This section describes the options presented under the Files Tab of the preferences dialogue.
Enables the display of hidden files and folders, also known as dot files.
Enables the display of the parent folder as a double dot in the directories views.
Files and folders are sorted such that upper case letters occur before lower case letters.
Enabled result: A, B, C, a, b, cDisabled result: A, a, B, b, C, c
Files and folders are sorted with the dot '.' treated as a special case, so the order is e.g. "event.c" "event.h" "eventgenerator.c". Also, files containing numbers are sorted as "file1" "file5" "file10".
During rename operations, allows files to be renamed to a different extension with no warning issued.
Enable this to allow Geeqie to list all files, even those that do not contain images.
This field defines which extensions will lead to file grouping. Grouped files will appear as a single entry in file views. This is useful, for example, when browsing directories containing two files for the same image (such as raw+jpeg files generated by some cameras).
The group is represented by the first extension in the list for which a file exists.
Each extension should include the starting dot and should be separated by a semi-colon from following entries. It is possible to use wild-cards corresponding to entries in the File Types Class below:
This list contains the image formats that are understood by Geeqie. To disable a specific file type from being displayed, uncheck it's corresponding check-box. Filters can be edited by first selecting the line containing the item to be changed, then clicking the filter or description field, making any changes, then pressing Enter ; press Escape to cancel an active edit.
Unlike all other options in the dialogue, filter list changes are applied immediately.
The table consists of: