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

DOpus 10 crashing quite a bit
DOpus on Win. XP Pro stopped working!
How to make View/Details in a Folder the default
Mouse Hotkey (Go Back/Forward)
Add a button that takes you to a folder, not working help file displays html instead of content
Start DO in specific folder
Super Sluggish UI, CPU at 50+ as when opened
DOpus 9 and Windows 7
A few Qs
Lister File Display... need help
Color of Sorted Column
How do I save a custom interface?
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
Settings file
A few things
Dopus at 50% usage (on dual processor machine)
Display type won't keep
Disappearing columns in "My Computer"
File dragging - move instead of copy
Keyboard hangs when Lister is on HTML / HTM files Viewer
Tip of the day?
Command for copying path to clipboard
Disable image viewer
Go back/go forward mouse buttons
File Filter Field Won't Remember My Settings
Logitech MX Revolution "back" button not working...?
Opus 9: folder tree won't receive color
FTPs stopped connecting (mostly)
Problems with Context menu
Dopus Rename/Copy Crash
Moving columns permanently
Directory Opus freezing
Media Preview plugin - Error
Clicking on image file does not open with correct program
Totally confused - make all folders use the same columns
Dopus unresponsive after many file operations
M00shi DarK Kompact
Frequently crashes since I updated to w8
DOpus crashes intermittently
[Suggestion] Dockable Panels
Directory Opus has encountered a program error
Extremely long startup time with huge memory consumption
Directory Opus Locks Up
Open new folders as tabs in the default lister?
Windows crashed. Can I restore settings from program-files?
Location of Preferences
Opus instability
Directory Opus 10: How to go back to the old layout?
How to open images in Windows Preview?
View menu in DOpus 10
DO 10 crashing a lot
Support for 4NT descriptions
Two quick Q's please
Error og crash
Recurrant unresponsiveness
My 9.5.6 x64 sometimes freezes
Hope it can be set as the default image viewer
Using External Picture Viewer
Some Suggestions or "Bugs"
How to Change the Format of a Non-Formatted Folder
Remember exact folder settings, columns etc
DOpusv12 enter in NotResponding intermittently
SFTP not working? And ESET issue
New User General Questions & Talking Points
Have buttons for *.pdf, *.doc, etc.?
Thumbnail Colour View Of Image & RAr Zip Files Issue
Directory Opus 9.5
Shrink, Grow, Auto-size Columns in Listview mode