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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

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.



Other How-To Guides

Other Troubleshooting

Third-Party Software

Forum Etiquette, Terms and Conditions

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