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Monday, February 5th 2007, 8:10am

Image-based folder icons in Konqueror...

I'm wondering if there's a way to get "Windows-like" (for lack of a better term) folder icons in Konqueror for folders that contain images. i.e., If a folder contains an image with a certain name (in Windows, it's "folder), it's used as an overlay on the normal folder icon. If the folder contains multiple images and none of them have this name, four of them are displayed in a grid over the normal folder icon. This makes browsing my picture and music folders (those containing album covers) much easier, and is pretty much the only thing Explorer has over Konqueror from what I've seen.

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum or if it's already been covered. I tried a search, but the only relevant thread I found was this one from three years ago: folder icon previews contents -- similar to win xp



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Monday, February 5th 2007, 5:57pm

RE: Image-based folder icons in Konqueror...

No this is not possible (yet), unfortunately.
Bram Schoenmakers
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Tuesday, February 6th 2007, 10:12am

Thanks for the reply. Do you know of any other file managers that have this feature?


Tuesday, February 6th 2007, 11:36am

I use digikam for browsing my image folders.
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