Newbie - How do I get the preview window back?!

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hsfpix
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Newbie - How do I get the preview window back?!

Post by hsfpix »

Hi,
I was playing with the layout of the browser, and closed the preview window. It now seems gone forever - I can't find the command to bring it back!
Thanks in advance,
Roy
cday
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Re: Newbie - How do I get the preview window back?!

Post by cday »

hsfpix wrote: Thu Dec 07, 2023 4:13 pm I was playing with the layout of the browser, and closed the preview window. It now seems gone forever - I can't find the command to bring it back!
At a quick look possibly View > Panels > Preview ?

Note: I hardly use the browser options and have given incorrect advice before... :wink:
hsfpix
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Re: Newbie - How do I get the preview window back?!

Post by hsfpix »

Thanks!
Now my problem is that the Preview window remains blank when I click on any images in the browser? I have been through every menu item I can see :) The info updates for each image I click on, but the Preview window remains blank.
Cheers,
Roy.
cday
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Re: Newbie - How do I get the preview window back?!

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hsfpix wrote: Thu Dec 07, 2023 5:09 pm Now my problem is that the Preview window remains blank when I click on any images in the browser? I have been through every menu item I can see :) The info updates for each image I click on, but the Preview window remains blank.
Works for me, have you tried alternative file formats including basic formats like JPEG and PNG?

You might also look at Tools > Settings > Browser > File list -- Custom filter which if you can figure it out might possibly be relevant.
hsfpix
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Re: Newbie - How do I get the preview window back?!

Post by hsfpix »

Went through all that prior - I just needed to quit and start again and all is well.
Thanks for your patience :)

Roy.
cday
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Re: Newbie - How do I get the preview window back?!

Post by cday »

hsfpix wrote: Thu Dec 07, 2023 6:34 pm Went through all that prior - I just needed to quit and start again and all is well.
It doesn't seem obvious that a restart is necessary after enabling that (or presumably other) browser window options...

michel038?