other small text-improvements for 'Properties'

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other small text-improvements for 'Properties'

Post by budz45 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:43 pm

Hi,

This topic is a very small request. :)

I'm running XnViewMP 0.60 on Win 7 x86...

...These are my screenshots...

1.)
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1.) The same hyphen (GUI) used in "Date taken" should be used for the fields for the Creation date/time, Modified date/time and Accessed date/time. The hyphen being "-" to go in between the date and time.

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2.)
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2.) It would be nicer if the "File size" text was written with the unit-coded filesize text first as a prefix to the cumulative filesize text which would be encased in brackets. So in the case of the second screenshot it would be better if it was laid out like this:

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Re: other small text-improvements for 'Properties'

Post by m.Th. » Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:49 am

...or, perhaps, better to provide some format strings for Date/Time constants?

...also for file sizes the program already shows in the main status bar using 'smart' formating, taking in account the file size and the the Settings | Browser | Browser > "Show always in bytes the file size" checkbox (disabled by default). Perhaps is better to use here the same formatting engine?
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Re: other small text-improvements for 'Properties'

Post by budz45 » Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:52 pm

It's got nothing to do with custom formatting. These are just small permanent enhancement changes for gui.
m.Th. wrote:...also for file sizes the program already shows in the main status bar
That's like saying to me that the "image resolution and image filename are already in the status bar, so go on look there too". It is a weak argument. Remember I am simply requesting the filesize to get reinterpreted a bit better.

Here's another example:
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So from this screenshot, the 'File size' in "Properties" dialog should be better GUI reinterpreted like this:

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File size      1.92 MiB (2,010,211)
It would still be the same just both kept together. The status bar would always remain the same.
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Re: other small text-improvements for 'Properties'

Post by m.Th. » Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:39 am

budz45 wrote:It's got nothing to do with custom formatting. These are just small permanent enhancement changes for gui.
m.Th. wrote:...also for file sizes the program already shows in the main status bar
That's like saying to me that the "image resolution and image filename are already in the status bar, so go on look there too". It is a weak argument. Remember I am simply requesting the filesize to get reinterpreted a bit better.

Here's another example:
Clipboard 1.png
So from this screenshot, the 'File size' in "Properties" dialog should be better GUI reinterpreted like this:

Code: Select all

File size      1.92 MiB (2,010,211)
It would still be the same just both kept together. The status bar would always remain the same.
No, I don't say to "...go on look there too". I say to Pierre (NOT to you) to use that formatting code in order to fulfill your request. IOW, to use the same procedure/method/whatever here in the same way in which he used it in the status bar. Reread what I wrote in my first post:
Perhaps is better to use here the same formatting engine?
Am I clearer now? :)
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Re: other small text-improvements for 'Properties'

Post by budz45 » Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:01 pm

Ok sorry about that, yes your clearer now and thanks for supporting this request. :)
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Re: other small text-improvements for 'Properties'

Post by budz45 » Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:44 pm

Thank you. Fixed in XnViewMP 0.61 :)
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