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To add label in containers supporting this feature:
Through element context menu:
Localization XML files should be placed under Localizations sub-folder of Places directory located under Nimi Places executable location. If added correctly those should be immediately selectable from language selection menu.
Distribution package contains bundled localization template (with [i].ignore[i] extension) containing strings that are used by given build of Nimi Places.
If localization name is a country code (in an alpha-2 format) and it matches current culture — Nimi Places will try to load it automatically.
Localization file should be encoded in UTF-16 Little Endian characters set.
To add new location to be displayed on the desktop:
After selecting new location, it will be enlisted under its container type subcategory of added elements list. New container will be displayed after closing settings window (which happens automatically, when it loses focus) and not immediately.
To change icon size in containers supporting this feature user can:
To change container location and time loading:
To change container theme for containers supporting this feature:
To change icon display style in Place container:
To change Place container title:
To clear thumbnails cache, force its rebuild:
by deleting cached thumbnails manually:
by using cache clearing dialog:
Untick check boxes other than thumbnails from clearing list.
As shortcuts information is cached — updating those thumbnails requires also clearing shortcuts mutex.
All of following require application restart to be applied.
Local Nimi Places instance can be copied to the selected location using dedicated wizard.
On first launch of created copy prompt is shown asking if instance should be copied back as local.
To copy local Nimi Places instance using wizard:
In shown wizard press "..." button to select copy destination.
Nimi Places is an portable and can be run — for example — from removable storage.
To create new files and folders filter:
To crop images in image preview:
If available privilege isolation, restricts passing messages from lower to higher MIC level. Therefore, simplifying Nimi Places has to run on:
Therefore, we recommend running Nimi Places from under Program Files location and ensuring that running user has enough rights to interact with other processes.
Process starting for the first time (e.g: after just being downloaded) or uncommon locations might run with lowest MIC level, thus might not be able to interact with other ones.
If supported application default MIC level should be adjusted using ICACLS command. For example Nimi Places should be set to medium MIC level by:
After restart Nimi Places should run then on medium MIC level.
To change Place container title settings:
To install new theme:
To open container settings:
To preview video, audio, image in containers supporting this feature:
To run Nimi Places automatically on system start:
To sort files in containers supporting this feature:
Nimi Places is an portable and does not undergo installation — is only unpacked and therefore will not be visible under installed programs list. To remove Nimi Places:
Nimi Places most likely was not or failed to register for automatic startup. This can be verified by:
Checking if Nimi Places process is enlisted under running tasks list. To open task list:
Checking if Nimi Places is registered for automatic startup using System Configuration Tool. To open system configuration:
If Nimi Places does not run automatically with system startup despite of registration requests, consider using alternative method by placing shortcut to its executable under Startup folder. To open startup folder type "shell:startup" in run command prompt.
Files of template created container are by default located in its directory, which is placed under "Containers" sub-folder of Nimi Places data directory.
Nevertheless, please note that not all template created containers actually create new directories - some might use default directories that are dedicated for given content instead (e.g: My Documents, My Pictures).