ratthing
Now that v9 has gotten more stable, I've decided to start using the latest Alpha release of The Brain day-to-day.  So far the experience has been absolutely positive.  I do have a question that is probably easily answered:

Is there a way to view folders and files as thoughts in the plex? 

The way to do this was not immediately obvious to me.

v9 comment:  I find that the interface to look through attachments for any given thought is cumbersome.  If you have a lot of attachments in a thought, it's too easy to lose your place as you are tabbing through the attachments, then clicking on the "+n" button to see more attachments.  It would be much better for me personally to see the attachments rendered as a set of icons or even a simple list.  I suspect a lot of this is just me needing to get used to the new interface.
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zenrain
No, the Virtual Thought functionality that was in v8 isn't available in v9.

If you have a lot of thoughts with multiple attachments, try going to Preferences > UI and set Content tab location to Left. This will reduce the preview area, but has the ability to show a lot more tabs. [smile]

Note to Devs: I think automatic may not be working? Sometimes I move TheBrain to my larger monitor, and there is a lot of grey space around the preview area. It doesn't automatically adjust from Top to Left.
macOS 10.13
TheBrain 9.0.250
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ratthing
Thanks, Alex. 

I did try moving the tab location to the top as well as left and neither was satisfactory.  I'll just get used to it!

RL
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Harlan
If you click on the thought icon in the plex you will see all attachments listed in a simple list. The display of large numbers of attachments is something I'd like to improve in the future.
Regards,
-Harlan
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ratthing
Thanks, Harlan.

It is a bit jarring to go from the plex to the viewing of attachments.  One option might be to put a small "carousel" type widget to allow us to flip through the list of attachments. 
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mcaton
Ray,

Interesting feature request.  I'll document this for further consideration.

Thanks,
Matt
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