Middle-click in Far Manager 2

In Far Manager 1.70 you could browse folders with mouse wheel. Rotating wheel would scroll up and down. Middle-click would open a folder. But version 2.0 disables middle-click. Boo! Never take away features from users. Fortunately it’s very easy to restore this functionality: Launch [C:\Program Files\Far2\Addons\Macros\MiddleClickAsEnter.reg]. If you don’t have this folder re-install Far and […]

How to change Far Manager’s font and window size

Freshly installed Far Manager looks um… small: Here’s how to make its window bigger: Right-click on the window title, select Properties Switch to Font tab Select a bigger font. I prefer raster font 10 x 18. (optional) Switch to Layout tab and change window size there. I leave it as 80 x 25.

How to add context menu to Far Manager

Sometimes I need to do something with file that Far Manager can’t help me with. Good example is changing file permissions. In these cases Windows Explorer context menu comes handy: If you want context menu in Far Manager you need EMenu plugin. Fortunately, it is included with Far by default. Here’s how to set it […]

How to use ClientScriptManager.RegisterForEventValidation method

Have you ever encountered this error: Invalid postback or callback argument.  Event validation is enabled using <pages enableEventValidation=”true”/> in configuration or <%@ Page EnableEventValidation=”true” %> in a page.  For security purposes, this feature verifies that arguments to postback or callback events originate from the server control that originally rendered them.  If the data is valid […]