.INI and .TDO file settings

 

 

The following tables list the global and database-specific parameters, and indicate the menu or dialog box from which the parameter can be changed:

 

Global Parameters (THUMBS.INI)

 

Section

Parameter

Menu/Dialog box

Description

[Startup]

WindowLeft, WindowTop, WindowWidth, WindowHeight

Options >Save for Startup >Window Position

These parameters store the initial position and size of the ThumbsPlus main window for startup.

 

ThumbnailFile

Options >Save for Startup >Initial Database

Path and file specification of the initial database for ThumbsPlus to load when starting. This may be overridden by specifying a database on the Command Line for the ThumbsPlus icon.

 

No3dControls

(none)

When non-zero, disables 3-D controls and dialog box appearance.

[Confirmations]

FileDeletions

Options>Confirmations

When non-zero, requests you to confirm deletion of any file.

 

FileCopies

 

Requests for confirmation for copying files.

 

FileMoves

 

Requests for confirmation for moving files.

 

Directory...

 

(Not yet implemented)

 

CloseModified Window

 

Requests confirmation when closing a view window that has changed (been edited).

 

CloseApplication

 

Asks "Are you sure you wish to exit ThumbsPlus" when you close the main window.

 

FileOverwrite

 

Requests confirmation before overwriting a file with the same name (copy or move).

[KnownFilters]

 

Options >File Types >Configure >Hunt for Filters

This sections contains a list of the graphic import filters which have been located using the Filter Hunt dialog box.

[JpegLoading]

QuantizeColors

Options>Jpeg Loading

Selects whether the JPEG library reduces the color depth during the load of an image.

 

TwoPassQuant

 

When quantizing colors, selects whether a two-pass quantization is selected.

 

Grayscale

 

Discards color information and loads JPEG images in grayscale.

 

Dither

 

Selects whether dithering is performed when reducing the color of a JPEG image on load.

 

QuantColors

 

The number of colors to reduce to, when QuantizeColors=1.

[Batch]

Format

File >Batch Edit/Convert

File format (i.e., BMP) in which to store batch converted files.

 

AutoCrop

 

Autocrop images during the batch conversion.

 

Resize

 

Rotate or resize during the batch conversion.

 

ColorAdjust

 

Images are color adjusted during the batch conversion.

 

Depth

 

Specifies whether the color depth is adjusted.

 

Overwrite

 

Overwrite files with the same name.

 

AltExtension

 

Specifies an alternate file extension for output files.

 

OutputPath

 

Specifies the folder where converted files are placed.

[AutoPaste]

Prefix

Edit>Auto Clip Save

Indicates the prefix for file names that are saved.

 

Sequence

 

Next sequence number to use for Auto Clipboard Save.

 

Format

 

File format for files saved from Auto Clipboard Save.

 

ConvertMetafiles

 

Specifies whether metafiles are converted to bitmaps.

 

OutputPath

 

Location to store Auto Clipboard Saved files.

[Directories]

SaveAs

View>File>Save As

Destination folder for Save As... dialog box.

 

Copy Files

File>Copy

Destination folder for copying files.

 

Move Files

File>Move

Destination folder for moving files

 

Local (Database Specific) Parameters (THUMBS.TDO)

 

Section

Parameter

Menu/Dialog box

Description

[Startup]

InitialDirectory

Options>Save Startup Directory

Initial open folder in the folder tree.

[FileTypes]

SelectedTypes

Options>File Types

List of file types which are selected in the File Types dialog box.

[Options]

AutoCropClipboard

Options>General

Set to one (1) to automatically crop images when copied to the clipboard.

 

AutoCropThumbnail

 

Set to automatically crop images when making thumbnails

 

AutoCropView

 

Set to automatically crop images when viewing.

 

MinimizeOnCopy

 

Set to automatically minimize the ThumbsPlus window whenever an image is copied to the clipboard.

 

MinimizeOnView

 

Set to automatically minimize ThumbsPlus whenever an image is viewed.

 

MinimizeOnEdit

 

Set to minimize ThumbsPlus whenever an image is passed to an external editor.

