I prefer to use light themes, and when, for example, I have set up my main archive screen to be Classic Toolbar with Blizzard Blue, files in the archive are highlighted (no checkboxes, full row select) with white text on grey background. They are easy to see .
However, in the Add screens, the files and folders are black type upon a pale blue background, which is not so readily visible, especially when highlighting separate files in lists with Ctrl/Click for addition. It would be ideal if the backgrounds to files in these screens could be set to mimic the highlighting of those in the main archive window.
I have tried experimenting with different themes and settings for skins, toolbars and so forth, but, unless I’ve missed something, none seem to give me the effect I want.
It would really make me happy if you put .BH in the Windows 11 context menu. I know it’s in the “More Options” section, but this would make it more convenient. Don’t know why the option to add it to the menu isn’t there in the first place. P-L-E-A-S-E ??? :) Thanks You!
In Windows 11 a new explorer context menu is introduced.
The “old” context menu may still be accessed through an additional mouse click, to reach the PowerArchiver context menu functions, but this isn’t comfortable at all.
Could you add PowerArchiver items to the first level (and ideally disable the Windows native ZIP entry)
I’d like to propose an improvement for password protected archives.
Actual behavior is:
If I open an archive, which is password protected and make a typo in the password dialog, I’ll get the message, that the password was wrong and I end up with an empty window. I need to reopen the archive to be able to enter the password again.
Tell me, that the password was wrong and give me the chance to enter the correct password to decrypt the archive.
I know I have been asking for this feature some time ago, but as nothing has changed let me ask again:
The ZIPX-format offers an algorithm, that compresses JPEG-files by about 20-30%. Please add compression (packing) support for this in ZIPX-archives to Powerarchiver. Extraction of JPEGs packed into ZIPX by this algorithm is already supported by Powerarchiver for a long time, so it should not be difficult? Or is it a licensing problem?
I’d like to suggest, that the correct archive type is (always) selected, when adding files by drag & drop to an archive.
This is already happening if the archive has the correct extension. For example, if I’m adding files to test.zip, zip will be selected. If I’m adding files to test.7z, 7z will be selected as format in “Add dialog”.
But this won’t be working, if the archive has not the “right” extension.
So XPI files (Firefox addons) for example are ZIP files. PowerArchiver opens them without any problems, but if I try to add file by drag & drop, PowerArchiver won’t auto select “ZIP”, but use the last selected archive format, while PowerArchiver already knows, that I’m trying to add files to a ZIP.
I love this, only there is one problem. The UAC elevation feature does not extend to Mount Image option in the add-on software PA provided. It is most annoying whenever I am on highest UAC settings and I mount an ISO, every time I open and create a virtual drive UAC appears. I also do not want to completely disable UAC.
Is adding UAC elevation for mount image feature possible?
Shell Ext. - Creating SFX
Can you add a new option to Shell Ext. menu (for archives)
e. g. “Create self-extracting archive + Options” ?
It should work like standart “Create self-extracting zip”
but before creating EXE
it must show “PA SelfExtractor” dialog
(like PA main wnd > Actions menu > Make EXE file")
or SFX Wizard
(tools menu > SFX Wizard)
As for me , Make EXE dialog is better then the Wizard
But you can add an option to the Configuration Dialod
so users can select what they want to use:
dialog or Wizard
I support this idea ;)
at the moment if you come across a zip or cab file ythe shell extensions if selected will give you the option to creat a sfx file.
what i think you want is to be able to sauy zip or cab in one go to a sfx file even if you don’t have a archive already
Sorry, maybe I don’t understamd your reply properly…
I want to be able to set advansed SFX options (like Overwrite options, default extraction directory, sfx caption etc) when creating EXE file with shell extensions…
now i understand you want more advance features with the sfx shell extensions we already have avaliable.
With current “Create Self-Extracting zip/cab” option in shell extensions
we can convert archives to sfx without setting up any options…
Just came across this post, and I wasn’t confused at all:
- the current shell extension does not let you set any of the important options for a SFX like the Default “UnZip To” Folder which are possible in the interface driven method to create the EXE
I would definitely like to see this improvement in the shell extension to create SFX as well. Whatever default options are being used this way are things I would never actually use unless I was only ever creating and recreating the same exact SFX :rolleyes:.