Emacs 26.1, Window 10

If I want to find in dired mode some file/folder I :

  1. C-s
  2. Input file/folder name

Here result:

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OK. It's work. But it slow. Is it possible to search file/folder only by input file/folder names. Without C-s operation.

Is it possible?

  • The question is not too clear. Are you asking for behavior like C-s, to go to a file name in Dired by typing text that matches only against the file name, but in a way that is faster than C-s? Or would something like find-name-dired help you? Consider showing a recipe of what actions you want to make and what result you want to achieve. It's also possible that the way you're using C-s causes poor performance. Also, you can filter the files shown in Dired, in case your listing is very long. – Drew Nov 21 '18 at 14:55
  • @Drew I need go to a file name in Dired by typing text that matches only against the file name. – Alexei Nov 21 '18 at 16:28
  • Then C-s (or C-M-s is all I'm aware of. But again, you might be able to speed things up by filtering your Dired buffer - fewer file names to match means quicker, in general. – Drew Nov 21 '18 at 17:05
  • @Drew And how I can use filter in dired mode? Is I need install external package. Or it's out of box? – Alexei Nov 21 '18 at 17:57
  • 1
    C-x d foo*.el bar* etc. is one way. dired-omit-mode is another way. M-: (dired "foo" LIST-OF-FILE-NAMES) is another - the files can be in any directories. If you use Dired+ then the last is simplified interactively as diredp-dired-for-files, bound to C-x D F. Start with C-x M-o (dired-omit-mode). – Drew Nov 21 '18 at 18:52

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