Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Recognize only by extension is turned off.

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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Hacker wrote:Recognize only by extension is turned off.
In next version

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FileListUseExt=1
will resolve this issue
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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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xnview wrote:In next version

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FileListUseExt=1
will resolve this issue
Does this mean I will have to activate "Recognize only by extension" to solve this?

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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Hacker wrote:
xnview wrote:In next version

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FileListUseExt=1
will resolve this issue
Does this mean I will have to activate "Recognize only by extension" to solve this?
No, if you activate this setting, you can continue to disable "Recognize only by extension" (in next 2.43)
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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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xnview wrote:No, if you activate this setting, you can continue to disable "Recognize only by extension" (in next 2.43)
OK Pierre, thank you, will test. What does the setting do? Also why do we need a setting to fix what has worked before (and stopped working recently)? I must be missing something.

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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Hacker wrote:
xnview wrote:No, if you activate this setting, you can continue to disable "Recognize only by extension" (in next 2.43)
OK Pierre, thank you, will test. What does the setting do? Also why do we need a setting to fix what has worked before (and stopped working recently)? I must be missing something.
there was a fix for this problem
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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Yay, fixed in 2.43, thank you!

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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Is FileListUseExt a UI-less setting, and if so, in which section does it belong?
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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Hi, I'm having the same issue, even with the latest version (Windows 7 64 bit): if, for example, I open images on the desktop and go back/forward, XnView opens the icons in the program shortcuts, or it opens videos even if I excluded them from the list of the files to open.
The only solution is to flag "Recognize only by extension" on.
This issues was not present in the previous versions.

Where should FileListUseExt=1 be put in the ini config file?
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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Mr Wolf wrote: Where should FileListUseExt=1 be put in the ini config file?
in [Browser] section
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Re: Unwanted file types shown in Viewer

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Ok, it works! :D
Thanks!
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