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henryg
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Cannot save favourites or layouts

Post by henryg »

I am using the free version of XnView MP (0.99.1 x64) but I cannot get favourites or layouts to save - is this a function of the paid version?

If I close the program and reopen it, it will return to the previous layout (one I have changed), but if I switch away and return the changes are lost. And while favourites appear to be saved, on closing and re-opening they disappear.

I have tried uninstalling, including removing all references to XnView in the registry, and reinstalling.

I am only using it as a browser, to view and delete photos pre-editing in Affinity Photo.
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Re: Cannot save favourites or layouts

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could you post a screenshot of settings>Integration>Paths
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henryg
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Re: Cannot save favourites or layouts

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I can't paste or upload a screenshot :? It just puts the Image tags in when I click on the picture icon.

But I can tell you that my ini file is located and is set for User (System) as are catalog (XnView.db) and thumbnails database (thumb.db). Other files are set to the program folder.

Those files are present at C:\Users\xxxxx\AppData\Roaming\XnViewMP, and the file modified dates change so they are being updated in some way, but the favourites are still not present when I reopen XnView.
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Re: Cannot save favourites or layouts

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henryg wrote: Wed Nov 10, 2021 9:16 am But I can tell you that my ini file is located and is set for User (System) as are catalog (XnView.db) and thumbnails database (thumb.db). Other files are set to the program folder.
Why other files are in 'program folder', XnView can't save them
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Re: Cannot save favourites or layouts

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Why other files are in 'program folder', XnView can't save them
Dunno, don't think I changed it, but setting it to User made no difference.

Thanks for you input!
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Re: Cannot save favourites or layouts

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Now all settings are in 'User'?
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Re: Cannot save favourites or layouts

Post by henryg »

Yes, but I changed the thumbnail from "same as catalog" to "User" specifically, and now seems to be working.

Thank you Pierre for all your help!