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#1 John Zajac

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Posted 14 August 2017 - 08:30 AM

Here's the scenario:  I want to identify the contents of some medium.  So I then create either a dummy restore or verify task.  In the dummy task, I check all drives where data were ever stored.  I then select "Filter" and add only the specific medium.

 

Here's the problem.  If I have millions or billions of data files selected, virtually all of the files in the directory tree are grayed out.  I have to scroll down and see if I can find any files that only have a check in the box.  Sometimes I have to drill down to subdirectories to find a check box because the upper level is grayed out.  I understand the reasons for this, but sometimes it would be nice to not have these gray boxes show up.

 

So, my request is to have the option to not display all of these nonmatching files which show up as gray boxes.  In other words, only matching files with check boxes would appear.  If I want to see everything, I would just toggle to the original option.