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damgut
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Post by damgut » Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:35 pm

Hi!

I'm trying to write comments to jpg files in a fast way using <ctrl-D> "Edit Comment" window and I have some problems and questions:

1) in the right upper corner there are two buttons with "<" and ">" in grey color. I would think pressing them I should go to the next/previous slide to see/edit comment but this is unfortunately not working. This would be great for me to save time to write the comments (a keyboard shortcut to go to next/prev slide would also be better)

2) After writing an embedded comment with Xnview to a jpg file, if I read the comment afterwards with "jhead" command line tool, one strange character "0xef" appears at the end of the string, as an example:
> jhead test.jpg | grep Comment | xxd
00000000: 436f 6d6d 656e 7420 2020 2020 203a 2074 Comment : t
00000010: 6869 7320 6973 206d 7920 636f 6d6d 656e his is my commen
00000020: 743f 0a t?.

3) If I use "descript.ion" file, pressing <ctrl-d>, goes directly to the comment box and I can write directly, what is very nice! But I do not want to use this file, so I deactivate it and pressing <ctrl-d> does not jump to the comment box. If I want to go with the keyboard and I must press <tab> 3 times to go to the comment box.

Thank you very much in advance for writing this wonderful tool!

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Re: Edit comment window

Post by xnview » Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:50 pm

damgut wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:35 pm
1) in the right upper corner there are two buttons with "<" and ">" in grey color. I would think pressing them I should go to the next/previous slide to see/edit comment but this is unfortunately not working. This would be great for me to save time to write the comments (a keyboard shortcut to go to next/prev slide would also be better)
If you select more than one file
2) After writing an embedded comment with Xnview to a jpg file, if I read the comment afterwards with "jhead" command line tool, one strange character "0xef" appears at the end of the string, as an example:
> jhead test.jpg | grep Comment | xxd
00000000: 436f 6d6d 656e 7420 2020 2020 203a 2074 Comment : t
00000010: 6869 7320 6973 206d 7920 636f 6d6d 656e his is my commen
00000020: 743f 0a t?.
0xef or 0x3f?
3) If I use "descript.ion" file, pressing <ctrl-d>, goes directly to the comment box and I can write directly, what is very nice! But I do not want to use this file, so I deactivate it and pressing <ctrl-d> does not jump to the comment box. If I want to go with the keyboard and I must press <tab> 3 times to go to the comment box.
so if "comment" is disabled, you would like to go directly to comment field, right?
Pierre.

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