Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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kodyman
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Can File Info Tips be Reset?

Post by kodyman »

Before I realized there appears to be a problem with Configuration | Information | File Info Tips | Show Hover Box: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=4&p=176860&hilit=fi ... ps#p176860 I started playing around with it.
I am currently using Ver. 20.80.0100

Before I knew there is a glitch and after turning it on and playing with it in one folder, the following screenshot is what I was seeing:
I was trying to get just the label, tags and comments to display.
MDBU File Info 1.png
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Not long after, since I wasn't seeing what I hoped to, I searched the forum to see what I might be doing wrong. I found the above link in Beta Announcements, so I went back and turned Hover Box off. After doing so I exited, saving settings, and re-started so the change would take effect.
Now when I use MDBU most of the pop-ups still display as shown in the above screenshot. But a few are shown normally like this:
MDBU File Info 2.png
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And after I turned Hover Box off (and the exit to save, etc), if I go to other folders I did not try and check when I had Hover Box turned on they all also show like in the 2nd screenshot.

It is something I can live with if I need to, but I was wondering if there is some way to get the folder I tested to revert back to showing just the basic info like the 2nd screenshot instead of with all of the extra info as shown in the 1st one? Without clearing out all of my other folder settings, colors, etc.

Thanks,

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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What do you hover to see this tip?
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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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Since it had been a while and I had stopped using the hover box option I had to go back and revisit it.
The screens you see above are shown when I hover over the filename only. Or the web browser shortcut icon ahead of the filename if it is a web bookmark.
If the file is a PDF, jpeg, office file, etc, the hover box is only displayed when hovering on the filename. On these files the appropriate file preview is displayed.
If I hover in the white space after the filename extension in the name column, nothing pops up.

Is this the type of answer you were looking for?

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What you see is the Hover Box of an URL file, right? Now what is the problem?
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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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Are we just talking about cycling the info displayed when hovering by hitting the "s" key?

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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I asked why, when I set up File Info Tips|Show Hover Box|Extra Fields (Label, Tags & Comment) I did not see either of the three selected. Instead, I see what is shown in the 1st screenshot. I expected to see the URL, Label, Tags & Comments.
The lines under the URL in the 1st screenshot are not what what I have for the label, tag & comment. I don't know where they came from.

When I turn off Extra Fields and only have Show Hover Box ticked, I see the URL only, as expected, and shown in the 2nd screenshot.
BUT... only if I go to a different folder where I had not tried seeing the extra fields with the settings above.

And if I go back to the original folder, with Extra Fields still un-ticked, I am still seeing the extra lines shown in the hover box under the URL.

So my question was whether there was some way of clearing out those extra lines shown in the 1st screenshot when I only have Show Tips ticked.

Thanks

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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Your screenshots are of the Hover Box, not File Info Tips, anyway if this issue you are only asking about rectifying *.URL filetype only, then you can untick *.url from:

Configuration | Preview | Previewed Formats | Categories | Text Files

and then you will get the normal info tip for URL files. If you have "Show custom file info tips" enabled (in addition to "Extra Fields") and still want to see the URL in the file info tip you may need to check the "URL" property in

Configuration | Information | File Info Tips & Hover Box | Show custom file info tips

it should be about #204, alternatively link target would also work.

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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jupe,

Thanks for the tips.
I did as you recommended in the 1st one and neither the URL or the other lines were shown. Just a blank box as expected.
Also closed and reopened XY to make sure the setting was saved. It was.
As a test, I re-ticked the same setting and went back and checked the files. Some still had the extra lines as before shown in my 1st screenshot, some didn't. Don't see any rhyme or reason why. So I turned it back off.

Then I used your 2nd suggestion, Configuration | Information | File Info Tips & Hover Box | Show custom file info tips.
Now when I hover I see
The filename
The size
Modified and created date

In that order
Even though I also checked Extra Fields and selected Label, Tags & Comments those were not shown in the box when I hovered.

I'm stumped. :?

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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Just disable the Hoverbox completely temporarily, so we're not confusing it while troubleshooting:

Configuration | Information | File Info Tips & Hover Box | Show Hover Box

Then show a screenshot of what you see when hovering a url including at least a small portion of the list pane, ie. the file icon and filename, and infotip obviously.


