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Windows 7: Jumping files/folders

08 Sep 2014   #11
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

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be able to double click on the file/folder
My Win7, Win8. and WinVista by default allow double-clicking a Folder or file in Windows Explorer [renamed to File Explorer on Win8/8.1] but that is changeable in Control Panel, Folder Options to be a single-click.
Change mouse setting to single click in Windows 7 - Microsoft Community


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08 Sep 2014   #12
rmike1991

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Single click was suggested by Brink in earlier post. The point is to force Win 7 to behave like XP with double click. I posted videos of how it is and how I want it to be.
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08 Sep 2014   #13
passmorel

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Sadly I suspect it isn't a bug but most likely a 'design feature'. I guess it is an attempt by MS to show the entire filename (or as much as it can) when you click on it. Not sure how that behaved in XP but I agree that it would be nice if, in the code, they waited for the double click period to expire before moving things around. Wouldn't be hard. Anybody in MS code development watch these forums?
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11 Sep 2014   #14
rmike1991

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

OK. Just want everyone to know that this annoying issue is fixed. I asked one of my friends to take a look at this thread and see if he knows how to fix this. He suggested to download Ultimate Windows Tweaker and disable full row select.

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11 Sep 2014   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Perfect.
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