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obelisk
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Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2009 9:54 am

Show all in some?

Post by obelisk »

I store my photos in folders like 2011, .... 2021, 2022, etc. inside are each event etc.

I like using "show files in subfolder" to find a photo I know is in a year

But what if I want to do this for a few selected folders, how can I do this?
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michel038
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Location: France

Re: Show all in some?

Post by michel038 »

If the goal is to find a photo, I'm using some tricks.

In yearly folders, my subfolders are structured by events, as follows : 2022-11-07 beach hollidays
I added a category "folder" to all these subfolders

In "Categories filter" tab, I select "folder" , to get all events

Then I type some digits in quick search field , such as 201 (for years from 2010 to 2019) or -07- to select July in all years , or some words (holiday)
I can then see at a glance the events for which I forgot the exact date. (or events that I know there were in July, but forgot the title)

It's not not an answer for your request, but it can help ... :D
obelisk
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Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2009 9:54 am

Re: Show all in some?

Post by obelisk »

I have the same folder structure as you, but it's not useful because under each event folder I have more folders (raw, jpg, video) before I get to the photos. So when I see all these folders with the names in them all I have is blank folders instead of icons of the things inside.
That's the biggest problem I think.
https://imgur.com/a/OZ3RRC2

The browser is mostly useless to me, I have to read each word. I wish it showed the photos of subfolders like windows does.