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Windows 7: Why don't folders expand when I click like in XP

07 Apr 2010   #1
KenY7744

Windows 7 Enterprise Edition 32-bit
 
 
Why don't folders expand when I click like in XP

When in Windows Explorer in XP, when you click on a folder in the left-hand pane, it would expand.

How do I make it do this in Win7?

Thanks,
Ken


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07 Apr 2010   #2
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Double click it.
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07 Apr 2010   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello KenY7744, welcome to Seven Forums!



You have to (double) click the little triangle to expand it.

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07 Apr 2010   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

BareFootKid,
Help me out here. Is there some configuration setting that I've chosen because all I ever need to do is to single-click to expand. Or do i completely misunderstand?
Am running Win7 Ultimate 32-bit version.
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07 Apr 2010   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
BareFootKid,
Help me out here. Is there some configuration setting that I've chosen because all I ever need to do is to single-click to expand. Or do i completely misunderstand?
Am running Win7 Ultimate 32-bit version.

Do you (like me) have "single click" enabled?


Control pane, folder option under the general tab.
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07 Apr 2010   #6
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
BareFootKid,
Help me out here. Is there some configuration setting that I've chosen because all I ever need to do is to single-click to expand. Or do i completely misunderstand?
Am running Win7 Ultimate 32-bit version.
Control Panel -> Folder Options -> Navigation Pane -> Automatically expand

Control Panel -> Folder Options -> Click items -> Single click
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07 Apr 2010   #7
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

Double click the folder name, or single click the little triangle.
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