When browsing through the images in a directory with feh, the magnification can be changed by use of the up/down arrow keys, but the setting is lost as soon as the next image in the series is loaded. Is there a way to apply the magnification setting selected for image i to image i+1? If not, is this possible in another lightweight image viewer?


In the context menu for the right mouse button in the image, there is: Options -> Keep viewport zoom & pos.

That should do just what you need.

  • Thank you. I notice that this works well for certain image formats (e.g., png, jpeg) but not for tif files. In this case, the image displays, but the viewport settings change each time a new image is loaded (along with printing to standard error of the message: "TIFFReadDirectory: Warning, Unknown field with tag 37553 (0x92b1) encountered.").
    – user001
    Sep 9 '14 at 1:47
  • The command-line flag for this option is --keep-zoom-vp Dec 5 '20 at 2:32

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