External drive on Mac OSX

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External drive on Mac OSX

Unread postby grahambbird » 01.12.2014 21:56

I am following up on my stacking by folders question that you answered. I have the folders on an external drive (USB) connected to a Retina MacBook running Yosemite.

The drive is connected and visible on the desktop, but the Enqueue Add Multiple folders option does not allow me to navigate to the hard drive.

I have tried navigating to my home folder and also to the Computer folder, but cannot see the attached drive. I also tried to find a way to navigate to the \Volumes in order to find the drive, but could see a way to do that either.

BTW, the navigation works fine in Add folder, just NOT in add multiple folders. The navigation is completely different......

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Re: External drive on Mac OSX

Unread postby Stas Yatsenko » 03.12.2014 12:30

Yes, default system dialog allows to select only one folder so we created our custom dialog for multiple selection.

We will see if we can fix it for external drives.

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Re: External drive on Mac OSX

Unread postby grahambbird » 03.12.2014 17:29

Thanks. Just as a note, please use the system finder style dialog, as with single folder selection, rather than the non-standard multi-folder dialog.

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Re: External drive on Mac OSX

Unread postby Specialspoon » 15.06.2015 23:48

Hi Stas,

I note that someone else has flagged this problem some time ago. I'm using OSX Yosemite, and making folders of shots on my external drive using HR. I NEED HF to be able to "enqueue folders" and recognise external drives because my computer doesn't have this amount of space on local drives. Please fix this, otherwise I have to manually add single folders one at a time.

Thanks.

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Re: External drive on Mac OSX

Unread postby Stas Yatsenko » 17.06.2015 11:11

We will surely try. The problem is that this alternative dialog is part of Qt framework which we can't change. And the system dialog does not support multiple selections.


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