Import XnView Categories into XnViewMP

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Gavia Immer
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Import XnView Categories into XnViewMP

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Hello,

Is it possible to import custom categories created in XnView into XnViewMP, preferably so that the categories applied to images in XnView are retained for those images when viewed in XnViewMP? I tried simply copying the category.db and XnView.db files from XnView into my XnViewMP folder, but this appears to have had no effect: in XnViewMP, I still cannot see any of my custom categories (only the default XnViewMP categories that already were there when I installed the program) and now none of the images have any categories associated with them. Does XnViewMP even use a category.db file? If not, in which file are the categories data now stored? Having spent many hours categorizing my images, I loath the thought of having to redo them all in XnViewMP; I would prefer to use XnViewMP because, unlike XnView, it supports 'and/or' filtering of categories.

Thanks,
Gavia
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Gavia Immer
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Re: Import XnView Categories into XnViewMP

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Thank you for the welcome and the heads-up, XnTriq. I guess that I will just have to be patient and wait for Pierre to create the conversion utility.

Cheers,
Gavia
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Gavia Immer wrote:Thank you for the welcome and the heads-up, XnTriq. I guess that I will just have to be patient and wait for Pierre to create the conversion utility.
I wait that XnViewMP database is stable...
Pierre.
Gavia Immer
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Re: Import XnView Categories into XnViewMP

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Fair enough. Thank you, Pierre.

Cheers,
Gavia