The zoomable lighttable mode provides an alternative way to navigate large collections of images, but with some similarities to the filemanager mode (described below).
- Scroll with the mouse wheel to zoom in and out of the lighttable (compared to Ctrl+scroll in filemanager mode).
- Zooming the thumbnails does not change the number of thumbnails per row, so the lighttable can exceed the visible area on all sides.
- Hold down the left mouse button and drag to move the lighttable around and navigate through your collection.
- As with the filemanager mode, you can select the image under the pointer by clicking on its thumbnail or by pressing Enter. A range of images can be selected by clicking on the first image and then Shift+clicking on the last one. Images can be added to or removed from a selection by Ctrl+clicking on their thumbnails or by pressing Spacebar.
Hint: you may find that image thumbnails are slow to load when zooming quickly through a large collection. One way to speed up the navigation is to generate a cache containing all the thumbnails using the