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QTTabBar

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 2/17/2016.

QTTabBar is extension for Windows Explorer that brings tabbed browsing to Microsoft's file browser, along with a host of other great features.

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Post-install instructions

New install

This package will attempt to register and enable the extension automatically. Once enabled, you must enable the 'Tab Bar' toolbar within 'File Explorer'.

Upgrading

To start using the new version, process 'explorer.exe' must be restarted. To easily do this, simply logoff/sign-out of Windows and sign back in or restart the computer.

To install QTTabBar, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install qttabbar

To upgrade QTTabBar, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade qttabbar

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'qttabbar'
    $url = 'http://qttabbar.wdfiles.com/local--files/qttabbar/QTTabBar_1038.zip'
    $checksum = 'eb34c8d2eb3f1670b77fe978f6f366ee666749c0'
    $checksumType = 'sha1'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = "/QI"
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"
    $ahkPre = Join-Path $toolsDir 'chocolateyInstallPre.ahk'
    $ahkPost = Join-Path $toolsDir 'chocolateyInstallPost.ahk'
    
    $regKey = 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Quizo\QTTabBar'
    if (Test-Path $regKey) {
      $installed = 1
      Write-Debug "Existing install detected."
    }
    
    Start-Process 'AutoHotKey' $ahkPre
    
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Url64bit "" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum" `
                                 -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
    
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                     -FileType "$installerType" `
                                     -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                     -File "$installFile"
    
    # disable warning popup in IE
    New-Item -Path HKCU:\Software\Quizo -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    New-Item -Path HKCU:\Software\Quizo\QTTabBar -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    $regKey = 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Quizo\QTTabBar'
    $regProp = 'IEWarned'
    $regPropVal = '1'  #default=0; 1=suppress
    Set-ItemProperty $regKey -Name $regProp -Value $regPropVal -Type DWord -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    
    if (! $installed -eq 1) {
      Write-Host "Attempting to automatically add QTTabBar to File Explorer, this may take a minute..."
      # temporarily quiet IE via registry
      $disableIePopups = @("DisableFirstRunCustomize","RunOnceHasShown","RunOnceComplete")
      $regIeLm = 'HKLM:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main'
      $regIeCu = 'HKCU:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main'
      foreach ($i in $disableIePopups) {
        $regIeLmBak = ,(Get-ItemProperty $regIeLm).$i
        Set-ItemProperty $regIeLm -Name $i -Value 1 -Type DWord
        $regIeCuBak = ,(Get-ItemProperty $regIeCu).$i
        Set-ItemProperty $regIeCu -Name $i -Value 1 -Type DWord
      }  
      Start-Process 'AutoHotKey' $ahkPost
      # restore registry for IE
      foreach ($i in $disableIePopups) {
        Set-ItemProperty $regIeLm -Name $i -Value $regIeLmBak[$x++] -Type DWord
        Set-ItemProperty $regIeLm -Name $i -Value $regIeLmBak[$y++] -Type DWord
      }
    }
    
    Write-Host
    @"
    After launching a new File Explorer process, if QTTabBar toolbar is not present, please perform the following steps to enable:
    `t
    1. Enable plugin within INTERNET Explorer:
    `t   WinKey+R > iexplore > EnterKey > Alt+X > M > (Verify QTTabBar is set to ENABLE)
    `t
    2. Add toolbar within FILE Explorer:
    `t   WinKey+R > explorer > EnterKey > Alt > V > Y > (Choose QTTabBar to enable the toolbar)
    `t
    3. Configure QTTabBar by context `"right`" clicking  on the QTTabBar toolbar.
    `t
    Note:   >   represents the NEXT STEP, not an input
            +   represents HOLDING the first key down while pressing the second key, then releasing both
           ( )  represents INSTRUCTIONS, not an input
    "@
  • tools\chocolateyInstallPost.ahk Show
    ; default environment
    DetectHiddenWindows, off
    SetControlDelay, 20
    
