List of FAQs organised by topic

Directory Opus FAQs organised by topic

This post contains a list of Opus FAQs organised by topic rather than by age as they are when you view the FAQ forum.

Installation and Evaluation Period

File Open/Save dialogs

Folders, Formats, View Modes and Filters

Older versions:

Window Sizes and Positions


The Rename Presets area has lots of examples of finished rename buttons, presets and scripts.

Viewer and Viewer Plugins

Toolbar and Command Editing

The Buttons & Scripts area has lots of example buttons and scripts.


Older versions:


Other How-To Guides

Other Troubleshooting

Older versions:

Third-Party Software and Devices

Forum Etiquette, Terms and Conditions

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DOpus 10 crashing quite a bit
DOpus on Win. XP Pro stopped working!
How to make View/Details in a Folder the default
Add a button that takes you to a folder, not working
Mouse Hotkey (Go Back/Forward) help file displays html instead of content
Problems with Context menu
FTPs stopped connecting (mostly)
Opus 9: folder tree won't receive color
Logitech MX Revolution "back" button not working...?
Opus instability
File Filter Field Won't Remember My Settings
Directory Opus 10: How to go back to the old layout?
Using External Picture Viewer
Go back/go forward mouse buttons
Hope it can be set as the default image viewer
My 9.5.6 x64 sometimes freezes
Recurrant unresponsiveness
DOpus 9 and Windows 7
Error og crash
Disable image viewer
How to open images in Windows Preview?
Two quick Q's please
Support for 4NT descriptions
Command for copying path to clipboard
Tip of the day?
Keyboard hangs when Lister is on HTML / HTM files Viewer
File dragging - move instead of copy
SFTP not working? And ESET issue
DO 10 crashing a lot
Disappearing columns in "My Computer"
Display type won't keep
Dopus at 50% usage (on dual processor machine)
Super Sluggish UI, CPU at 50+ as when opened
Have buttons for *.pdf, *.doc, etc.?
Thumbnail Colour View Of Image & RAr Zip Files Issue
Directory Opus 9.5
View menu in DOpus 10
Shrink, Grow, Auto-size Columns in Listview mode
A few things
Settings file
Trialling DOpus 9
Force New Listers to Open in a New Tab Instead?
Opus in Windows 7
How do I save a custom interface?
Color of Sorted Column
Lister File Display... need help
A few Qs
Windows crashed. Can I restore settings from program-files?
Protocol/path to assign various players to different video f
Open new folders as tabs in the default lister?
Location of Preferences
Directory Opus Locks Up
Extremely long startup time with huge memory consumption
Directory Opus has encountered a program error
[Suggestion] Dockable Panels
DOpus crashes intermittently
Frequently crashes since I updated to w8
Remember exact folder settings, columns etc
How to Change the Format of a Non-Formatted Folder
Start DO in specific folder
Some Suggestions or "Bugs"
M00shi DarK Kompact
New User General Questions & Talking Points
Dopus unresponsive after many file operations
Totally confused - make all folders use the same columns
Clicking on image file does not open with correct program
Media Preview plugin - Error
Directory Opus freezing
Moving columns permanently
Dopus Rename/Copy Crash