Show files in subfolders / separator for new folder?

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Lupin III.
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Show files in subfolders / separator for new folder?

Postby Lupin III. » Fri Jul 15, 2016 2:47 pm

I'm using the option "show files in subfolders" in the browser quite often when searching for or sorting pictures. Is it possible to show a separator in the thumbnail list whenever a new folder "starts"? I generally store images in folders by date and I also add a short keyword as description of the occasion to the foldername. Currently I have to go into the file properties of an image to see which folder it is in (and for most paths I even have to scroll the directory entry in the properties by highlighting it to see the actual folder it is in).


Lupin III.
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Re: Show files in subfolders / separator for new folder?

Postby Lupin III. » Sun Jul 31, 2016 3:34 pm

XnTriq wrote:You mean a “flat view” with “grouping”, Lupin III?

I guess that is what I mean.

This is how it looks now (images of the same color are in the same subfolder):
Unbenannt1.png
How it looks now


and has messy results like this for sorting depending on filenames (order by name should sort by full path name, not just filename):
Unbenannt3.png
prevent mess like this


Instead I'd find it very helpful if it looked like this:
Unbenannt2.png
How it should be separated

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Re: Show files in subfolders / separator for new folder?

Postby XnTriq » Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:45 pm

Thanks for the screenshots/mock-ups! I, for one, would certainly use this feature all the time.


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