[Bf-committers] Windows Explorer thumbnails for 2.5
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Wed Dec 22 12:31:07 CET 2010
On 22/12/2010 11:25, Knapp wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 12:09 PM, Tom Edwards<contact at steamreview.org> wrote:
>> On 22/12/2010 12:50, Caleb wrote:
>>> I've always wanted something like this, thanks for making it! However, I
>>> haven't been able to get it working.
>>> I put the x64 BlendThumb.dll into System32, ran "regsvr32
>>> %windir%\System32\BlendThumb.dll", deleted IconCache.db from
>>> AppData\Local and rebooted my system. Explorer still won't show any
>>> thumbnails for my 2.55 .blend files. I'm running Windows 7 x64. Any ideas?
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>> I can think of two possibilities:
>> - Your files don't have thumbnails. I think that 2.50 didn't create any,
>> and I've noticed that files upgraded to 2.5x from 2.4x don't get any
>> either. Open the blends up in a hex/text editor and look for the "TEST"
>> block close to the start (normally byte 68).
>> - You're running running full UAC, with the administrator being a
>> different user, and regsvr32 ran elevated. The library currently
>> registers itself per-user, so the admin account will have the thumbnails
>> and you won't. The registration process doesn't normally require
>> elevation AFAIK so this is less likely.
>> If neither of these are true, could you please send the contents of
>> these reg keys:
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> Does this work in Linux yet? It is a wonderful feature!
Linux, or Ubuntu at least, already does thumbnails. That's what prompted
me to do the same job for Windows. :-)
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