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Windows 7: Vertical icon listing

20 Aug 2011   #1

Vertical icon listing

Hello :)

can you change the layout for icons in explorer?

in windows7 the sorting is

a a b
b c c
c d d

in XP it was

a b c
a c d
b c d

when i read file names in w7 it takes min 5x more time to read them ;/

i dont know why sb from ms do this and when, but this is s**t :)

can you make windows7 to sort icons like XP?

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21 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1

I don't know but if you start typing the selection will jump on your icon.
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21 Aug 2011   #3


Yes i know, but ...

if i dont know exact begining of the text i'am searching for, it takes a huge amount of time more to find it....

disorder of same word-begin-letters requires more space to cover with our eyes, when using win7 sorting

if we've got 3 columns with 25 rows each, we have to move our eyes 25 times from left to right
in XP like sorting its 3 times to look from top to bottom

of course, you can say, i can still look top-bottom in win7, but if i read (from example in 1st post) a-b-c a-c-d b-c-d, my brain gets confused and it takes more time for me to look inside each position and look for searching term.
its much easier when i read a-a-b b-c-c c-d-d
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