Exclude folders from file list

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nevyoung2
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Exclude folders from file list

Post by nevyoung2 »

Hi - I have used Classic for many years, and now find that MP might suit me better. A problem is that I cannot exclude folders from the file list. It was easy to exclude folders in Classic, but I cannot find the setting to do so in MP. Custom file list is no good, because if I want to display only videos or only images, then folders will display no matter I do. If I use custom then I get images and folders. Changing the custom file list settings is a very awkward way to swop between images and videos. The folders are clearly visible in the Folders pane and so do not need to be repeated in the file list. For a folder with many subfolders, I have to scroll down to where I see the images or the videos. Where is the folder setting in MP? What am I not understanding? BTW - I have searched aplenty in the forum and elsewhere. Thanks
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Re: Exclude folders from file list

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it's in same setting, 'settings>file list>custom filter'
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nevyoung2
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Re: Exclude folders from file list

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Thanks - If I customise to see Videos only, then videos is all I see - no folders. If I customise to see images, images is all that is all I see. But if I select Images from the Filter options, I see Images together with Folders. If I select Videos from the Filter options, I see Videos together with Folders. The quick switch in Filter options between Images and Videos always includes Folders. To change custom settings every time I want to swop between Images and Videos is not a viable option. As I have said, this preference was easy to set in Classic. Perhaps I am missing something, but I can't get it right in MP.
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Re: Exclude folders from file list

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Ok, i think that i understand your request. In Classic, 'Images' or 'Videos' filter use Options>File list, and in MP folders are always included, right?
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nevyoung2
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Re: Exclude folders from file list

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Yes - that is correct