How to dock Thumbnails and Advanced Search panes?

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How to dock Thumbnails and Advanced Search panes?

Post by David.P » Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:49 am

Hi forum & Tracker team,

I very much like the advanced UI customization of PDF-XChange Editor.

Somehow however, it does not seem possible to dock/combine certain panes, while others are dock-able.

For example, I can dock thumbnails and bookmarks:
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...or advanced search and properties panes:
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...and move the thus combined panes to a second monitor.

However, I can't seem to dock advanced search and thumbnails, or properties and thumbnails -- is that correct?

If appicable, are there any plans to extend dockability further, in order to be able to dock mostly everything that is dockable freely with mostly everything else?

Thanks already
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Re: How to dock Thumbnails and Advanced Search panes?

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:40 pm

Hi David,

Thanks for the post - offhand, I'm not entirely sure if or why this should be limited. I will talk to our UI Dev, as soon as he's in and will post back with his thoughts on this.

It may be a while before I'm able to post back - it's fairly early here.

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Re: How to dock Thumbnails and Advanced Search panes?

Post by David.P » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:07 pm

Will, thank you for the fast response.

Let's hope that it is easily doable and that there are no principal/technical obstacles.

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Re: How to dock Thumbnails and Advanced Search panes?

Post by John - Tracker Supp » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:20 am

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Re: How to dock Thumbnails and Advanced Search panes?

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:43 pm

Hi David,

Thanks for waiting! I've spoken to the Dev. Team on this, and they've told me that the items that cannot be docked together are actually two different 'types' of pane. The Properties and Search Panes cannot be docked with the others by design and I've been told that we currently don't have any plans to change this behaviour.

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Re: How to dock Thumbnails and Advanced Search panes?

Post by David.P » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:58 pm

Thank you Will for the incredible fast action.

While I'm a little :( to learn about these technical restrictions, I can work around by putting those un-dockable panes next to each other for example like so:

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Keep up the great work,

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Re: How to dock Thumbnails and Advanced Search panes?

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:00 pm

Not a problem, glad to help! Sorry that the news wasn't what you wanted, but I'm glad that you have a workaround for the issue.

Hope that helps!
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