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Windows 7: If I change the view of one folder, the view of all folders changes?!?

09 Jul 2010   #1
bd74

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
If I change the view of one folder, the view of all folders changes?!?

For example, if I change the view of one folder to "large icons" or to "list" or whatever, then ALL of the folders will have that view. But I want specific folders to have specific view types. How can I accomplish this?


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09 Jul 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello S35,

Is this within a Libray folder?

All Included Folders and subfolders in a library will always share the same folder view. You can have separate Arrange by view settings in each added New folder in the library though.
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