Drag & Drop
Drag & Drop in CodedColor follows the rules of the Windows operating system. There are a few exceptions, however, and a few important things to remember:
Dragging between applications
Is supported. You can drag from the Windows Explorer to the CodedColor Explorer and vice versa. If you use the for dragging in Details or Iconsview, instead of the left button, you get a popup menu allowing you to choose the drag style: Copy, Move or Create Link.
Dragging to the Catalog or Order Panel
When dropping images into the Catalog or Order Panel at the bottom of the Explorer, CodedColor automatically creates links to the original images. Catalogs are used to collect images from many different directories, without the disadvantage of redundant diskspace. This concept has one exception: When you drag images from a CD, CodedColor lets you choose whether to create copies of the images, since the CD will probably not be mounted, when later viewing the catalog or processing the order.
Dragging between Explorer Windows
To drag images within CodedColor, you need to normalize all open windows. Source and destination Explorer Windows must be visible on the CodedColor desktop, in order to move or copy images between open locations or albums.
Dragging to the CodedColor Desktop
When dragging image files to the empty CodedColor Desktop, or to the Navigation Tabset at the top, the images will be opened in the Image Editor.
When dragging thumbs between thumb panels (filmstrip) or from the thumbs view, the menu explained above is deactivated. Dragging thumbs between Explorer windows always produces copies of the original files, or copies of the linkfiles, when dragging from Catalogs. To copy the original files from catalogs, use the menuitem instead.
Important for Custom Sorting
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