0.89: Category window goes beyond the screen

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Patrice.
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0.89: Category window goes beyond the screen

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XnView: MP 0.89 - 64-bit
OS: Linux/Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - 64-bit
Libformat version 7.16

Effect: The categories window goes far beyond the screen (cannot be selected).

I have thousands categories, while browsing a directory, when i right click on an image then select "Category" the windows cover more than my screen which put most of them out of reach.
I tried to use the mouse's wheel as well as the arrow keys, but i cannot reach the categories which are beyond the visible screen.

To reproduce:
1. creates many categories
2. Browse a directory with pictures.
3. Right click on any picture.
4. Mouse over "Category"
Actual behaviour (bug): Categories goes far beyond the visible screen without being able to see them nor select them.

Expected behaviour: Being able to scroll thru all categories (Verticaly or Horizontaly)
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Selecting "category" with the right click
Selecting "category" with the right click
Window appear but Most Categories are beyond the mouse reach without being able to scroll
Window appear but Most Categories are beyond the mouse reach without being able to scroll
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Re: 0.89: Category window goes beyond the screen

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I can definitely confirm, I reported that a few years ago. Any collection of downloaded files will inevitably have FAR more categories than can ever be displayed.
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Re: 0.89: Category window goes beyond the screen

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I can't make scrollable menu, so i need to find another solution...
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Re: 0.89: Category window goes beyond the screen

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A possible suggestion:
Instead of using the "on mouse over" on "Category"
Write "Category..." (note the 3 dots) and then use a mouse click and a new scrollable window opens when clicked?
with the 3 dots people will expect a new window as well as the "click" action as you have already few in this menu, so it should be a very soft transition in the user's habit.

If a scrollable window is not possible, a pagination system with <Previous | Next> should be good enough.

I do not know if it's possible, though...
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