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File Sets are used create named sets of files that can then be opened as a group or searched from the Search in Files tool.

File sets can be created in several ways:

  • Open the desired files and use the Name Set of Open Files... item in the Files > File Sets menu.
  • Select the desired files in the Project, Open Files, or in other tools and use the Name Set of Selected Files... item in the Files > File Sets menu.
  • Select the desired files in the Project or Open Files tool, right click and select the Name Selected File Set... menu item.
  • Search in the Search in Files tool and when the search is complete use the Name Result File Set item in the Options menu to name the set of files in which a search match was found.

Once defined, file sets can be opened from the Files > File Sets menu and they are included by name in the Search in Files tool's Look in menu.

To view or edit the defined file sets, use the Manage File Sets... item in the File > File Sets menu. Right click to access the available operations in this dialog. To rename a file set, click on its name and edit the name in place.

Binding File Sets to Keys

File sets can be bound to a key sequence, so that the pressing that sequence will open the file set in the editor. This is done in the Manage File Sets dialog, by selecting the file set, right clicking, and selecting Set Key Binding....

Shared File Sets

File sets can either be stored in the project file (the default) or in a shared file that is used by all projects. To make a file set into a shared file set, open the Manage File Sets dialog and check the Shared checkbox.

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