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mrwul
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How to add a customer filter to only show JPG and PNG files

Post by mrwul » Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:31 pm

Is there a way to add a custom filter that will show only JPG or PNG files when activated.

Within a folder I have a few other formats, such as PSD and BMP.
I do not want them to show up.

I went into Tools > File List > Custom Filter but I don't know how to add my custom filter there.
IF... at all possible.

Thanks.!

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Re: How to add a customer filter to only show JPG and PNG files

Post by Rick » Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:22 pm

Use the "Quck Search" to find ".JPG" and so forth
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Re: How to add a customer filter to only show JPG and PNG files

Post by mrwul » Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:27 pm

Thanks a lot!

Now knowing what to use, I had to do some searches on Internet to find that I should then use, for example, in this case: (JPG|PNG).
Whilst doing so, I encountered quite a few posts on the 'Quick Search' matter suggesting some improvements here and there.

This Quick Search (JPG|PNG), I believe it is not possible to save this or add this as a kind custom filter.

Anyway, thanks again!

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Re: How to add a customer filter to only show JPG and PNG files

Post by Rick » Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:25 pm

Well you can get the utility "Everything" https://www.voidtools.com/
There is a small learning curv (small!) You can do this and save it as a book mark

This is worth having even if it seems to be overkill as it can search all your hard drives almost instantly for ... whatever 8)
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Re: How to add a customer filter to only show JPG and PNG files

Post by mrwul » Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:16 am

Thank you for the tip!

Indeed, it is a very nice and powerful tool.
I am running it by default, since somewhere 2013... :-)

In this case though, within XnViewMP, I believe it might be handy to be able to simply save a current view/filter.

Something like:
SnagIt-25072020 101007.png
SnagIt-25072020 101007.png (25.32 KiB) Viewed 124 times

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Re: How to add a customer filter to only show JPG and PNG files

Post by Rick » Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:02 pm

+1
That is a good idea. I would use it :!: :!: :!: :D
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Re: How to add a customer filter to only show JPG and PNG files

Post by mrwul » Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:51 am

As this 'idea' is somewhere in some thread under "General Support", it -may- not be recorded as a suggestion.
So, for good order's sake, I have also posted it in the 'Suggestions'-section as well.

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