    ; modified environment
    #NoEnv
    #NoTrayIcon
    DetectHiddenText, off
    SetTitleMatchMode, 2
    
    ; variables
    winTitleIE = - Internet Explorer ahk_class IEFrame ahk_exe iexplore.exe
    winTitleAddons = Manage Add-ons ahk_class #32770 ahk_exe iexplore.exe
    winTitleEnable = Enable add-on ahk_class #32770 ahk_exe iexplore.exe
    
    Process, Exist, iexplore.exe
    if !ErrorLevel = 0 {
      procExists = 1
      WinActivate,%winTitleIE%
    } else {
      procExists = 0
      Run, iexplore, , , pid
    ;  WinWait, ahk_pid %pid%, Address Bar, 60  ;too quick
    ;  WinActivate, ahk_pid %pid%, , 10
      WinWait, %winTitleIE%, , 60
      WinActivate, %winTitleIE%, , 60
      Send {ALT Down}x{ALT Up}m
      Sleep 250
    }
    
    Send {TAB 2}QTTabBar{ALT Down}e{ALT Up}
    Sleep 1000
    
    IfWinActive, %winTitleEnable%
    {
      Send {ENTER}
      Send {ALT Down}l{ALT Up}
      CloseIE()
      sleep 10000
      Return
    }
    IfWinActive, %winTitleAddons% 
    {
      Send {ALT Down}l{ALT Up}
      CloseIE()
    }
    
    CloseIE()
    {
      if procExists = 1 
      {
        WinActivate,%winTitleIE%,  
        Send, ^w
      }
      else
      {
        WinClose, ahk_exe iexplore.exe
      }
    }
    
    ; File Explorer
    Run, explorer
    WinWait, ahk_exe explorer.exe, , 60
    WinActivate, ahk_exe explorer.exe
    Sleep 500
    SetKeyDelay 50
    Send {ALT}
    Send {V}
    Send {Y}
    Send {DOWN 2}
    Send {SPACE}
    Send {ALT down}{F4}
    
  • tools\chocolateyInstallPre.ahk Show
    ; default environment
    DetectHiddenWindows, off
    SetControlDelay, 20
    
    ; modified environment
    #NoEnv
    #NoTrayIcon
    DetectHiddenText, off
    SetTitleMatchMode, 2
    
    ; variables
    winTitleException = ahk_class #32770 ahk_exe QTTabBar.exe
    winTextException = System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object
    
    WinWait, %winTitleException%, %winTextException%, 20
    WinActivate
    ControlClick, OK, %winTitleException%, %winTextException%
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ahk Show
    ; default environment
    DetectHiddenWindows, off
    SetControlDelay, 20
    
    ; modified environment
    #NoEnv
    #NoTrayIcon
    DetectHiddenText, off
    SetTitleMatchMode, 2
    
    ; variables
    winTitleException = ahk_class #32770 ahk_exe QTTabBar.exe
    winTextException = System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: Could not find a part of the path
    
    WinWait, %winTitleException%, , 10
    WinActivate
    ControlClick, OK, %winTitleException%, %winTextException%
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'qttabbar'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = "/QU"
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $uninstallFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"
    
    $scriptPath = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $ahkFile = Join-Path $scriptPath "chocolateyUninstall.ahk"
    $ahkExe = 'AutoHotKey'
    $ahkRun = "$Env:Temp\$(Get-Random).ahk"
    Copy-Item $ahkFile "$ahkRun" -Force
    Start-Process $ahkExe $ahkRun
    
    $regKey = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Quizo\QTTabBar'
    if (Test-Path $regKey) {
      Write-Debug "Existing install detected."
    }
    
    if (Test-Path $uninstallFile) {
      Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                  -FileType "$installerType" `
                                  -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                  -File "$uninstallFile"
    }
    
    Remove-Item "$ahkRun" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    
    # vista bug, if qttabbar remains after uninstall, remove key:
    #[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\ShellBrowser]
    #"ITBar7Layout"

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • QuizoApps

Copyright

© 2007 QuizoApps

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  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

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