XView MP blocks directory from deletion

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XView MP blocks directory from deletion

Postby dergilbwillspam » Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:17 pm

Hi all,

I'm not sure if it's a bug, so I put it here.

Deleting a file currently open in XnView with Windows Explorer is no problem, but deleting a directory (with no files open in XnView MP, just the directory) is, because "Folder In Use". Right now, if I cannot delete a directory, the first thing I do is to close all XnView MP windows.

Example:

1. D:\test\test.jpg is open in XnView MP
2. Deleting test.jpg outside of XnView MP is possible, e.g. with Windows Explorer
3. Deleting D:\test is not possible, because the path (not the file, we deleted that in step 2.) is open in XnView MP -> "Folder In Use".

Maybe there's a way to prevent XnView from locking directories?

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