Search cannot be used on network

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Search cannot be used on network

Post by m.Th. » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:36 am

Because the scope (root folder) of the Search dialog is a drowp-down list and the Network node has almost always problems in Qt/Windows environments (both Windows & Qt are to blame), the Search dialog cannot be used on netwrok / LAN.

Please change that drop-down list with a simple drop-down with history like in Move To.../Copy To... dialog.

Advantages:

- it will work anywhere
- the program can simply paste the current path there (now it doesn't work in LAN unless the hidden setting ExpandOnLan is set)
- the user can simple paste any path he wants (eg. from explorer)
- the last searched folder(s) can be easily chosen.
- we can have easily a button with favorites like in Move To.../Copy To... dialogs
- the same GUI, the same UX (user experience)
- smaller, easier code.
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Re: Search cannot be used on network

Post by xnview » Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:08 am

See issue for current status and some details.
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Re: Search cannot be used on network

Post by xnview » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:42 am

This problem is supposed to be fixed in XnView MP 0.91. Please check and confirm the bug fix here.
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Re: Search cannot be used on network

Post by m.Th. » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:24 am

fixed in 0.91b1
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