REQ: Show first thumbnail as preview

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REQ: Show first thumbnail as preview

Post by Lesmo16 »

I like to suggest an additional option:

"Show first thumbnail as preview", which means that the first image of the active folder will be shown as preview.
I personally would like that behaviour by default, but perhaps other users won't like it - therefore the option. :wink:
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Post by Hacker »

Where should that thumbnail be shown? Instead of the folder icon? In the Preview panel? Should it be the first thumbnail of the current dir? Or a thumb of the first image of the folder under the cursor?

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Post by EgoSun »

Like in ACDSee, four images from the folder. Here is how it looks like:

Image
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I think Lesmo16 meant that the first image should be automatically highlighted when XnView sarts up, at the moment nothing has focus.
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Post by EgoSun »

Wow, sorry, I understood it my way. But anyway, it will be a good feature to show thumbnails on the folder icon.
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OL wrote:I think Lesmo16 meant that the first image should be automatically highlighted when XnView sarts up, at the moment nothing has focus.
Yes, that's what I've meant - and the highlighted thumbnail should be shown as preview.
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Post by Hacker »

But certainly make that an option, if implemented. When I start XnView in a folder with

a.tif (100 MB)
z.jpg (10 KB)

I certainly do not want XnView to automatically select the TIFF and show a preview of it.

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Post by Danny »

Hacker wrote:But certainly make that an option, if implemented. When I start XnView in a folder with

a.tif (100 MB)
z.jpg (10 KB)

I certainly do not want XnView to automatically select the TIFF and show a preview of it.

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Post by Dreamer »

Hacker wrote:But certainly make that an option, if implemented. When I start XnView in a folder with

a.tif (100 MB)
z.jpg (10 KB)

I certainly do not want XnView to automatically select the TIFF and show a preview of it.
I guess, this is the reason (and really reasonable) why xnview doesn't show first thumbnail as preview at start...

Lesmo, you can just press any arrow at start...
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Post by Lesmo16 »

Hacker wrote:But certainly make that an option, if implemented.
Nothing else ... :wink:
Dreamer wrote:I guess, this is the reason (and really reasonable) why xnview doesn't show first thumbnail as preview at start...
... therefore it should be an option ... :P
Dreamer wrote:Lesmo, you can just press any arrow at start...
Sure I can - but I won't - because I have to do it not only at start-up but everytime changing the folder too.

And remember - I've requested it as option. :mrgreen:
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Re: [REQ:]Show first thumbnail as preview

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Lesmo16 wrote:I like to suggest an additional option:

"Show first thumbnail as preview", which means that the first image of the active folder will be shown as preview.
I personally would like that behaviour by default, but perhaps other users won't like it - therefore the option. :wink:
Ok, but for a future version of XnView
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xnview wrote:Ok, but for a future version of XnView
Fine! Hope you have a kind of todo list. :wink:
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Post by ckit »

I did start a XnView 1.81 Wish List in the main forum if you're interested.
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