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0.93.1 {MPixels} displayed number format not well understable for most humans

Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:34 pm
by GeorgD
XnView: MP 0.93.1 64bits (Mar 6 2019)
OS: Win 10 1809 64bit DE

Actual behaviour (bug):
1. Go to settings > view > info, click insert>>, image > MPixels. Now, {MPixels} parameter is in the text area. Close with OK.
2. Go to thumbnails list (browse), select 1 file, press enter, press i to display information box.
  • For image up to 99 megapixels, it shows e.g. 20 - fine
  • For image >= 100 mega pixels (many of my stitched panoramas), it displays e.g. 1.8e+2 which is a correct number but I consider it a usability bug :bug: because many people do not even know this number formatting and of the remaining humans, most will need really think what it means exactly: 1.8 times (10 power 2) so it's 1.8*10*10 = 180
Expected behaviour: Always display the number in a format that is well/easy to read for most humans, i.e. plain decimal numbers as a sequence of the digits. It's quite unlikely that pictures will soon have an amount of megapixels that leads to too many digits to read that (even billions work fine).

Re: 0.93.1 {MPixels} displayed number format not well understable for most humans

Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:03 pm
by xnview
:bugconfirmed: Thanks to your detailed description I can reproduce the problem.