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    File extension length limit

    Hi,

    Today I noticed IV can't handle file extensions longer than 9 characters, at least in case I will describe:
    I use sw called ExifTool to process Exif data. It preserves backups by appending _original to extension, e.g. img01.jpg_original. So I tried adding jpg_original to "Load custom filetypes" field in IV but it didn't work. I suspected the problem was string length and indeed it only works if extension is <10 chars. So .jpg_origi is the longest string that works. I remember the 8.3 days but Windows now handles 260 char filename+extension and doesn't impose a limit on extension specifically. So 9 chars max. is a weird cutoff. I don't know if it's an IV bug or some coding limitation I'm not aware of.‚Äč

    Edit to clarify: there's no problem when files are opened directly, but IV ignores them when browsing a folder.
    Last edited by Gownaar; 17.11.2023, 10:35 AM.
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