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Old Nov 17, 2007, 2:47 PM   #1
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New to this forum want to say hello to everyone.

Here is my question:

I use Qimage to print onsite at events using my Macbook (bootcamp) and a tethered camera (shooting 700-1000kb fjpegs) which shoots to a folder that is being "watched" by Qimage. As images are saved to the folder I press F5 to refresh the folder. This works great.

However, I find that Qimage ends up rebuilding the thumbs over and over again whenever I try to do anything like adding images to the cue. This slows down Qimage often to a halt and makes getting prints done fast very frustrating. Furthermore, scrolling through thumbs becomes impossible as the browser jumps rows at a time.

I often end up dealing with 500-1000 images and this glitch is the only thing slowing me down as I often have to wait until the thumbs are rebuilt before I can proceed.

Is there a cause to this? Do I have something setup incorrectly?

Any help would help.

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Old Nov 17, 2007, 6:17 PM   #2
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First, welcome to the forum! Qimage won't rebuild thumbnails unless it notices that the file date/time has changed. Is there any other software running that would be updating the file date/time stamps? If the file date/time stamps are changing, Qimage will think that it needs to rebuild the thumbnails.

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Old Nov 18, 2007, 10:29 AM   #3
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Thanks for the welcome Mike.

Canon's Remote Capture is the only other program running. It is saving files to the folder that is in the Qimage folder view.
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