Browser - folders - widen folder selection

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Browser - folders - widen folder selection

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XnViewMP 1.5.2 64bit
Windows11 (22H2), display resolution 3840x2160, win scaling 150%


Browser - folders
its not possible to select folder by clicking on its line, you have to click on the name

Suggestion
expand folder selection indicator from edge-to-edge like in windows File explorer


Example
browser_folders_widen_selection.png



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Re: Browser - folders - widen selection all way to the right

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What do you see as the benefit?

What is normal practice in other software?
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Re: Browser - folders - widen selection all way to the right

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updated post with few details
cday wrote: Wed Aug 02, 2023 7:01 am What do you see as the benefit?
- easy to select an item by clicking on the line, instead of name only
- enhance visual indication of the selected item
- edge-to-edge selection just looks better (no broken lines)

cday wrote: Wed Aug 02, 2023 7:01 am What is normal practice in other software?
I would stick to windows File explorer as standard
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Re: Browser - folders - widen folder selection

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it's not possible, Qt behavior
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Re: Browser - folders - widen folder selection

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selection_in_catalog_filter.png
Selection in Catalog Filter is widen all the way to the right

Is it possible to make the same for:
- Folders
- Favorites
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Re: Browser - folders - widen folder selection

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yes, but children are not all expanded (and created) in folder tree view... so here i can't
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Re: Browser - folders - widen folder selection

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but it it should not depend on children, column should always auto stretch to the widget size

aren't Folders and Catalog Filter using same QTreeView?
that has QHeaderView::ResizeMode, guess this is similar use case