0.91 beta 3: Autoplay in fullscreen doesn't comply with settings initially

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cadu
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0.91 beta 3: Autoplay in fullscreen doesn't comply with settings initially

Post by cadu » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:27 am

Hi,

In the same session, when I tweak autoplay (Settings>View>Misc), the pane complies with the settings immediately.
However, when I preview audio/video files in fullscreen, the fullscreen player doesn't comply with the new settings. You will need to restart XnView. Just after running a new session the fullscreen player will work properly.
I recorded my screen showing the issue:

A couple of suggestions regarding the behavior of autoplay:

a) Despite the overall autoplay (Settings>View>Misc), fullscreen autoplay ON should be always forced. I mean, if the user wants to preview the video/audio in full screen, the high likelihood is that he/she wants it to start playing immediately (I'm also taking account the Faststone and Acdsee, which play automatically the media in full screen). For instance, if autoplay OFF in settings, when you navigate your media will not play in the pane, however, if you double-click the file and it opens in the fullscreen, then it will start playing.
I recorded my screen showing the issue: http://bit.ly/2JA8HvQ

b) Keyboard shortcut for play/pause: independent of the autoplay (Settings>View>Misc), a shortcut (space bar?) would improve a lot the experience for play/pause the media. As a reference, Faststone works this way.
Here there is a screencast with a suggestion based on Faststone play/pause shortcut (space bar): http://bit.ly/2JANB04

c) Complementarily to (a) and (b), I suggest to add an autoplay button in the player bar, in order that it becomes easier accessible and tweakable. In practical usage, autoplay tends to be tweaked often. And in XnView this setting isn't easy/fast to change since it is deeper inside (Settings>View>Misc).
Here there is a screencast with a suggestion based on Vegas autoplay functionality: https://goo.gl/6wFeTk
This suggestion is also discussed in another thread: viewtopic.php?f=60&t=34513&p=143582#p143582

If you need further info, please let me know.

Thank you!
Carlos

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Re: 0.91 beta 3: Autoplay in fullscreen doesn't comply with settings initially

Post by xnview » Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:26 pm

:bugconfirmed: Thanks to your detailed description
Pierre.

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