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Windows 7: Windows 7 Explorer -- Change how "+" displays folders in the left pane

09 Sep 2014   #1
stanhilliard

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Windows 7 Explorer -- Change how "+" displays folders in the left pane

I click on the "+" beside the icon of a drive or folder near the bottom of the left pane of my Windows 7 Explorer. If the list of sub folders that opens is longer than the distance to the bottom of the pane, the lower icons become hidden. Those subfolders extend "below" the pane -- out of view. I want the contents of the pane to shift upward so that all the sub folders of interest are visible -- like on my XP computer and my win98 computer?

Is there a way that I can fix this?


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09 Sep 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Stan,

It sounds like you want to turn on the Automatically expand to current folder option for this.

Navigation Pane - Automatically expand to current folder

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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09 Sep 2014   #3
stanhilliard

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Thanks Brink. That fixed it. I have been putting up with that annoyance for six years.
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09 Sep 2014   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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