0.82: Category on folder

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0.82: Category on folder

Postby SilvLight » Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:42 am

Hi,
I just found out i can actually category folders by right click on folder and select category, i don't know if it a bug or feature. But the categories window is unable to edit when i highlighted a folder, so i can't untick mis-categorized folder.
It is a good feature to let user category a folder, i hope you can fix the categories window instead of treated it as a bug and remove "category on folder" feature.

p.s.: sorry for my bad english.
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Re: Category on folder

Postby jadO » Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:21 am

I had reported that issue as a bug: viewtopic.php?f=62&t=32797&p=130451#p130451
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Re: Category on folder

Postby helmut » Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:47 pm

The problem still exists in v0.84:
You can drag a folder and drop it on a category. The folders are displayed with category icon.

Pierre, m.Th.: Are folders supposed to be categorizable?
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Re: 0.82: Category on folder

Postby m.Th. » Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:25 pm

Pierre, m.Th.: Are folders supposed to be categorizable?


No.

Besides the glitches in GUI there isn't the necessary DB support for this. Your "assigned category" isn't saved anywhere - just restart the program to see.

Besides that, supporting this feature would open an entire can of worms (queries need to be rewritten etc.) because the folders are saved in a different table than files.

Btw, folders NEED to be "categorized" but the 'category' engine for them is already there: the file system.

Ok, XnView needs to support the shortcuts.
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Re: 0.82: Category on folder

Postby helmut » Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:15 pm

m.Th. wrote:
Pierre, m.Th.: Are folders supposed to be categorizable?


No.
Thank you for your clear answer and explanation. So this is clearly a bug.

:arrow: Reproduced
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Re: 0.82: Category on folder

Postby xnview » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:46 am

helmut wrote:
m.Th. wrote:
Pierre, m.Th.: Are folders supposed to be categorizable?

No.
Thank you for your clear answer and explanation. So this is clearly a bug.
:arrow: Reproduced

i disagree, folder can be categorized
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Re: 0.82: Categories on folder

Postby helmut » Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:30 pm

xnview wrote:i disagree, folder can be categorized
O.k. :shock: Things turn out very differently.

First bug has been reported by original poster:
Actual behaviour: When selecting a folder, the category pane is disabled. :bug:

Expected behaviour: When selecting a foldre, the category pane remains enabled and the user can assign and remove categories as desired.
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Re: 0.82: Categories on folder

Postby xnview » Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:35 am

O.k., thank you, I can also reproduce the problem. Issue 1127 is fixed in next version.
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Re: 0.82: Category on folder

Postby m.Th. » Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:16 am

xnview wrote:i disagree, folder can be categorized


A-ha! Nice. :)
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Re: 0.82: Category on folder

Postby xnview » Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:50 am

This problem is supposed to be fixed in XnView MP 0.85 beta 1. Please check and confirm the bug fix here.
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Re: 0.82: Category on folder

Postby m.Th. » Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:44 pm

Partially fixed. The "Assigned" category set and custom category sets are still grayed.
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Re: 0.82: Categories on folder

Postby Erixx haxx » Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:34 am

helmut wrote:
xnview wrote:i disagree, folder can be categorized
O.k. :shock: Things turn out very differently.

First bug has been reported by original poster:
Actual behaviour: When selecting a folder, the category pane is disabled. :bug:

Expected behaviour: When selecting a foldre, the category pane remains enabled and the user can assign and remove categories as desired.

Hi:

I checked this problem and it seems to work fine for me.

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Re: 0.82: Categories on folder

Postby helmut » Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:19 am

Erixx haxx wrote:... I checked this problem and it seems to work fine for me.
Thank you for checking this, Erixx haxx. Before moving this to "Tested - Fixed" I'll wait for the feedback of the original poster (SilvLight).
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Re: 0.82: Categories on folder

Postby m.Th. » Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:31 am

helmut wrote:
Erixx haxx wrote:... I checked this problem and it seems to work fine for me.
Thank you for checking this, Erixx haxx. Before moving this to "Tested - Fixed" I'll wait for the feedback of the original poster (SilvLight).


PARTIALLY fixed. See my msg. Did you tested it?
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