Tools menu - Options window Overview

Modified on Thu, 26 Jan 2023 at 09:33 AM

The Options window is divided in different sections:

To open the Options window:

    • In the Tools menu, select Options...
    • The Options window is displayed.

Email & Organizer

This section displays the list of mailbox, organizer and contact folders that can be indexed. Organizer folders consist of Tasks, Notes and Calendar folders. You can index the entire folder list, or part of it.

See "Emails & Organizer" help section

Files

This section displays the list of folders to index and those to exclude. The first part of the list indicates the name or complete path to each folder to index as well as the types of files to index (Documents, Music, Pictures and/or Videos), under the File Type column. The lower part of the list displays folders to exclude. As excluded folders are never indexed, the File type column displays nothing for each specified folder.

See "Files" help section

Browsers (favorites)

This section lets you select which Favorites/Bookmarks folder to index, if any. The Favorites/Bookmarks folder contains Web site and Web page addresses that you have bookmarked for quick access on future visits.

See "Browsers" help section

NOTE: ONLY FOR GOOGLE CHROME, MOZILLA FIREFOX AND INTERNET EXPLORER.

Browsers (History)

This section lets you select which History folder to index, if any. The History folder contains links to Web sites and Web pages visited in previous days and weeks.

See "Browsers" help section

NOTE: ONLY FOR GOOGLE CHROME, MOZILLA FIREFOX AND INTERNET EXPLORER.

Google Drive

This section lets you index your documents located on a Google Drive could account.

See "Clouds" help section

OneDrive

This section lets you index your documents located on a Microsoft OneDrive could account.

See "Clouds" help section

Dropbox

This section lets you index your documents located on a Dropbox could account.

See "Clouds" help section

Indexing & Performance

  1. Schedule (Indexing schedule)

Copernic Desktop Search can perform regular index updates. This means that it will automatically scan your files and email folders to find new or modified items and index or reindex them when necessary. Items that have not changed will NOT be reindexed.

See "Schedule" help section
  1. Index

    1. This section lists other index related options.

See "Index" help section

Advanced

  1. File types

    CDS indexes plenty of types of files. All file types indexed by CDS are listed in the File types section in the Advanced Option tab. You can index new file types by adding them to this list.

    See "File types" help section

    Others

    1. This section lists other advanced options.

      See "Advanced" help section

  2. Categories

    1. Copernic Desktop Search can show or hide one or more search categories in the main window. However, you must display a search category to use it. You cannot search for a particular type of file unless its category is displayed in the main window.

      See "Categories to display" help section

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