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Usil
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Select x amount of files in browser

Post by Usil » Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:41 pm

I was wondering if there is some way to select a predetermined amount of images in the browser window? Either with a keyboard combination or function key or something.

I shoot spherical panoramic images and when I'm sorting the bracketed images, I would love to be able to select each pano 'set' at once. Something like pressing CTRL+1 would select the first 21 shots in the browser window. That would allow me to move them into the correct folder without having to click-shift click to select the whole pano set.

I hope this makes sense?

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Re: Select x amount of files in browser

Post by cday » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:00 pm

Usil wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:41 pm
I was wondering if there is some way to select a predetermined amount of images in the browser window? Either with a keyboard combination or function key or something.

I shoot spherical panoramic images and when I'm sorting the bracketed images, I would love to be able to select each pano 'set' at once. Something like pressing CTRL+1 would select the first 21 shots in the browser window. That would allow me to move them into the correct folder without having to click-shift click to select the whole pano set.

I very much doubt if there is a way of doing that, although I would be very happy to be proven wrong if someone has a solution! :wink:

However, I think you could easily do what you want using a scripting utility such as AutoHotkey or AutoIt : if nothing else, you could assign a script to a keyboard shortcut that sends 20 right-arrow key presses to select the additional files in the browser...

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Re: Select x amount of files in browser

Post by Usil » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:45 am

cday wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:00 pm

I very much doubt if there is a way of doing that, although I would be very happy to be proven wrong if someone has a solution! :wink:

However, I think you could easily do what you want using a scripting utility such as AutoHotkey or AutoIt : if nothing else, you could assign a script to a keyboard shortcut that sends 20 right-arrow key presses to select the additional files in the browser...
That is not a bad suggestion at all. Thanks. I will look into that as an option. See if there is an easy way to achieve what I want with one of those types of programs.

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