"Save As" - too many file types

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"Save As" - too many file types

Post by MaxSt » Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:00 am

I think there are too many filetypes on "Save As" dialog. Is it possible to hide some of them?

It's great that XnView can open so much formats, but I don't really need to save into them.

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Re: "Save As" - too many file types

Post by xnview » Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:55 pm

yes, right, you can hide some formats in option/Read-write>General
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Re: "Save As" - too many file types

Post by MaxSt » Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:40 pm

That option only puts chosen formats on top on the Formats list, but the list still includes everything. I'd like to hide some on them.

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Re: "Save As" - too many file types

Post by xnview » Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:22 am

MaxSt wrote:That option only puts chosen formats on top on the Formats list, but the list still includes everything. I'd like to hide some on them.
houps, right... Perhaps a use 'common format' for save dialog?
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Re: "Save As" - too many file types

Post by Clo » Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:48 am

:arrow: Pierre

:) Hello !

Ages ago…
- I met the same annoyance and proposed a box with simple buttons to solve the issue…
- Except a pretty row, nothing resulted of that effort…
- Sorry, too tired now to find the topic, maybe our wonderful Librarian will do ? If so, TIA !

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Re: "Save As" - too many file types

Post by MaxSt » Mon Nov 14, 2011 4:06 pm

xnview wrote:
MaxSt wrote:That option only puts chosen formats on top on the Formats list, but the list still includes everything. I'd like to hide some on them.
houps, right... Perhaps a use 'common format' for save dialog?
Maybe after the user selected "most often" formats, include a radio button: "show chosen formats on top of the list"/"show only chosen formats".

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Re: "Save As" - too many file types

Post by Clo » Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:26 pm

:arrow: MaxSt

:) Hello !
Maybe after the user selected "most often" formats, include a radio button: "show chosen formats on top of the list"/"show only chosen formats".
• Actually, my idea was to not use the list at all ! Indeed this needs a special command for “Save As (Common)…” with the most used formats - and I planned too 1…3 customizable “wildcard” buttons for users who would have to save often in a rare format…
- A box of buttons well stuck on the background is always better than an unstable drop-down list showing tiny characters in its ranks. :P

- What do you think ?

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Re: "Save As" - too many file types

Post by XnTriq » Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:30 am

Clo wrote:Ages ago…
- I met the same annoyance and proposed a box with simple buttons to solve the issue…
- Except a pretty row, nothing resulted of that effort…
- Sorry, too tired now to find the topic, maybe our wonderful Librarian will do ? If so, TIA !
:mrgreen: Here you go:

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Re: "Save As" - too many file types

Post by Clo » Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:50 am

:arrow: XnTriq

:) Hello !

THANK YOU W. ! :D

• Sometimes, the future is in our back… :wink:

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