Blurry folder thumbnails

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Blurry folder thumbnails

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Thumbnails on folders are blurrier in comparison to the ones inside of it. On the left side is the folder "Test" with the picture inside of it. I cropped the picture thumbnail out (right side) and put them together to see it better. The pictures themselves are totally fine, only the folder thumbnails look so blurry. Is this a known problem? Anything within the settings?
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Re: Blurry folder thumbnails

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Thumbnails are lower quality representations
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Re: Blurry folder thumbnails

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But both are thumbnails, one is of the folder the other of the picture itself. Why should the folder thumbnail be less detailed?
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My guess is that the folder representation is rendered a lot smaller than the thumbnails inside the folder of the actual graphics
You can go to settings / browser / thumbnails / misc and tweak the settings there but I doubt you will ever get the thumbnails to equal the actual graphics
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The only things I can change are the thumbnail sizes and unsharp the picture thumbnails too by removing the "thumbnail sharpen" setting. Isn't there a setting to sharp the folder one too? Why would it affect only the picture thumbnails at the moment? Unfortunate as always I guess
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They are smaller and that goes with the territory. The folder icons show by default 4 thumbnail so they will lose a lot of their quality. They are only meant to give you a visual representation of what is in the folder. The normal file thumbnails are also just representations
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Re: Blurry folder thumbnails

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could you send me the picture used? And tell which thumbnail size do you use settings>Thumbnail>Appearance & settings>Catalog
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https://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/wp- ... lpaper.jpg

The example was from that page, at the moment I'm using 256x356 but got no improvements by changing them to different ratios.
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Re: Blurry folder thumbnails

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do you have 256x356 in settings>Thumbnail>Appearance & settings>Catalog?
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Re: Blurry folder thumbnails

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As stated previously the size is 256x356 in the catalog and thumbnail settings.
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which compression do you use in Catalog?
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I'm using the zip setting and it doesn't improve if I'm changing it to none or the other ones. Rebuild/optimize the database, create new thumbnails function, refresh F5 - no changes.
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Re: Blurry folder thumbnails

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strange i have same thumbnail quality for folder and file
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Both thumbnails are equally blurry in your attachment? When you use the sharpen setting the right one should be less blurry - that's the whole point of the thread. If you compare the right thumbnail of mine with yours there is a lot more detail in comparison to the folder preview thumbnail on the left side.
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Re: Blurry folder thumbnails

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:bugconfirmed: Thanks to your detailed description I can reproduce the problem.
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