandlers\{0BC1E559-9D68-4E99-AFD9-98D27DAB971D}

How can I reactivate the TreeSize entry in my context menu after I had to repair a user profile?

TreeSize version 4 and higher offer the possibility to switch this feature on or off in the options dialog under "System > Context Menu".

Is it possible to select several (or all) files listed in the file search’s result list?

You can select several files -justlike in other applications- by left-clicking while you press the CTRL key. If you press CTRL+A, you selectevery file in the list.

After selecting the files you want,you can mark the selected files by right-clicking and choosing "Check" from the context menu.

Consecutive entries can be markedby hitting the space bare repeatedly.

How can I choose, which column should appear in a report or in an exported file?

You may select the desired columns in the options dialog of TreeSize under the corresponding Export type. For configuring the HTML export for example, go to "Export > HTML". You can then enable/disable the columns in the "Visible columns" list of this options page.

Do you have a version comparison chart?Is your demo limited by anything other than time?

You can find a comparison of the TreeSize editions and SpaceObServer at: https://www.jam-software.com/treesize/tsizeVsSOS.shtml

The demo version is not limited in functionality.

When I run Treesize Professional on our file server people have trouble accessing folders and files. I even tried to set the program to the lower priorities. Any way to slow the file activity? the priority levels only seem to be for CPU.

You can decrease he maximum number of threads in the "Scan" Options of Treesize, this will reduce the impact on the server.

Can tree size find/report long file paths (e.g. > 255)?

Long paths can be searched using the "Custom File Search" of TreeSize, simply activate the search option "Full Path longer than X characters" with a value of 255. In the main application, folders containing  long paths are highlighted in red in case the option "Tools > Options > View > General > Show elements conatining path >260 chars in red" is activated.

On a Novell Netware volume, TreeSize reports compressed files as uncompressed and the user names are missing in the Owner columns. Why?

Unfortunately the Netware client for Windows does not supply information about compression and file owners through standard Windows API functions. So developers have to integrate special support for Netware in their applications. We may address this issue in a later version of TreeSize, but so far we do not actively support Netware. All other parts work fine with Netware volumes.

Can TreeSize omit displaying directories that are smaller than a certain size ?

The context menu of theroot directory offers an option, for removing files that go below a certainlimit. Right-click on the root directory (alternatively, you can choose"Expand" from the menu "Branch") and choose "Remove folder XX MB".

I'd like to scan a certain group of drives when TreeSize is started. Is this possible?

Yes, it is possible. This can be done in the options dialog of TreeSize under "System > Startup". You can specify up to five paths here that are scanned when TreeSize is started.

Will the pie chart also display the free space on my drives ?

If the root directory of this drive is selected, the drives free space will be shown in the pie chart. Please note that this requires the corresponding option in the context menuof the pie chart to beactivated.