Navigating CBR/CBZ files

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wallywalters
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Navigating CBR/CBZ files

Post by wallywalters » Wed Nov 12, 2014 3:15 am

I know I can open CBR and CBZ files in XnView, but I can only seem to call up the cover. How can I advance to the next page(s) and back again? Thanks.

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Re: Navigating CBR/CBZ files

Post by cday » Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:22 am

wallywalters wrote:I know I can open CBR and CBZ files in XnView, but I can only seem to call up the cover. How can I advance to the next page(s) and back again? Thanks.
If viewing multi-pages is supported in CBR/CBZ files, you should be able to step through the images using these buttons:
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You can also step through the images of a multi-page file using the keyboard with this setting:

Tools > Options...
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Whether viewing multi-page CBR/CBZ files is supported is subject to confirmation...

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Re: Navigating CBR/CBZ files

Post by wallywalters » Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:01 pm

cday wrote:Whether viewing multi-page CBR/CBZ files is supported is subject to confirmation...
Yes, viewing multi-page CBR/CBZ files is what I want to be able to do. Then I will no longer need ACDSee and/or CDisplayEx and can use XnView for everything. Is there a way?

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Re: Navigating CBR/CBZ files

Post by cday » Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:18 pm

The above methods presumably do not step through the images in the file?

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Re: Navigating CBR/CBZ files

Post by wallywalters » Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:38 am

No, and the navigation buttons are greyed out.

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Re: Navigating CBR/CBZ files

Post by XnTriq » Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:15 am

From topic “Comics files”:
marsh wrote:Archives can be navigated in browser's preview (highlight + F11, then <pg up> <pg dn>. I haven't tried it recently, but it reads like the old behaviour about the viewer being different remains.
Drahken wrote:The issue is that for some reason xnview's viewer mode can't handle archives properly & will always just show the first image.
Xnview's browser mode however works differently for some reason. If you go into browser mode & navigate to the comic archive you can open it as though it were a folder. If you then open an image from it in fullscreen mode (I believe double clicking it opens fullscreen by default), you can then scroll through the images in the archive with the mousewheel or keyboard shortcuts (I believe page up/down are the default ones).
Drahken wrote:Make sure to open it into fullscreen from within the browser. Browser fullscreen & viewer fullscreen are different (don't ask me why).
Go into browse mode (hit ctrl+b if you start in viewer mode), navigate to your comic file (ie c:\comics\comic.cbr), and click it (if it has folders within it, you'll have to navigate through those too). Xnview's browser treats archive files the same as folders, so when you get into it you'll see a bunch of thumbnails for all the images in the file. If double clicking one opens in the viewer, then go back to the browser & right click the image and select the fullscreen option. Once you've done that, mousewheel or page up/down should go to the next image in the file.


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Re: Navigating CBR/CBZ files

Post by wallywalters » Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:58 am

Thanks. I'm afraid I'm having the same poor luck as the other poster in that thread, however.

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Re: Navigating CBR/CBZ files

Post by Drahken » Fri Nov 14, 2014 2:16 am

Try installing/reinstalling the archive plugin, see if that has any effect: http://www.xnview.com/download/addons/archive.zip
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