Companion File Handing in MP?

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Re: Companion File Handing in MP?

Post by xnview » Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:56 pm

andrewj wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:26 pm
Hi Pierre,
Definitely no context menu for me. I have tried both left and right clicking in both columns...
I show companion files - I run with all three boxes checked.
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Re: Companion File Handing in MP?

Post by andrewj » Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:17 pm

That may be the problem. I followed the link in your post to the beta page viewtopic.php?f=108&t=37553, but that seems to be for Beta 1. How do I find the latest beta?

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Re: Companion File Handing in MP?

Post by xnview » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:04 pm

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Re: Companion File Handing in MP?

Post by andrewj » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:55 pm

Hi Pierre,
Thanks. I have installed beta 4. That solves the context menu issue, but I still can't drag/drop to copy/move, but if I do a cut and paste it works OK.
Is there anything else I can check?
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Re: Companion File Handing in MP?

Post by xnview » Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:39 pm

you drag&drop a cr2 file?
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Re: Companion File Handing in MP?

Post by andrewj » Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:04 pm

No. I tried renaming a .ARW to .CR2, but it didn't work. I also tried making sure that all files have lowercase extensions, but that doesn't make any difference.

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Re: Companion File Handing in MP?

Post by m.Th. » Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:32 am

I confirm that drag & drop doesn't support sidecars/companions. See here for my report which depicts TWO bugs: (drag & drop and desyncing for the names)

viewtopic.php?f=110&t=29532&start=15#p151059

...also it has some problems with refresh:
viewtopic.php?f=110&t=29532&start=15#p151056
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Re: Companion File Handing in MP?

Post by xnview » Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:31 am

andrewj wrote:
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No. I tried renaming a .ARW to .CR2, but it didn't work. I also tried making sure that all files have lowercase extensions, but that doesn't make any difference.
do you use 'show companions'? Do you drag&drop files from thumbnail view to a subfolder in thumbnails view?
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Re: Companion File Handing in MP?

Post by andrewj » Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:54 am

Hi Pierre,
I do use "show companions". If I turn it off, the .xmp files are hidden, but not the .JPG files. I don't know if it's significant, but I've noticed that the .RW2 and .JPG are uppercase, but .xmp is lowercase. It shouldn't make a difference under Windows, but I don't know about your code.

I usually drag and drop the raw file from a thumbnail view to another folder in the explorer. That works OK in XnView.
Thanks
Andrew

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