Copying images by drag-and-drop should work

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Pauwehla
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Copying images by drag-and-drop should work

Post by Pauwehla »

You can move images into other folders by drag-and-drop.
But you cant copy them this way.
In Windows-explorer it is very very usefull to just press CTRL when drag-and-dropping files:
Then you get a small + symbol at the cursor and you are copying instead of moving the choosen files.

XNview should have this simple and common feature as well.
It is already in use in XNview when drag-and-dropping
into the folders-icons in the images-tab.

So it should be easy to have it in the folders-tab, too.
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Re: Copying images by drag-and-drop should work

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you means drag&drop from thumbnails list into folder tree view?
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Re: Copying images by drag-and-drop should work

Post by Pauwehla »

Exactly.
Moving this way works like in WinExplorer.
But Copying does not. CTRL has no effect in
changing mode from Move to Copy.
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Re: Copying images by drag-and-drop should work

Post by m.Th. »

Pauwehla wrote:Exactly.
Moving this way works like in WinExplorer.
But Copying does not. CTRL has no effect in
changing mode from Move to Copy.
Try Shift
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Re: Copying images by drag-and-drop should work

Post by Pauwehla »

SHIFT does not have any effect.
Pictures are moved in this case, too
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Re: Copying images by drag-and-drop should work

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Pauwehla wrote:SHIFT does not have any effect.
Pictures are moved in this case, too
oh right, copying is not possible with CTRL
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Re: Copying images by drag-and-drop should work

Post by xnview »

See Issue 657 for current status and details.
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Re: Copying images by drag-and-drop should work

Post by rybrns »

xnview wrote: Thu May 07, 2015 8:50 am See Issue 657 for current status and details.
Says fixed but still doesn't work.