PS: To answer your main topic question, as a last resort, if you feel the need to fully reset your FileInfo Tip Settings to default, you can edit your XYplorer.ini (with XY closed, or restarted without saving settings afterwards) find the [FileInfoTips] section and below are the default settings (a backup first is recommended):

Code: Select all

[FileInfoTips]
ShowInfoTip=1
ShowInfoTipCustom=0
ShowInfoTipExtra=0
FileInfoTipNetwork=0
FileInfoTipExe=0
FileInfoTipAudio=1
FileInfoTipHoverIcon=1
FileInfoTipHoldShift=0
InplaceTips=1
InfoTipVisList=1111111111111000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
InfoTipVisListExtra=111111111
InfoTipDelayInitial=400
InfoTipVisibleTime=10000
ShowHoverBox=0
ShowHoverBoxText=1
ShowHoverBoxOffice=1
ShowHoverBoxWeb=0
ShowHoverBoxFont=0
ShowHoverBoxImage=1
ShowHoverBoxVideo=1
ShowHoverBoxZip=1
ShowHoverBoxFolder=1
ShowHoverBoxForTree=1
ShowHoverBoxForList=1
ShowHoverBoxForTilesAndThumbs=1
HoverBoxOnJunctions=0
HoverBoxPola=0
HoverBoxIcon=0
HoverBoxStatus=0
HoverBoxImageSize=625

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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Jupe helped me understand the problem I was seeing was not with the File Info Tips but the Hover Box.
The File Info Tips are displaying as designed, including the Extra Fields I want to display.
Sorry for the confusion. :oops:

What threw me off was the location of the Show Hover Box checkbox in the configuration window above the Show custom file info tips: and Extra fields: checkboxes. I took those as being associated to the Show Hover Box. :oops:

What I should have been asking is whether what is shown in the Hover Box could be reset. Here is a screenshot of the Hover Box I see with some files while others show only the URL as expected and shown in my 2nd image in the original post.

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I have no clue where the extra lines under the URL are coming from. IDList=, HotKey=, IconFile= & IconIndex=.
Unless the extra lines showing up is something you think needs to be addressed don't worry about it. Since I now have a better handle on and have the Show file info tips working I'm not going to be using the Hover Box.

Thank you again for straightening me out. :D

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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That's exactly what I thought was happening!, anyway those extra lines you are seeing are in the url file, what you are seeing is a text preview of the url file contents, ie. those aren't configurable from XY, also you can't add custom fields to the bottom of the hoverbox preview like labels, tags etc. but you can get the Info Tip showing the info you have been asking about. That's why I thought you might be better off unticking url from Text File preview formats like I described initially, but you said it then showed
kodyman wrote: 19 Oct 2020 23:38 Just a blank box as expected.
I was surprised to see you say that seeing an empty box was expected by you, anyway, I assume the Hover Box was still being shown at the time, so maybe on your computer you also need to unselect *.url from the "Web Files" category too then hopefully you should see the Info Tips with the extra fields, if that is your goal, while still keeping HoverBox enabled for use with other formats like images etc.

Configuration | Preview | Previewed Formats | Category: Web Files

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Alternatively if you want to keep the HoverBox style popup showing for URL files but only show the top 2 lines of the *.url file you can just edit the files that have extra lines in a text editor and delete the extraneous lines.

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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I'm not explaining myself clear enough.
I am good now with the File info tips. They are displaying exactly like the screenshot you have shown. :tup:

When I said blank box is showing, that is when I have Show Hover Box enabled and have deselected Configuration | Preview | Previewed Formats | Category: Web Files as you suggested.
Here is a screenshot of the Hover box after deselecting as above and turning on Hover box. The white area in the Hover box (above the dark area with the filenane, size and dates) is what I meant by the blank box.

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As soon as I turn Show Hover box off again, I am back to seeing the file info tips. Just like your screenshot. Perfect :D

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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So with *.url unselected from "Text Files" and "Web Files" categories you still get the HoverBox, that I can't explain.

edit: I just re-read your last post, you make it sound like you deselected the whole category, I clearly only meant the *.url entries in the categories, if you had done that, it might explain it. Anyway you sound content, I'm out.

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Re: Can File Info Tips be Reset?

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Hi Jupe

To close this out on my side I'll answer your edit note above. In case someone wonders what my setting was.
I only deselected the *.url, Internet Shortcut in the Category: Text Files as suggested and that is when the blank white area of the hover box displayed. Here's a screenshot of the setting. Whether this is the anticipated result I don't know.

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As mentioned, I am happy you got me straightened out on the differences between the File info tips vs Hover box and thank you. :D
Unless you or someone else asks a question on this I am out now too.

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When I deselect the *.url, Internet Shortcut in the Category: Text Files then I get no hover box at all for URL files. Are you using the latest version of XY?
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