Continual display of the filename

Say in the window title, or somewhere, when in edit mode.
Most of my filenames are longer than the thumbnail displays, so I have to hover the mouse and wait for the popup. Tedious.
I process three raw file formats and have to know which is the current one.

Agreed, file name display can suffer depending on the file name length and the hight of the film strip. Several possibilities exist and other applications can show how it can be done. It‘s a simple matter of how much resources are going into which area.
I strongly feel that usability aspects could use some boost

I agree that a better display of the file name would be nice, but with so many more important things to address I don’t think I want to use one of my very limited votes to support an upgrade to this feature.


Sometime a developer needs to change his/her mind. It’s good to have some small tasks to do too.
Also when it goes about usability it should have the same priority as the big feature. My opinion.

Hi Ziggy - - This was discussed some time ago - see here.

A minor improvement was made at the time - now, the file-extension/file-type is always displayed, even for long filenames - but, it could be a lot better … that is, more of the filename displayed, for long names.

Regards, John M

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Thanks John.
That post is is 9 months old :wink:

This task require a gestation time :smiley:

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heheh… and it’s a nice baby.

Good morning, guys :),

I’ve sent the message to the team to see if it could be a “quick” fix or not.

Svetlana G.

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Thought it had been delivered.

In Customize, with a single height film strip along the bottom, the file name is displayed between the strip and the image (latest Win version).

That’s correct ! - - This used to be truncated, and I had not consciously noticed this enhancement ! … even tho I have been using it on a regular/daily basis !!

In which case, Ziggy - - Why is this a feature requirement for you ?

Regards, John M

An addition. Show the full path too. One of the first things I do in Windows file browser, showing the full path.
I archive my pictures in directory structure based on date but I’ve 2 main directories. I can’t see on the file name in which one and have to look in the thumbnail info.


Just noticed that if you detach/uncouple the browser/filmstrip in Customize there is nowhere on the screen where the file name is displayed.
And as an aside the browser window doesn’t follow Win conventions - viz, if I’m working in the browser and then click on the Customize window, the browser stays on top. If Customize is the active window with the browser still open, minimising the Customize window also minimises the browser. These quirks rather diminish the benefit of uncoupling.

Hmmm… just above your image is where you’ll see your file name above tool panel.
You can even see more on those screenshot of workspace.

Not on mine. Are you using the IoS version? Which palettes do you have open?

I’m on mac not windows. I looked at those on the link and seem Windows don’t see it, all mac os has it on top bar above tool bar.
I can’t check but is there an option in “view” or “setting” to enable it on Win os?

There’s an option to have the image name always displayed in the browser. Can’t see anything for the customize window.


On Windows it looks like this:

Svetlana G.

Yes. Thank you. I’m aware the thumbnail strip has it. I need to be clearer - when the strip/browser is detached, the Customize windows doesn’t, for the file you’re working on.
I do that often as thumbnails clutter the screen on my desktop and take up too much space on my 13" laptop.
I need to know the file type mainly, as I use several different RAW formats and approach them differently in editing. My file naming convention also tells me some things to expect when I edit.

This important point was already pointed out several time.