0.83: File tree: Refresh problem, Multi-select

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0.83: File tree: Refresh problem, Multi-select

Post by Octopuss » Fri Nov 04, 2016 5:41 pm

1) Hitting F5 doesn't refresh folder structure (and for example new folders don't get sorted, and instead remain at the bottom). For the record, clicking on refresh in the view menu doesn't do anything either.
2) It's impossible to select more than one folder, making moving folders around pretty annoying.

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Re: 0.83: File tree: Refresh problem, Multi-select

Post by helmut » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:27 pm

Octopuss wrote:1) Hitting F5 doesn't refresh folder structure (and for example new folders don't get sorted, and instead remain at the bottom). For the record, clicking on refresh in the view menu doesn't do anything either.
I assume you mean the folder tree. Did you change the folder structure using XnView?
Octopuss wrote:.. 2) It's impossible to select more than one folder, making moving folders around pretty annoying.
If you want to move several folders around, you can select multiple folders on the same level in the file list on the right.
Please note that even Windows Explorer (which is a file manager) does not support multi-selection in folder tree.

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Re: 0.83: File tree: Refresh problem, Multi-select

Post by m.Th. » Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:25 am

I think that we should have there 'Refresh files pane'...
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Re: 0.83: File tree: Refresh problem, Multi-select

Post by Erixx haxx » Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:26 pm

Hi:

I'm pretty sure these issues are fixed in v0.85 beta

1. Folder Tree will auto refresh for renamed folders. -Fixed ---No multi select, same as win explorer
2. Browser window will refresh when you press sort button. -Fixed

3. Browser allows for multi select and move since v0.80 or so

If/when you have a beta, you can test. It seems to work for me.

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Re: 0.83: File tree: Refresh problem, Multi-select

Post by m.Th. » Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:48 am

Please note that even Windows Explorer (which is a file manager) does not support multi-selection in folder tree.
NO file manager has multi-select in folder tree because this is a dangerous logical bug: which folder is the displayed one in the files/thumbs pane? There should be a clear connection between the two.
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Re: 0.83: File tree: Refresh problem, Multi-select

Post by helmut » Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:02 pm

re 1.) According to Erixx Haxx, the refresh problem is fixed in 0.85. So let's wait for the 0.85 beta and do retesting then.

re 2.) We all agree that "Multiselect" is a feature request which cannot (and must not) fullfilled due to the implications and problems.

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Re: 0.83: File tree: Refresh problem, Multi-select

Post by xnview » Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:45 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: 0.83: File tree: Refresh problem, Multi-select

Post by helmut » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:34 am

To be honest I'm not quite sure what the bug fix was.
I've created new folders and changed the folder names inside and outside XnView. Refresh was always right away both in 0.84 and 0.85 beta 1. In 0.85 the sorting in the folder tree now works, so this has been really fixed.

From what I can see this problem is fixed.
:arrow: Tested - Fixed


What is still irritating:
After an external folder rename (e.g. using Windows Explroer) XnView will refresh the file list and select the renamed folder. This is irritating and the user might loose his/her selection. I'll post a new bug report for this.

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