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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby leo » 18 Sep 2013, 00:21

The 64-bit version of QVP should also work in Opus, at least in theory, if it includes a preview handler and that preview handler works in Explorer's viewer pane.

(Other 64-bit preview handlers work fine in Opus, at least.)

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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby michaelkenward » 18 Sep 2013, 01:38

Thanks for the pointer. I've kept up to date with Quick View Plus ever since Microsoft removed it from Windows.

For those not familiar with the software, find it here:

File Viewing Program | View, Copy, Search and Print Virtually Any File with Quick View Plus

There is a free 30-day trial.

Bold of them to call it version 13. Some software houses skip that number.

PS One word of warning, if you have 32-bit Microsoft Office (Outlook) installing 64-bit QuickView Plus throws up an error about not finding Outlook. So 64-bit Quick View Plus may wreck integration with 32-bit Outlook.
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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby leo » 18 Sep 2013, 01:44

michaelkenward wrote:For those not familiar with the software, find it here:

File Viewing Program | View, Copy, Search and Print Virtually Any File with Quick View Plus


Same link is at the start of the root post, FWIW. :)

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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby sfuller » 18 Sep 2013, 05:19

leo wrote:The 64-bit version of QVP should also work in Opus, at least in theory, if it includes a preview handler and that preview handler works in Explorer's viewer pane.

(Other 64-bit preview handlers work fine in Opus, at least.)


I uninstalled both the 32 and 64-bit version of QVP, reinstalled the 64bit version, and QVP is now shown in Activex configuration and is working fine. Not sure why it didn't register initially.

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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby michaelkenward » 18 Sep 2013, 07:46

Following this, I went and looked at my system.

The MultiView Viewer Plugin was pointing at my old 32-bit installation of QVP.
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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby MikeH » 25 Apr 2014, 11:37

Hi

I'm having problems getting Quick View Plus to preview Microsoft Word .docx files. I have installed QVP 13 trial and the plugin appears in Dopus. If I deselect the viewers I currently use to preview Word (i.e. "Word" and "Office") then Word documents will not preview. If I configure the QVP plugin I notice that .docx is not one of the extensions listed. If I add .docx as an extension the viewer still won't preview Word docs. Any ideas? Please see screenshot. Many thanks, Mike

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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby leo » 25 Apr 2014, 11:56

You'll definitely need to add the .doc and .docx extensions to the Quick View Plus line (which hasn't been done in your screenshot) for QVP to be used for those formats, if the extensions are assigned to another viewer by default.

The problem may be that you are using a trial version of QVP. I am not sure the preview handler functionality works in their trial versions. (It didn't in the past. I don't know what the current state of play is. Asking the QVP team would be your best bet.)

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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby MikeH » 16 Sep 2015, 03:05

Slightly delayed feedback but yes the problem was that I was using the trial software. Thanks. The current standard version installs and runs fine although the previewing is quite slow. If instead you access QVP via the MultiView plugin it previews Word files very much faster. To do this configure the MultiView plugin and click 'locate', setting the viewer DLL location to be ...\Program Files\Quick View Plus\Program

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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby DavidP » 25 Jan 2017, 01:12

Is this still the case (i.e. Quick View Plus Trial version not working in Dopus)?

I have just installed the Quick View Plus Trial, and it does nothing in Dopus. For example, Microsoft Word files are displayed as icon only in the preview pane.

Here's my two alternative settings which both don't work (top screenshot showing Quick View Plus configured in the ActiveX previewer, bottom screenshot showing Quick View Plus configured alternatively as MultiView library)
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I would be SO happy if after like ten years I finally could preview Word files reliably in Dopus.

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Re: Quick View Plus

Postby leo » 25 Jan 2017, 01:15

You probably don't want to use MultiView if the QVP preview handler is showing up in the ActiveX+Preview+Office+Web plugin. (You'd only want MultiView for very old versions of QVP.)

Whether QVP's preview handler has worked in the trial version has changed back & forth over the years. Does it work in Explorer? It should be the same for Explorer and Opus.

If you have problems or questions about QVP or any other third party viewer which aren't specific to Directory Opus, and are the same for Explorer, then you should ask the people who make the viewer as they know their software best.


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