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mrwul
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Hide folders - show files only

Post by mrwul » Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:21 am

Is there a way to hide folders and display files only?

In the below example, just show the files
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

Post by xnview » Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:18 pm

settings>File list>Custom filter
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

Post by mrwul » Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:28 pm

I want to hide only the foldersnames, but the files should still be displayed...

A bit like this.
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

Post by xnview » Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:06 pm

Remove folder from settings>File list>Custom filter
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

Post by mrwul » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:35 pm

Sorry, that doesn't work, at least not with me. Then -nothing- is displayed, folders including their files are gone.
Probably what I want isn't possible yet.

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Re: Hide folders - show files only

Post by michel038 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:55 pm

It's easier for me with a picture ...
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

Post by mrwul » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:01 pm

Ah, I see what is meant... leads to the confusion.

I meant something different:
say you have folder
01
02
03

They contain images.
Right now you have to open folder 01 to see them, then folder 02, to see the images in that folder, etc.

But imagine the situation where the folders (01,02,03) are hidden but the files are displayed.
So, in my example (see earlier screenshot) the folder
America - Panoramic
China by Night
etc.
they are hidden, but the files in those folders, they are displayed.

A kind of 'show files only' (suppress foldernames)

Thanks for the solution, it is the button
show files in subfolders
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I overlooked that one all the time.. or better, I didn't know it was there, else I would not have asked... :D
That is indeed the option I was looking for.
Super!

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Re: Hide folders - show files only

Post by michel038 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:17 pm

oh, yes, edited reply ,

Another way is to right-click on the parent folder in "Folders" pane. You will find "show all files(recursive)"

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