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Windows 7: Folder View - Apply to Folders

07 Sep 2012   #20
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DjRem View Post
In fact, I just noticed that it is only when we do not change the type of a folder and sub-folders that Windows handles the display depending on the content.
I understand that you could not change the user libraries default view, right?
I would like in my music library, the folders containing other folders have a list view, and folders containing music files have a detailed view, with my column selection.
You could still change the folder view of a library, but all included folders in the library share the same folder view. The included folders in a library cannot have their own separate folder views.


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08 Sep 2012   #21
DjRem

Windows 7 x64 Pro & Windows 7 x86 Pro
 
 

yes ok. Well, it's not a very serious problem. I think I just survive without it.
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08 Sep 2012   #22
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yeah, that's the only downfall with libraries and all included folders sharing the same folder view.
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31 Aug 2015   #23
Clairvaux

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (OEM)
 
 
Windows non-Explorer

This is one of the most frustrating areas of Windows 7. Windows Explorer offers many possibilities to play with the way it shows things (and I'm using on purpose the most un-Microsoft and non-specific way of saying it), but when it comes to customizing it in a consistent way, all across one's folders, the logic of the beast is ridiculously complicated to grasp, and controls are all over the place.

To give an example of this user-hostile programming, here is what you had to write on a related thread :

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If Apply to Folders was used to set folder views and templates, then this tutorial will not reset them to default since "Apply to Folders" makes what you set the new default. Instead, you will need to use Reset Folders to be able to reset each folder template back to default.
That's the sort of thing that drives me mad... I have been hopping from one related thread to another through links for quite a while now, and I still cannot get the big picture.

Do you think it might be possible to merge some of those tutorials into a larger one, in order to shed light on Microsoft's "logic" ? Maybe it has already been done and I haven't found it ?

One of my pet peeves is the way the option to hide or unhide file extensions is buried deep inside the menus. Now I know how to do that, but it should be brought back right in front. I find myself constantly needing to switch from one state to another. Changing from large icons to small icons, not so much.
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31 Aug 2015   #24
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Clairvaux,

Please explain what you are wanting to do, and we may be able to come up with a solution for you.
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12 May 2016   #25
marlonibiza

windows 7 proffesional, 64 bit, service pack 1
 
 
HOW TO ADD BITRATE TO ALL FOLDER AT ONCE IN WIN 7;)

[SIZE="5"]Hi there Sir;

uhhmm, i don't really know how this work or if im in the right direction, but i've a question;

Can anybody please be so kind to tell HOW DO I ADD THE BITRATE IN ONE GO TO ALL FOLDERS IN WINDOWS 7???
Ive a huge collection of music files for my hobby & work at the same time, but everytime i go into a folder of sub folders, ive to manually add the bit rate (its a pain), like i wanna see the track with 320 or 128 bit rate, but i can seems to find that out, been google it for awhile and google always send me to your forum, (sorry im kinda new to this)
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12 May 2016   #26
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Malonibiza, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Double check using step 1 to make sure that the folder template is set to "Music" with the "Also apply this template to all subfolders".

Afterwards, do the rest of the steps in the tutorial to set the folder view how you want with the bit rate column, then use "Apply to folders" to have it applied to all folders using the "Music" template.
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12 May 2016   #27
marlonibiza

windows 7 proffesional, 64 bit, service pack 1
 
 

Hi there mr. Brink, ok thnx U, im gona tried that and ill get back to You, whether it works yes or no

Thank you kindly for your time,,,

Marlon
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12 May 2016   #28
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Marlon. I hope it will help.
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12 May 2016   #29
marlonibiza

windows 7 proffesional, 64 bit, service pack 1
 
 

Hahahahahah, Mr. Brink you're a genius,, i owe you BIG time,, if we ever come across, ill buy You 10 drinks, swear, BIG THANK YOU AND A LOT OF GOD BLESSING TO YOU;;;))))))

Ohh another thing, how do i change my profile pic??

Thank you kindly; i'm not gonna even sleep tonight;))
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