Legacy Configuration File Options

This section describes the options not accessible by the graphical interface, these options exist to maintain behavior of older releases of Geeqie. To change these settings, edit the Geeqie configuration file .

lazy_image_sync: [true false ] : This will suppress the image view from changing when selecting a new folder; the current image will remain displayed until the user manually selects another image.

display_dialogs_under_mouse: [true false ] : Enabling this will cause new dialogs to initially position themselves such that they are under the current mouse position.

scroll_reset_method: value : This will set the method used to set the scroll position, or visible region of a new image, value can be:
0: Move to upper left corner.
1: Center image.
2: Maintain same visible region as previous image, if possible.

dither_quality: Set the quality when dithering images on displays with a limited color pallet:
0: No dithering
1: Normal
2: Best

thumbnails.use_xvpics = [true false ] : xvpics is a common thumbnail caching format used by several applications. Thumbnails are stored locally to the source image in a sub folder with the name .xvpics . Enabling this option will allow Geeqie to read thumbnails saved in the xvpics format.

Support for xvpics is read only, Geeqie can not generate thumbnails in this format.