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Windows 7: Multiple file selection question

18 Sep 2010   #1

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Multiple file selection question


let's say I have multiple files with different filename lengths displayed in Details view mode, e.g.


In XP in Detail view, I could drag my mouse over the longer bits of the filenames to multi-select only those files (i.e. filename2 and filename4).

In 7 however, mouse drag automatically selects the entire line, so basically it forces me to select all four files.

Is there a way for me to restore the XP mouse drag function? I am already aware of the checkbox option which is not feasible when I have several hundred files.

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18 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


No way in Details mode, but if you select List instead, you can do that.

Good luck!

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