A plugin for browsing the local filesystem and loading files.
Plugin Type: Global or Local
FBrowser is a hybrid global/local plugin, which means it can be invoked
in either fashion. If invoked as a local plugin then it is associated
with a channel, and an instance can be opened for each channel. It can
also be opened as a global plugin.
Navigate the directory tree until you come to the location files you want to load. You can double click a file to load it into the associated channel, or drag a file into a channel viewer window to load it into any channel viewer.
Multiple files can be selected by holding down
Command on Mac),
Shift-clicking to select a contiguous range of files.
You may also enter full path to the desired image(s) in the text box such
Because it is a local plugin,
FBrowser will remember its last
directory if closed and then restarted.
It is customizable using
is your HOME directory:
# # FBrowser plugin preferences file # # Place this in file under ~/.ginga with the name "plugin_FBrowser.cfg" # Set to a specific directory to choose a starting point for file exploration. # If None is given, it defaults to your HOME. home_path = None # This controls whether the plugin scans the FITS headers to create the # listing (slow for large numbers of files) scan_fits_headers = False # If the number of files in the listing is greater than this, don't do # a scan on the headers scan_limit = 100 # if scan_fits_headers is True, then the keywords provides a map between # attributes and FITS header keywords to fetch from the header keywords = [('Object', 'OBJECT'), ('Date', 'DATE-OBS'), ('Time UT', 'UT')] # columns lists the column headers and attributes to show in the listing. # If you want to include FITS keywords, be sure to include the attributes # defined in the keywords preference (i.e., 'Time UT', 'Object') columns = [('Type', 'icon'), ('Name', 'name'), ('Size', 'st_size_str'), ('Mode', 'st_mode_oct'), ('Last Changed', 'st_mtime_str')] # If True, color every other row in alternating shades to improve # readability of long tables color_alternate_rows = True # Maximum number of rows that will turn off auto column resizing (for speed) max_rows_for_col_resize = 5000