Factory File Manager & Factory File Commander Has Been Tested and Rated

BestWindows8Apps.net tested the Windows 8 twin apps Factory File Manager and Factory File Commander. The apps were rated as follows: Factory File Manager: 9/10 Factory File Commander: 8/10 I can’t tell why the two apps gained different ratings, since they offer the 100% identical features. Cheers

Factory File Manager Updated to Ver. 1.2.1.0

The Factory File Manager was updated: Ver. 1.2.1.0: AppBar Seperator Style adjusted #341: Copy path of focused item to clipboard and show the copied path in lower left corner #348: Active index immediately changed when opening active tab selection (Ctrl+Tab) #350: Close ButtonAppBar when “Same Path” was pressed #352: Changed …

Factory File Manager Available in Windows Store

Because of naming conflicts, we removed Instance Factory’s File Commander from the Windows Store. You can now find the app under its new name Factory File Manager. Factory File Manager is a side by side file management app. Multiple tabs can be created to manage different file locations within the …

“Device Not Functioning” Exception on Invalid PrimaryLanguageOverride Value in Windows Store Apps

Oh, what a title for a post. The correct title is “‘A device attached to the system is not functioning. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007001F)’ Exception Occurs When Showing A TextBox and ApplicationLanguages.PrimaryLanguageOverride Is Set To An Invalid Value in Windows Store Apps on Windows 8.1“. Symptom Building the Factory Commander, …

Factory Commander Updated to Ver. 1.1.0.6

The Factory Commander was updated: Ver. 1.1.0.6: Fixed item #324 – app crashes when clicking the rename button and then a different item while renaming an item Ver. 1.1.0.5: Fixed item #322 – app might crash when renaming / copying / moving single item on machines with US region settings; …

IsTabStop Changes ListView ‘s Focusable Behaviour in Windows Store Apps

The Issue Using the Factory Commander, I noticed some strange behavior. I opened a folder with more items than can be displayed on the screen on the left side. Then I scrolled to the last item of the list and switched to the right list. There, I moved up or …

Position the PopupMenu for Drag And Drop Operations in Windows Store Apps

Preface Sometimes it is helpful to open a PopupMenu when the user drops items on a destination, e.g. to ask the user if the items should be copied or moved. I’d like to open the PopupMenu exactly where the user released the mouse / finger, means put the upper left …

Considerations Regarding Building a FileSystemWatcher for Windows Store Apps

Preface Unfortunately, .NET for Windows Store apps does not provide a FileSystemWatcher class. Nevertheless, one might want get notified when a folder, or file in a folder, has been changed. This post presents some points I found worth to consider when I implemented a FileSystemWatcher for Windows Store apps. Because …

Factory Commander Available in Windows Store

Instance Factory’s file commander for Windows 8.1, Factory Commander, is now available in the Windows Store. Factory Commander is a side by side file management app. Multiple tabs can be created to manage different file locations within the same window. Of course, copy, move, delete, permanent delete, and rename are …