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Sumatra PDF 3.3.3 resets preferences when multiple files are opened?

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daniel_schaaaf
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Sumatra PDF 3.3.3 resets preferences when multiple files are opened?

When I open multiple documents by marking them in a file explorer and hitting the enter key, Sumatra PDF overwrites the portable settings with a default version of the settings.

This also happens (unsurprisingly) when I execute SumatraPDF64.exe directly, instead of launching SumatraPDFPortable.exe.
I searched for registry entries pointing to \PortableApps\SumatraPDFPortable\App\SumatraPDF\SumatraPDF64.exe, but found none. All file associations point correctly to \PortableApps\SumatraPDFPortable\SumatraPDFPortable.exe.

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Drag 3, Working

I set SumatraPDF Portable to Single Page as the default and closed it. Then I dragged 3 mobi files onto SumatraPDFPortable.exe and all 3 opened with the settings working correctly. Then I dragged 3 more and another 3 opened and Sumatra settings still were retained. Have you tried properly setting the association as:

"PATHTO\SumatraPDFPortable.exe" "%1" %*

That allows it to open multiple files all at once rather than trying to run the launcher 3 times at the same time, which will likely stomp all over your settings.

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

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I tried "PATHTO

I tried "PATHTO\SumatraPDFPortable.exe" "%1" %*, but it didn't help.

Dropping files on SumatraPDFPortable.exe or an open Sumatra PDF window works for me too. I can also open multiple files the way I described without problem, when Sumatra PDF is running already.
The settings are only reset when Sumatra PDF is not running, I mark multiple files in a file explorer (Windows File Explorer or XYplorer), and hit enter.
LibreOffice does not reset its settings when I open files this way.

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