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Windows 7: horizontal icons scrolling.

11 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
horizontal icons scrolling.

hey
i just want to change the way one of my folders appear.
instead of scrolling it vertically i want to scroll it horizontally
and maintain a large thumbnails of 256X256 pixels (movies folder with matching covers)

help

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11 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Settings the folder display to Small, Medium, Large, or Extra large will file them horizonatally across the screen with large images.

Is that what you were looking for?

~Lordbob
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12 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

maybe im a bit confused.
i mean that the icons go left to right and not up-down.
sorry
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12 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shayx View Post
maybe im a bit confused.
i mean that the icons go left to right and not up-down.
sorry
OK I get it. They stack horizontally that way, but you want them to stack vertically at that size. Right?

~Lordbob
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12 Jun 2009   #5

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

yes so i can scroll them from left to right.
can it be done?

like in "list" mode but with extra large icons
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12 Jun 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shayx View Post
yes so i can scroll them from left to right.
can it be done?
The way you are describing it now is confusing.... You want them to be vertically stacked like when you choose the details setting, but with large icons right?

I will look into that now.

~Lordbob
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12 Jun 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Alright. I have looked all around, and the only thing that I can come up with is to activate the Preview Panel, and set the view to List or Detail or whatever.

~Lordbob
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12 Jun 2009   #8

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

i don't see how this helps
thanks for the afford mate.

i thought this is simple to do but i see now its not :\
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12 Jun 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shayx View Post
i don't see how this helps
thanks for the afford mate.

i thought this is simple to do but i see now its not :\
Yeah, sorry I have not found an answer yet. It does not seem very simple.
The idea with the preview panel (as I don't know why you want to do this) is to have the thumbnail for the pictures (or video) and still keep the vertical alignment. While this does not put the thumbnail the same way as the Large Icon setting, it does keep it vertical. I take it that is not what you wanted?

As to an actual solution...... I think it is possible. Maybe something in the registry. I will continue to look, as I am not very curious. If I find the answer, you will be the first to know (and I will make a Tut).

~Lordbob
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12 Jun 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

You might try an alternative to Explorer, such as one of the ones listed here:
Alternative to Windows Explorer | Ask Metafilter

~Lordbob
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