 

AutoRemoveOrphans

 

Set to automatically remove orphans when changing to a new folder.

 

DefaultAction

 

Specifies the default action to perform when double-clicking an image.

 

Font

 

The parameters for the font used for the file and folder trees. (size; weight; italic; typeface; style)

[FileList]

Order

Options>File List

Specifies the order in which files are listed.

 

ShowFlags

 

Coded value for what to show for each file.

 

UseMask

 

Whether or not to use a file mask rather than the list of selected types from the Options>File Types dialog box.

 

Mask

 

The file name mask to use for the file list.

 

ThumbnailSize

 

The size of thumbnails, in percent (100, 150, 200).

 

ShowFontNames

 

Whether to show font names rather than the file names for Truetype fonts.

[Menu]

IndicateExpandable Branches

Tree>Indicate Expandable

Show expandable (or collapsible) folders with a "+" (or "-").

 

IndicateBranchesWith Thumbnails

Tree>Indicate Thumbnails

Show folder branches with thumbnails by color-coding.

 

ShowThumbnail BranchesOnly

Tree>Show Thumb Dirs Only

Only show folder branches with thumbnails.

 

ShowOfflineVolumes

Tree>Show Offline Volumes

Include off-line (i.e., diskette and CD-ROM) volumes in the folder tree.

 

StatusLine

Options>Status Line

Hide (0) or display (1) the status line.

 

Toolbar

Options>Toolbar

Hide (0) or display (1) the toolbar.

 

DirectoryListWidth

(none)

Specifies the last set folder tree width (using the vertical spacer between the folder and file lists).

[Catalog]

Font

File>PrintCatalog

Parameters of the font for catalog printing. (size; weight; italic; typeface; style)

 

Margins

File>Print Catalog

Margins for the catalog pages (left, top, right, bottom)

 

PrintFileNames

 

Print file names below thumbnails in catalog (0,1).

 

CatalogTitle

 

Title to print at top of catalog.

 

LineSpacing

 

Spacing between lines

 

ThumbnailSize

 

Scaled size of thumbnails (100-1000 percent)

 

Columns

 

Number of columns of thumbnails

[PageSetup]

LeftMargin, RightMargin, TopMargin, BottomMargin

File>Print Setup >Page Setup

Margins for image printing (in units defined from International Control Panel settings).

 

StretchToFit

 

Stretch images to fit page (within margins).

 

MaintainAspectRatio

 

Maintain aspect ratio when stretching images.

 

DrawBorder

 

Draw a border around the image.

[SlideShow]

BackgroundColor

File>Slide Show

Color index for background color for slide show.

 

DelaySeconds

 

Number of seconds to delay between "slides."

 

ManualControl

 

Set to advance slides with left mouse or keystroke.

 

StretchToScreen

 

Stretch images to fit screen.

 

MaintainAspectRatio

 

Maintain height : width aspect ratio when stretching.

 

HideCursor

 

Hide the mouse cursor

 

ConvertMetafilesTo Bitmaps

 

Convert metafiles (vector graphics) to bitmaps before displaying.

 

SkipSmallFiles

 

Skip any files smaller than the specified size.

 

SmallFileWidth, SmallFileHeight

 

Minimum size of files to display in slide show

 

RandomOrder

 

Set to process files in random order (shuffled).

[Viewer]

StretchImageToFit

File>View

Stretch images to fit window when window is resized.

 

FitPageWidth

 

Stretch image to fit the width of the window (vertical scroll only).

 

MaintainAspectRatio

 

Maintain the proper aspect ratio when stretching images or metafiles.

 

DitherMetafiles

 

Use quick (unoptimized) display for metafiles.

 

InitialSize

 

Coded value for the initial window size.

 

BackgroundColor Index

 

Color index of background color.

 

MaxViewWindows

 

Maximum number of view windows that may be simultaneously opened (2-40).

 

AutoDisplay Comments

 

Automatically bring up a comment display window when viewing any image that has internal comments.

[Comments]

Font

View>View >Comments

Font parameters for displaying comments (size; weight; italic; typeface; style)