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The File Properties docking panel appears, by default, at the lower left of the main Duplicate File Detective user interface.

 

To show properties for a file, simply select it in the duplicate report results listing. The File Properties panel will be updated to reflect the properties of the currently selected file.

 

The following information is displayed:

 

General - Name, full path, and other basic file information.

Size - File size information.

Date & Time - Shows all date / time file attributes.

Path Length - The name of the selected file's name length (and full path length).

Attributes - Shows attributes that apply to this file (e.g. read-only, hidden, etc.).

Version - Shows file version information (appears only for executable file types).

Audio Tags - Shows audio tag fields (for supported audio file formats).

 

The File Properties docking panel also offers several functions via its integrated toolbar:

 

Save - Writes a copy of the file properties to a text file in the location of your choosing.

Copy - Places a textual representation of the file properties on the Windows clipboard.

Categorize - Breaks down file property data into a series of logical categories.

Alphabetize - Shows file property data in alphabetical order.

 

Note: Information displayed within the File Properties docking window is read-only (e.g. modifications to file properties cannot be made from here).