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Windows 7: To specify Explorer view settings in a shortcut -- possible?

18 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
To specify Explorer view settings in a shortcut -- possible?

G'day everyone

For all of my folders, I use the detailed view in Explorer, but for one specific folder I sometimes want to use tiled view. I mean I mostly want to use detailed view, but on some specific occasions I need to use tiled view for that folder.

What I'm hoping is possible is to create a shortcut (e.g. from my Desktop) to that folder, in such a way that the shortcut properties specify which view should be used when the folder is opened using that particular shortcut.

Is that at all possible?

Alternatively, is there a way that a folder can be launched with certain view settings, using e.g. a script or commandline method?


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18 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 home premium x64

If you set a folders properties from tools-folder options, the view of that one folder will be saved, it only affects everything if you click the apply to all folders which obviously you wont.
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18 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cyclic View Post
If you set a folders properties from tools-folder options, the view of that one folder will be saved...
That does not answer my question specifically but I can live with this solution, thanks.
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