Selecting with right and left arrows...

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Selecting with right and left arrows...

Post by Dreamer » Thu Sep 30, 2004 2:26 pm

If 'View as' 'Thumbnails' or 'Icons' is on, moving just with right (and left) arrow is possible, but selecting with right (and left) arrow no. Could you add selecting with right and left arrows, please :?:

I'll try to explain...

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| 1 | 2 | 3 |
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| 4 | 5 | 6 |
+---+---+---+
| 7 | 8 | 9 |
+---+---+---+
If I want go from image 3 to image 4, I can with right arrow.

But if I want select images 3, 4 and 5, it's not possible now, I must change view to 'view as details' but I can't see thumbnails anymore, so I don't know what I wanted to select...

Hope you understand what I mean and if it's possible you'll add it even in
this version :)

(I know it's possible with ctrl and muse somehow, but it's not very transparent, especially with many images)

And could you add F7 hotkey for 'Create New Folder' too :?: (BTW thanks for F3 hotkey for search :wink: )

Thank you very much :D

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Re: Selecting with right and left arrows...

Post by Lostclown » Fri Oct 01, 2004 12:19 am

Dreamer wrote:If 'View as' 'Thumbnails' or 'Icons' is on, moving just with right (and left) arrow is possible, but selecting with right (and left) arrow no. Could you add selecting with right and left arrows, please :?:
I agree that the behaviour should be the same when moving between files and when selecting multiple files.

My observation however is that the function of going from last file in row to the first file in next row with the right arrow key is not possible in "Windows Explorer" on Win2000.
Windows Explorer in icon view mode can only select multiple files that are arranged onscreen in a rectangular area. (At least on my computer)
And this is the same as XnView does.

But if the funcionality of going over the border and show up on the other side is intentional in XnView, then my opinion is that it should work the same way with multiple selection. As Dreamer suggests.
Dreamer wrote:I'll try to explain...

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| 1 | 2 | 3 |
+---+---+---+
| 4 | 5 | 6 |
+---+---+---+
| 7 | 8 | 9 |
+---+---+---+
If I want go from image 3 to image 4, I can with right arrow.
But you can't in Windows Explorer!

Regards, Lostclown

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Re: Selecting with right and left arrows...

Post by xnview » Tue Oct 05, 2004 6:45 am

Lostclown wrote:But you can't in Windows Explorer!
Yes, it's the problem. I use the control as windows explorer. Seems to work on WinXP!
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Re: Selecting with right and left arrows...

Post by Lostclown » Tue Oct 05, 2004 11:10 am

xnview wrote:
Lostclown wrote:But you can't in Windows Explorer!
Yes, it's the problem. I use the control as windows explorer. Seems to work on WinXP!
Pierre.
But, then again...
In XnView using Icon view you can go from the last item in a row to the first item in the row below with the right arrow key. This can not be done in Windows Explorer on my Win2000 machine. So it is not exactly as Windows Explorer in XnView!

The inconsistency is that this this special behaviour of XnView does not work when holding down the shift key to select multiple files. And I have to agree with Dreamer that the functionality should be the same whether shift key is down or not.

Regards, Lostclown

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Post by Dreamer » Tue Oct 05, 2004 2:36 pm

Lostclown, thanks for your support :wink:

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Re: Selecting with right and left arrows...

Post by xnview » Tue Oct 05, 2004 2:56 pm

Lostclown wrote:But, then again...
In XnView using Icon view you can go from the last item in a row to the first item in the row below with the right arrow key. This can not be done in Windows Explorer on my Win2000 machine. So it is not exactly as Windows Explorer in XnView!
Yes, right. I succeeded in doing it. Now i must search how to make this other feature :-(
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Post by thire » Wed Aug 03, 2005 7:53 am

old and good. I support is ( http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.php?p=14406 )
And about the "new folder": The graphical button is alwasy grey and not clickable. I have to use F7 or the menu. why?
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Post by Dreamer » Wed Aug 03, 2005 10:54 pm

thire wrote:And about the "new folder": The graphical button is alwasy grey and not clickable. I have to use F7 or the menu. why?
thomas
Please start a new topic in the General Support forum.

Read Rules and Guidelines before posting - "One problem/question per post. This will make answering easier."


Just a hint, thanks for you support here :)

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