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windows 7 isn't listed as an OS option for downloading phex... will it work with windows 7? wish i still had xp!
I don’t have windows, so could you test it?
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It would be great if Phex would remember more than the default last 10 keyword searches. Ultimately I would like to be able to import a list of keywords to be searched whenever the program runs.

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Is there a way to change the saved keyword searches in Phex from the default of 10 to a larger number?
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Yes...
to store 20 entries add this line to your phexGuiPrefs.properties file:

SearchTab.MaxSearchHistorySize=20

BTW: If you like I would recommend to use one of the latest Phex snapshot releases:
Index of /snapshots
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Thanks !!
That worked out great for me.
I appreciate your help immensely.
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GregorK,
Is there a maximum amount that you can search for with this line added?
20 worked fine.
So just out of curiosity I changed it to 100.
That worked.
I upped it to 200 and entered 185 search terms and that was over the limit evidently.
The splash screen would load but then it would just disappear.
The program was still running as you could find it in the processes field under task manager.
I didn't wait to see if it would eventually load that many.
PC power shouldn't have been a problem as it is a dual XEON processor machine with 32GB RAM.
Not that I would ever play with Phex at work or anything.

Just thought I would let you know.
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Actually I don't think that you hit a limit and I don't think its a CPU problem. It sounds more like some kind of error. I tried to repeat what you did, but I couldn't find any problem.
Can you PM me your phex.error.log or have look at the end of it if there is an error with a timestamp of the time you were starting Phex.
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