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Problem with drag & drop in version 2009.02
Posted: 05.03.2009, 19:50
I was using version 2008.06c with no major issues, and then updated the version to 2009.02-donor. This new version has an issue with drag & drop support.
I use Adobe ImageReady 7.0, and with the current version of FreeCommander I am not able to drop a compatible file (*.psd, *.png etc.) into the workspace to open it. After I changed back to version 2008.06, everything was working again.
I am using XP Home SP3. Please let me know if you need any additional info to nail this...
Posted: 06.03.2009, 00:51
I have no problem with png and other image editor on Win Vista.
Posted: 06.03.2009, 01:08
it happens to my only with ImageReady 7.0.1. You see, Photoshop for example, which makes part of the very same software package, works just fine with both versions. But I have no intention to upgrade my Photoshop 7 to something more recent, as the prices are... unhealthy. So, to get my ImageReady 7 working as before, I downgraded FreeCommander and it works again. I can't say what changed between the two FC versions - this is up to the developer - but there is something strange in this last one.
Ah, it happens on two computers: desktop XP Home SP3, notebook XP Professional SP3.
Posted: 06.03.2009, 07:32
Have you tested the new version with a fresh INI?
Try to move your freeCommander.ini to another place and start FC again without the configuration-file so that FC creates a new INI.
You can also try the Non-Install-Versions like the Zip-Version. Extract to a new folder and start FreeCommander.exe in this folder. A basic configuration-file ist created on start of FC.
Zip-File at the bottom of: http://www.freecommander.com/fc_u3_en.htm
Posted: 09.03.2009, 03:46
thank you for the suggestions, I tried them both. I removed the ini file and the application workspace was reset to the default, but it still doesn't let me drop an image file or *.psd into ImageReady. Then I downloaded the portable version and installed it on a Flash drive, with the same result. I wish I could help more, but I noticed this error only in version 2009.02, and only with ImageReady. I am able to drop the very same files into Photoshop or Fireworks.
Posted: 17.03.2009, 01:05
this issue was solved with today's update. Thank you for the quick fix!