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Add XMP sidecar preview

Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:07 pm
by michel038
Hi Pierre,
Could you add preview for XMP sidecar files ?
1) When image is selected, add a "XMP sidecar" pane in info pane, near exif ..
2) when xmp sidecar file is selected, display it's content in preview window
sidecar.png
Thanks

maybe a method already exists ?

Re: Add XMP sidecar preview

Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:48 am
by xnview
Perhaps better XMP data (sidecar or embedded)?

Re: Add XMP sidecar preview

Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:47 am
by m.Th.
xnview wrote:Perhaps better XMP data (sidecar or embedded)?
+1

...and in order to be really useful to allow the user to select what he wants and via Ctrl+C to copy the data from there. I think that the Qt widget already supports this.

Re: Add XMP sidecar preview

Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:46 am
by Sirio
Good idea. +1 :)

Re: Add XMP sidecar preview

Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:03 am
by michel038
On another PC (windows 8 ) , I tried xnviewmp V0.89 beta 1 , I could see previews of xmp file.

But on my own machine (Windows 7 pro) with V0.89 beta2, I can't see preview of xmp file ...

Plugin missing ? wrong file association ? different version of xnview ? or different O.S. ?

Re: Add XMP sidecar preview

Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:40 pm
by michel038
New version V0.89 installed.

Preview for XMP File is OK 8)

Thank you for this work !

- XMP metadata are also displayed in informations (xmp) panel. Excellent !

When reading this panel , I can't guess if xmp metadata are embedded or in a xmp sidecar files, unless I suppose that these metadata are compliant with the rule ("no metadata embedded in raw files")
- - minor .

Re: Add XMP sidecar preview

Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:51 am
by michel038
Problem ccomes back.
On a new install of XnViewMP (V0.89), preview for XMP files is OK, in the thumbnails, and in preview panel.

When I copy my previous xnview.ini file into the new installation folder, xnviewmp does not show XMP files content ...
I'm looking for an idea ...

Re: Add XMP sidecar preview

Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:13 pm
by michel038
Found !
In xnview.ini file, text=xmp must be present in Format section

Code: Select all

[Format]
ps=ps pdf ai eps epsf
text=xmp css c cpp txt c++ ini php pas h js cc
Solved, but
Which setting can modify this entry ?

Re: Add XMP sidecar preview

Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:00 pm
by xnview
michel038 wrote: Which setting can modify this entry ?
in Settings>File list>Custom filter>Text