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  • chrisjj
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    Note: this can also give the error

    Unable to delete [foldername]: The process cannot access the file [sic] because it is being used by another process

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  • chrisjj
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    > Perhaps an "informational" message instead of an error would be more appropriate...

    Indeed. The error's indication that the conditional move operation has failed is false.

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  • chrisjj
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    > Select the files inside of the folder instead of trying to Move or Delete the folder itself.

    Thanks, but the reason I used file filters is to avoid the need to make hundreds of file selections by hand.

    > Providing no feedback would result in a user attempting to
    > delete an 'empty' folder that would not go away ...

    My report is about Move, not Delete.

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  • Tim
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    Thanks, we'll consider that.

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  • Michael Bulgrien
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    Perhaps an "informational" message instead of an error would be more appropriate...

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  • Aaron
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    This is working as intended.

    As a user who has hidden their filters textbox, has not supressed filters, or otherwise does not know or remember they have filtered out results, there are some users who would then expect the Folder to be deleted on the Left side. This would have been the default BC2 behavior since selecting a Folder acted on all items regardless of filters.

    Select the files inside of the folder instead of trying to Move or Delete the folder itself.

    Providing no feedback would result in a user attempting to delete an 'empty' folder that would not go away until they realized they had filters enabled.

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  • chrisjj
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    > And the problem is?

    The error. I don't expect BC to try to remove a folder it hasn't emptied, nor to alarm the user when this fails.

    > If you want hidden files to move

    Thanks, but I don't - that's why I left that option unticked.

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  • Michael Bulgrien
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    And the problem is?

    If you want hidden files to move, then check the "Include hidden items in operation" check box.

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