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Bug in Bridge Beta Win 10: Unzip opens new Subwindow

Engaged ,
Feb 26, 2024 Feb 26, 2024

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The title says it all: Unzip should only extract and refresh the display. Opening a new window is not helpful, as this forces a context change / potential disorientation. Please let Bridge extract zips right in context like every other tool.

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Participant , Feb 27, 2024 Feb 27, 2024

Go to Edit>Preferences>General.  In the Zip/Unzip section uncheck the box "Open extracted files in a new Bridge window".

 

Personally, I skip using Bridge for unzipping files and go directly to Explorer for that function.  Bridge still does not allow extracting compressed files to the same folder in which the .zip file resides.  They get dumped into a subfolder where they have to be manually dragged back to the desired location.  That creates a potential for errors and wastes time, especially when

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Feb 27, 2024 Feb 27, 2024

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Go to Edit>Preferences>General.  In the Zip/Unzip section uncheck the box "Open extracted files in a new Bridge window".

 

Personally, I skip using Bridge for unzipping files and go directly to Explorer for that function.  Bridge still does not allow extracting compressed files to the same folder in which the .zip file resides.  They get dumped into a subfolder where they have to be manually dragged back to the desired location.  That creates a potential for errors and wastes time, especially when large numbers of files are in play.  Adobe has been told about this several times starting nearly 18 months ago and continue to ignore a complete sollution to match what has been available in Explorer for decades.

 

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  • Do things automatically whenever possible

 

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Feb 29, 2024 Feb 29, 2024

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Thank you, Bruce – I had not expected that there's indeed a setting for this. If Adobe reads this, I would advise swapping the defaults.

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