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"Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby Peter2 » Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:22 am

The dialogue for "Save as ...." has on the left side the standard-Windows-bar with "Computer / Desktop / Last visited / ...". For me (Win 7 x64, XnView 2.13) the list for "Last visited" is always empty..

Bug or wrong settings?

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby XnTriq » Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:30 pm

Peter2 wrote:Bug or wrong settings?

Is Purge 'Most Recently Used Files & Directories' on exit (Tools » Options... » Interface » Interface » Recent lists) activated?

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby Peter2 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:45 pm

XnTriq wrote:Is Purge 'Most Recently Used Files & Directories' on exit (Tools » Options... » Interface » Interface » Recent lists) activated?

No, it is not active.

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby XnTriq » Mon Jul 28, 2014 4:00 am

Did you find a solution, Peter?


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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby Peter2 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 6:16 am

XnTriq wrote:Did you find a solution, Peter?


Hi XnTriq
no solution at the moment. I tried the way you linked, but this is only for start-menu.

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby cday » Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:56 am

Peter2 wrote:no solution at the moment...

Is your XnView copy installed or the zip version?

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby Peter2 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 9:05 am

cday wrote:Is your XnView copy installed or the zip version?

Installed - every update.

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby cday » Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:20 am

Peter2 wrote:Installed - every update.

No problem with XnView installed on my Windows 7 x64 run from a User account, File > Save As... > Recent Places populated...

Have you tried uninstalling and then re-installing XnView? Yes, basic, I know...

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby Peter2 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 1:46 pm

cday wrote:...Have you tried uninstalling and then re-installing XnView? Yes, basic, I know...

I just tried, removed all INIs - just the same.

But maybe we talk about different things?
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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby cday » Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:01 pm

Peter2 wrote:But maybe we talk about different things?


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I don't think so, and my limited German translates 'Zuletzt besucht' as 'last visit', which is similar to 'Recent Places' although singular I think... :)

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby xnview » Mon Jul 28, 2014 3:43 pm

Peter2 wrote:
cday wrote:...Have you tried uninstalling and then re-installing XnView? Yes, basic, I know...

I just tried, removed all INIs - just the same.

it's not a problem of XnView but a setting of your windows
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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby Peter2 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 4:01 pm

xnview wrote:it's not a problem of XnView but a setting of your windows

Pierre, do you know where to find?

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby XnTriq » Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:00 am

xnview wrote:it's not a problem of XnView but a setting of your windows

I've moved the topic moved from General Support to Miscellaneous.

@Peter: Have you tried disabling & re-activating Recent Places? How about resetting Favorites?


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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby Peter2 » Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:35 am

Hi

thanks to all for the lot of contributions. It seem to be a problem of Win7 that there is mixture/confusion between "Task bar" and "Recent places" and so many way to change something (gpedit, registry, context menu, main menu, ...)

At last, I could solve it on this way:
cday wrote:The simplest test, leaving aside the possibility of a corrupted registry, is to simply right click on the Task bar, click on 'Properties', select the Start Menu tab, and check and if necessary enable the two 'Privacy' checkboxes 'Store,,,' and 'Store...'

As said above, these options talk about "Start menu" and "Task bar" and not about "Recent places" :x - but it solves the problem.

Have a fine day.

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Re: "Save as - Dialogue" - last visted is empty

Postby XnTriq » Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:45 pm

Screenshots courtesy of our compadre cday

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… and from the blog entry I linked to in one of my previous posts:

Windows 7 Help Forums (Recent Items - Enable or Disable) wrote:
EXAMPLE: Recent Items Enabled and Disable
NOTE: When disabled, you will notice the the Store and display recently opened items in the Start Menu and tasbar option is grayed out it Start Menu Properties.

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