RC2: Screensaver Slideshow problem

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RC2: Screensaver Slideshow problem

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After selecting a screensaver made with XnView 1.80 RC2 in the dropdown list - Screensaver area, the screensaver plays immediately when it should only display a small preview in the monitor above the dropdown list.

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Re: RC2: Screensaver Slideshow problem

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ckit wrote:After selecting a screensaver made with XnView 1.80 RC2 in the dropdown list - Screensaver area, the screensaver plays immediately when it should only display a small preview in the monitor above the dropdown list.
Sorry i don't understand your problem???
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1. Right-click on Windows Desktop
2. Choose Properties -> Screen Saver
3. Choose the screensaver that was created by XnView

Now instead of it being a selected screensaver with preview, it plays immediately after being selected which is annoying.

Also I have noticed that if Windows is using a screensaver made by XnView, it can easily be disabled by running a XnView-EXE slideshow which is also annoying.
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ckit wrote:1. Right-click on Windows Desktop
2. Choose Properties -> Screen Saver
3. Choose the screensaver that was created by XnView

Now instead of it being a selected screensaver with preview, it plays immediately after being selected which is annoying.

Also I have noticed that if Windows is using a screensaver made by XnView, it can easily be disabled by running a XnView-EXE slideshow which is also annoying.
XnView create stand alone EXE, so perhaps there is some modifications to make to be a TRUE screensaver.
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Post by ckit »

Helmut,
Can you please delete this whole thread, I no longer want to work on this issue.
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Post by scratch »

the solution is simple: make the exe terminate immediately when run with the -s command line argument. a more complex solution would be to actually make a preview run in the preview window when run with the -s argument.