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Home directory of new explorer window


The default folder which is opened in a new Explorer window


Only show images inside album directories


If the Explorer is in Detailsview, then you usually see little icons beside the filenames. These mini thumbs may slow down the list view. You can enable this check box to hide these icons, if you are not inside an album directory.


Only show check boxes inside album directories


This option is usually turned on, as check boxes primarily make sense if you are inside an album directory. Checkboxes can be used to exclude images from Web Albums. If you plan to export non-album directories as well, and you want to exclude images from the export, then keep this option turned off.


Load original image into image preview panel




The image preview panel usually shows only the reduced thumb of the image. If you are frequently working in the Explorer Detailsview instead of the Imageview, and you want to be able to zoom completely into the selected image inside the preview panel, then you should turn this option on.


Remember, that browsing the files is now slower, since the original image must be loaded into this panel everytime you click on a new file.


Date Column


This option determines the default sort order for the date column, when an Explorer window is first opened.


1.The first setting displays the classic file modification date (Windows Explorer) inside the date column.
2.If you are frequently inside a catalog, then it might make sense to activate the second option, because the file modification date of the linked file (original) is resolved and displayed.
3.If you want to display the creation date of the image (photo timestamp), then activate the third option.


To read more, goto the topic Filesystem Sorting.


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