Import options from Windows version of XnView

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Import options from Windows version of XnView

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Do you plan some feature to import (at least some) options from Windows version of XnView?
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Re: Import options from Windows version of XnView

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Dreamer wrote:Do you plan some feature to import (at least some) options from Windows version of XnView?
You think that it's interesting?
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Re: Import options from Windows version of XnView

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Well, there is the issue of there not being a one-to-one correspondence between options in the two versions...

...but yes, I personally would want the ability to "send" settings between the two versions.

Except for enhancements only available in MP, I think the two products (1.96.x and MP) should behave identically. This means the same options in the INI files, too.
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Re: Import options from Windows version of XnView

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Perhaps a small tool for an easy one-time import might be interesting, but little effort should be put into this.

I think options are not changed very often, so a special functionality for exchanging the settings over and over again would be an overkill.
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Re: Import options from Windows version of XnView

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Hi Helmut!
helmut wrote:I think options are not changed very often
Well they would be (by me anyway) if named INI files could be saved/restored. See my related post about this sort of thing here!

Exchanging settings files between XnView Win and XnView MP mostly depends on the future of XnView Win and the relationship between the two tools. Will I always (or for the foreseeable future) need to run both to make full use of XnView productivity?

Hard to say... even (perhaps) for Pierre.
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Re: Import options from Windows version of XnView

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helmut wrote:... but little effort should be put into this...
I agree +1
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