Input tab - Support pasting in files

Bugs which are supposed to be fixed in the next test version (not available yet)

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Input tab - Support pasting in files

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Would it be easy to add support for pasting in files, as an alternative means of loading files?

Would have been useful this morning when loading scans from a USB memory, but hardly essential.
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Re: Input tab - Support pasting in files

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what do you means?
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Re: Input tab - Support pasting in files

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xnview wrote: Thu Oct 28, 2021 5:55 am what do you means?
I had been scanning to a USB memory on a scanner not connected to a computer. I then plugged the USB memory into my computer and looked at the scans, selected some that I wanted to batch process, and without thinking tried to paste them into the Input tab files space.

When I right-clicked to paste them in there was no context menu displayed, so I am asking whether it would be easy to allow files to be pasted in from a context menu. I have never done that before, but did it twice yesterday so it could in some way be an intuitive action.
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Re: Input tab - Support pasting in files

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Further consideration:

There are really two cases when the files to be loaded have been selected elsewhere:

1. Click in Input tab files window + Ctrl-V

2. Click in Input tab files window + Right-click context menu with Paste option.

Either option would avoid the need to browse to the files to be loaded.

Support for either or ideally both options might be a useful enhancement.
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Re: Input tab - Support pasting in files

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See issue for current status and some details.
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