File previews

Carsten Schlipf carsten at
Fri Dec 17 19:22:17 GMT 2004

Chris Gow wrote:
> On December 17, 2004 01:30 pm, Carsten Schlipf wrote:
>>Check the size of these files. By default files that are bigger than 1
>>MB are not previewed.
>>Go to Settings -> Configure Konqueror... -> Previews & Meta-data to
>>change the preview file size .
> Yup. That did the trick. I bumped it up to 10MB. Thanks Carsten and Philip. 
> Although what I find strange is that konqueror generated previews for some 
> mpgs and avi files even though those files were/are still larger than the 
> maximum file size.

Yupp, the size limit does not apply to videos (it would be pretty 
useless here to restrict the size to 1 MB). I guess, some of your video 
files are encoded with a different codec that cannot be decoded by the 
preview routines.

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