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Windows 7: Auto Arrange?

19 Jan 2009   #21
kooNz

Windows XP / Windows 7
 
 

I think you guys have misunderstood me :b

I dont mean that i can move my folders around like on the desktop. Like I have some folders in the right corner, and some in the left corner.

I mean that if i have the auto-arrange on, to set my folders in order. For exampel, 5 folders: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Then i want to move my number four, so its the last one in the order. Then is the order. 1, 2, 3, 5, 4. Know what i mean.

I know you can do this in Vista and XP. But i can't do it in Windows 7.

'kooNz'


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19 Jan 2009   #22
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't know if this helps you but you can drag folders into the favorites section on the left pane and arrange them in any order you like, although that only works with folders.
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19 Jan 2009   #23
kooNz

Windows XP / Windows 7
 
 

Thank you (:

But not what im looking for either /:
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19 Jan 2009   #24
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kooNz View Post
I think you guys have misunderstood me :b

I dont mean that i can move my folders around like on the desktop. Like I have some folders in the right corner, and some in the left corner.

I mean that if i have the auto-arrange on, to set my folders in order. For exampel, 5 folders: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Then i want to move my number four, so its the last one in the order. Then is the order. 1, 2, 3, 5, 4. Know what i mean.

I know you can do this in Vista and XP. But i can't do it in Windows 7.

'kooNz'
KooNz,

Yes, I we misunderstood what you meant completely.

See if this may be able to help you instead.

Sort Order - Numbers in File and Folder Names - Vista Forums
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19 Jan 2009   #25
kooNz

Windows XP / Windows 7
 
 

Should that be a link, or? hehe'

if it should, then i can't get it to redirect me /:

But great you understand me now (: sorry my bad explanation s:

but the numbers on the folders was just an exampel. I want to do the same thing, with all my folders. Also if they are named: Games, Documents, Movies. (:

Hope you understand (:

and thank you for your help and patience (:

'kooNz'
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19 Jan 2009   #26
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Try this one:

Sort Order - Numbers in File and Folder Names - Vista Forums

If it does not work for you, then right click on it and click on "Copy Shortcut" and paste it directly in your IE8 address bar.
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20 Jan 2009   #27
johngalt

 

FWIW - both links go to the same place for me, Shawn.
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20 Jan 2009   #28
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you John. I thought I may have missing something there for a moment. LOL
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24 Jan 2009   #29
Spungo

 
 

I'm glad that I'm not the only one annoyed by the removal of this feature in Windows 7.

Those links do not solve the problem.

Just to be 100% clear on the problem, say you have a folder called "Music" on your desktop. Inside that folder are folders called "The Beatles", "The Rolling Stones", "Foo Fighters", "Pearl Jam", etc.

I want to arrange those folders in any order I want. In Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista I can do this without any problem. I drag the folder wherever the hell I want it to go.

Windows 7 on the other hand forces me to arrange by date, size, name, etc.

It's annoying as hell.
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25 Jan 2009   #30
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Spungo View Post
I'm glad that I'm not the only one annoyed by the removal of this feature in Windows 7.

Those links do not solve the problem.

Just to be 100% clear on the problem, say you have a folder called "Music" on your desktop. Inside that folder are folders called "The Beatles", "The Rolling Stones", "Foo Fighters", "Pearl Jam", etc.

I want to arrange those folders in any order I want. In Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista I can do this without any problem. I drag the folder wherever the hell I want it to go.

Windows 7 on the other hand forces me to arrange by date, size, name, etc.

It's annoying as hell.
I don't see how that could be so annoying, why would arranging them by name be a problem unless you don't know your alphabet.
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