Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: How to start Slideshow from a middle picture in a folder?

08 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
How to start Slideshow from a middle picture in a folder?

Hello all,

Recently I just upgrade my computer from Vista to 7 professional. In Vista, you can select any picture in a folder, then click on Slideshow button, and it will start a slideshow from that specific pictures toward the end. In Windows 7, Slideshow will alway start at first picture of the folder, and you can no longer start slideshow from other position.

My question is, is that possible to change setting of Windows 7 so that I can start slideshow from other position rather than the first ??

Thanks for your time
Hieu Nguyen

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

08 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

did you just select the picture or open the picture in windows live photo gallery?
when i opened a picture in photo gallery and clicked slide show it began on the selected slide.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

ah, nice

However, is there a way to change default setting of the slideshow button?
I am dealing with very large quantity of pictures, so if every single time I want to start a slideshow from random position, I have to open up a file in MS viewer than start slideshow, it will be really inefficient in my case

I kinda looking for something like modify the default behavior of the slideshow button.

Thanks again for your time
Hieu Nguyen
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


08 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

I believe that there is no way to change the default setting for the windows explorer slideshow button
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Aww, that would be disappointed
Thanks again for your reply though <3

I was hoping for some tweak in registry or something to modify directly the windows behavior
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

If you have it installed you can also use windows media center to view and play a slide show
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Oct 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hieu Nguyen View Post
Aww, that would be disappointed
Thanks again for your reply though <3

I was hoping for some tweak in registry or something to modify directly the windows behavior
If you want to play certain pic's in a slide show, highlite the pic you want to start at, hold the ctr key to select individual pic's or if you want a bunch of consecutive pic's hold the shift key and go to the last pic you want in the slide show, the push slide show and it will run those pic's
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 How to start Slideshow from a middle picture in a folder?




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: How to start Slideshow from a middle picture in a folder?
Thread Forum
Media Center defaulting to middle of folder Media Center
How to have multiple picture positions in a wallpaper slideshow? Customization
How to use picture from a folder of a folder as wallpaper? Themes and Styles
Solved Picture folder in my documents folder. General Discussion
User Picture Tuner - change the user picture settings in Start Menu Free Developer Programs and Projects
view picture slideshow from flash drive General Discussion
Show images in slideshow view in folder options? Software

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:50 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33