Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show state

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Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show state

Postby ijx77 » Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:53 am

The browser toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show its state (ie on/off - grey/not grey etc)
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Re: Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show stat

Postby m.Th. » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:01 pm

ijx77 wrote:The browser toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show its state (ie on/off - grey/not grey etc)


Screenshot?
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Re: Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show stat

Postby ijx77 » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:32 pm

m.Th. wrote:
ijx77 wrote:The browser toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show its state (ie on/off - grey/not grey etc)


Screenshot?


You want a screenshot of what? it not doing anything - there's nothing to show??
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Re: Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show stat

Postby ijx77 » Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:08 pm

ok in case it's non obvious here are some screenshots - I've annoted them..

Example of buttons that show status ("on/off")
example of button status visual display.jpg
Example of buttons that show status
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"show files in subfolder button" (showing hover state, not status, mouse cursor not captured)
button that does not show status.jpg
"show files in subfolder button" (showing hover state, not status, mouse cursor not captured)
button that does not show status.jpg (46.03 KiB) Viewed 261 times


If I click this it has an "on/off" state, but doesn't register it visually.
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Re: Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show stat

Postby m.Th. » Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:20 am

ijx77 wrote:ok in case it's non obvious here are some screenshots - I've annoted them..

Example of buttons that show status ("on/off")
example of button status visual display.jpg



"show files in subfolder button" (showing hover state, not status, mouse cursor not captured)
button that does not show status.jpg


If I click this it has an "on/off" state, but doesn't register it visually.


Aha! - sorry I don't use that button. I do it from the Right-Click menu in Folders tree.

Of course I don't know - but I find it quite difficult to mange the state there because even if is just one way to go in (by executing the same piece of code) it might be many paths to go out (change folder, filter, search etc.). But if it is simple, then I'd vote for it. We surely need a visual clue that we are in flat view of the folder.
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Re: Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show stat

Postby helmut » Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:41 pm

Problem still exists in v0.84: When activating "Show files in subfolders" the toolbar button isn't "checked" (remains pressed).

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Re: Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show stat

Postby xnview » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:49 am

helmut wrote:Problem still exists in v0.84: When activating "Show files in subfolders" the toolbar button isn't "checked" (remains pressed).

you means the button "Show files in subfolders"?
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Re: Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show stat

Postby helmut » Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:34 pm

xnview wrote:
helmut wrote:Problem still exists in v0.84: When activating "Show files in subfolders" the toolbar button isn't "checked" (remains pressed).

you means the button "Show files in subfolders"?
Yes.
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Re: Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show stat

Postby xnview » Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:43 pm

oh it remains pressed after changing the current folder, right?
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Re: Toolbar item "show files in subfolder" doesn't show stat

Postby helmut » Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:53 pm

xnview wrote:oh it remains pressed after changing the current folder, right?
No.

If you click on the button "Show files in subfolder", XnView will switch to "show folders recursively" mode until you press the button, again. (correct).
Problem: The button does not indicate this "show folders recursively" mode. I.e. when looking at the toolbar button the user cannot see that "Show folders recursively" is active or not.
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