Edit/Move Category location

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LordB
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Edit/Move Category location

Post by LordB » Tue May 05, 2020 1:17 am

Ok. So I've have a bunch of categories for a ton of images in a single folder. I recently had to move this folder around to different locations, But now I have an issue seeing the new images when I use the categories filter.

1. I can't see the images when the match drop down setting is set to either current folder or current folder (Recursive), only to Global. This must mean the file location that the categories system is looking at is not correct, though the sort file XnView MP makes is still in the folder itself.

2. The individual categories, when match is set to 'global', still have the proper names, image counts, and even files with the proper names. They just can't be opened.

3. Adding new images to old categories today works fine.

From what I can tell, there is a discrepancy between the actual folder location and what XnView MP think the folder location is. How can I keep everything the same and just change the location XnView MP is looking for the images, since that's the only thing not working. It would be a small change from

E:\Users\JohnSmith\Pictures\Camping trip to E:\JohnSmith\Pictures\Camping trip

How can this be done? I'm sorry if this has an obvious answer or I'm missing something simple in the manual.

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Re: Edit/Move Category location

Post by xnview » Sat May 09, 2020 12:03 pm

you can change a location in Settings>Catalog - Relocate
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