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Bugs and Suggestions in XnView Classic which have been resolved

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Post by Olivier_G »

xnview wrote:Why #3 is not good???
Here is what I get:
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As you can see, Tag and EXIF looks like 1 single group when they actually belong to 2 different pictures -> it may be confusing/unclear and it makes selection not that straightforward. What do you think? :?
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Olivier_G wrote: As you can see, Tag and EXIF looks like 1 single group when they actually belong to 2 different pictures -> it may be confusing/unclear and it makes selection not that straightforward. What do you think? :?
Yes, in this case without labels or filename, #3 is not good...
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JohnFredC wrote:I like #3. Important to keep active and passive indicators spatially distinct for mousing purposes.
What about slightly different color? (but no green or pink please :) )
JohnFredC wrote:Plus, why spell out EXIF and IPTC? What about just "E" and "I" indicators, instead? Much cleaner!
I disagree, EXIF and IPTC is intuitive, E and I is not.
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Post by nightflyer »

Please keep tag-box separate from info, because it has other meaning. Even in the example with full thumbnails it actually doesnt look bad because user knows that for tagging he must look or move mouse to right side of image.
Please keep full names in info-icons, because it is more informative and easier to fast understand.
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nightflyer wrote:Please keep tag-box separate from info, because it has other meaning...
I agree with Nightflyer, I do not think that putting info + tag-box together was good, it mixes different information. I vote for separating them again.
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Post by marsh »

Now that there are "ratings", have any opinions changed? I'd like to see an updated example using top-right.
Note: To see ratings: thumbnail cache must be turned on with Alpha3.
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Troken wrote:
nightflyer wrote:Please keep tag-box separate from info, because it has other meaning...
I agree with Nightflyer, I do not think that putting info + tag-box together was good, it mixes different information. I vote for separating them again.
:-( So on the left or on the right???? It's difficult to choose
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Post by nightflyer »

Many softwares (idImager or ACDSee) have icons on top and bottom of thumbnail frame, so let's put user-assigned characteristics (tag box, number rating, colour rating, category assignment indicator(please add it)) in top-left corner and other items (EXIF etc.) in lower-right corner.
This way they are elegantly separated and thumbnail is visually balanced when many info-items are placed.
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nightflyer wrote:Many softwares (idImager or ACDSee) have icons on top and bottom of thumbnail frame, so let's put user-assigned characteristics (tag box, number rating, colour rating, category assignment indicator(please add it)) in top-left corner and other items (EXIF etc.) in lower-right corner.
This way they are elegantly separated and thumbnail is visually balanced when many info-items are placed.
So i wait reply from other users :-)
category assignment indicator(please add it)
Do you have an idea which icon to use for that??
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xnview wrote: :-( So on the left or on the right???? It's difficult to choose
First I thought:
Tag-box: right
Other symbols: left
Then of course, what if you have small thumbnails and many of these icons? They would collide with the tag-box at right, so maybe better still is to keep it as it is now (a3), but the tag-box should look different, separating itself from the others by looking different.

Or maybe someone has a better suggestion?
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Post by nightflyer »

xnview, let's use the same icon as for Categories tab (maybe smaller can be needed).

So for location maybe like Rating/Label/Category in top-left, tag-box in top-right, EXIF/etc in bottom-right?
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nightflyer wrote:xnview, let's use the same icon as for Categories tab (maybe smaller can be needed).
Ok, but this check for categories will slow down a little...
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Post by nightflyer »

The slowdown will be even more than with categories/labels?
Is it possible to add some information to database to speed-up?
This icon informs if category is already assigned to an image.
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nightflyer wrote:So let's put user-assigned characteristics (tag box, number rating...) in top-left corner and other items (EXIF, IPTC...) in lower-right corner.
I support this.
We are used to see important things at the top (cf: top-down reading, title...) and footnotes/info at the bottom.
This solution will also avoid the confusion seen here (as they won't be on a same line) and should reduce problems for small Thumbnails with lots of icons.
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nightflyer wrote:So let's put user-assigned characteristics (tag box, number rating...) in top-left corner and other items (EXIF, IPTC...) in lower-right corner...
This might be a good solution. Perhaps a draft showing this would be good. (Currently I have little time, perhaps I'll draw one in the next couple of days.)