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mrwul
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Hide folders - show files only

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Is there a way to hide folders and display files only?

In the below example, just show the files
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Thanks.
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

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settings>File list>Custom filter
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

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I want to hide only the foldersnames, but the files should still be displayed...

A bit like this.
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

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Remove folder from settings>File list>Custom filter
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

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Sorry, that doesn't work, at least not with me. Then -nothing- is displayed, folders including their files are gone.
Probably what I want isn't possible yet.
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

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It's easier for me with a picture ...
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

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Ah, I see what is meant... leads to the confusion.

I meant something different:
say you have folder
01
02
03

They contain images.
Right now you have to open folder 01 to see them, then folder 02, to see the images in that folder, etc.

But imagine the situation where the folders (01,02,03) are hidden but the files are displayed.
So, in my example (see earlier screenshot) the folder
America - Panoramic
China by Night
etc.
they are hidden, but the files in those folders, they are displayed.

A kind of 'show files only' (suppress foldernames)

Thanks for the solution, it is the button
show files in subfolders
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I overlooked that one all the time.. or better, I didn't know it was there, else I would not have asked... :D
That is indeed the option I was looking for.
Super!
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

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oh, yes, edited reply ,

Another way is to right-click on the parent folder in "Folders" pane. You will find "show all files(recursive)"
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

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Thanks for the hints in this thread!

I am still not able to hide subfolders in the file list when "show all files (recursive)" is not activated.
Even if in settings>File list>Custom filter/folders: visible is de-activated, subfolders still appear in the file list.

In other words: i'd like to show only pics in a parent folder without its subfolders being visible in the file list.
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

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Maybe attached example can be of help?

1.
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2.
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As a text I have created a folder '2020' with a few subfolders
Select folder 2020 and click on 'Show files in subfolders'
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Re: Hide folders - show files only

Post by nicky »

Thanks mrwul, but i do not want to see the files in subfolders, i only want to see the ones in the parent folder (in your example folder: 2020)