How do I create new Categories

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paulw
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How do I create new Categories

Post by paulw »

Hi: I just downloaded XnView MP and can't seem to create any Category Filters. When I Ri-Click on "Categories" (under "Special Items" on the left), I do see a line entitled "New Category" but nothing happens when I click on it. I've also tried to click on the little square above my images and/or tried dragging them into the Categories filter, but no categories get created or assigned. As far as I can tell, I also don't have a dB-file to hold any Category information (anywhere), so did something go wrong during my install? I'm running XnView as a mobile (uninstalled) application under Windows-10. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
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Re: How do I create new Categories

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in category filter panel, you can create new category, and assign some images to it
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Fufun
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Re: How do I create new Categories

Post by Fufun »

Dear XnView, I downloaded XnViewMP and also cannot create new categories in the Category Filter panel (nothing happens when I click "New category"). Importing a text file with category names also doesn't work. I would highly appreciate your help.
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michel038
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Re: How do I create new Categories

Post by michel038 »

Hi,
Maybe the installation folder is locked?
You can try to run Xnviewmp as administrator...
Or try settings, integration, paths, ... and choose a non-system folder to save settings...

To make any changes in categories, at least one photo must be selected...