Pan View

This window offers alternative views of the current directory and its children .

It may be opened by View ▸ Pan view ( Ctrl+J ) . You can pan the view as you pan an image in normal view mode, using left mouse button and drag.

A primary mouse button click on any image will display informations about the image. Secondary mouse button will show a context menu.

Pan view recursively visits each folder under the specified folder. This can consume considerable computer resources.

4.3.1. Select a folder

Location

The initial location is the current Geeqie folder when the Pan view window is opened.

4.3.2. Choose a view mode

A select box let you choose among different view modes:

Timeline

Shows images grouped by date.

Calendar

Shows a calendar with the number of images indicated for each day (as dots and number). Left mouse button click will show images in a pop-up.

Folders

Show images grouped by folder. Each box represents a folder. Parent and children folders are shown as boxes enclosing other boxes.

Folders (flower)

Show images grouped by folder. Each box represents a folder. Parent folders are linked to children by a line. The top folder is the center of the flower.

Grid

All images are shown on a grid.

4.3.3. How each image should be represented

Another select box let you choose the representation of each image:

Dots

Each image is represented by a dot.

No images

Each image is represented by a square box.

Small thumbnails

Each image is represented by a small thumbnail.

Normal thumbnails

Each image is represented by a normal thumbnail.

Large thumbnails

Each image is represented by a large thumbnail.

1:10 (10%)

Each image is represented by reduced image (1/10 of the original's dimensions).

1:4 (25%)

Each image is represented by reduced image (1/4 of the original's dimensions).

1:3 (33%)

Each image is represented by reduced image (1/3 of the original's dimensions).

1:2 (50%)

Each image is represented by reduced image (1/2 of the original's dimensions).

1:1 (100%)

The original image is shown at its normal dimensions.

4.3.4. Find

At the bottom of the window:

Find button

Shows a text field for image search. One can enter either:

  • filename or part filename
  • file date in any of the following forms, where the separator may one of / - , . or a space:
    • yyyy-mm-dd
    • yyyy-mm
    • yyyy

Enter will start the search, pressing it again will move to the next match. The matched file is made visible and details are shown for it.