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 do I remove folder names from a library?

14 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
How do I remove folder names from a library?

Sorry if the title is confusing, I wasn't quite sure how to word my question. Essentially what I want is for my library window to look like this How do I remove folder names from a library?-good.png instead of like this. How do I remove folder names from a library?-bad.png

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jul 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

right click on the documents icon in the library and select properties, click on a folder you dont want and then click remove, do this til you have the one remaining you want to keep.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jul 2012   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Swindlestikz, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can just click on View (menu bar) and Group by -> (none) to have it view like that again. :)

File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 How do I remove folder names from a library?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to sort folder names in a library?
Hello, Does anyone know how to sort the links in a library by name, so the A's come first, or if a folder name starts with, say "!" or "_", then it goes before the A's. I never really paid attention to this but it isn't happening because I added one starting with "A" I want to come first anyway,...
General Discussion
Does Windows save logs somewhere that shows folder names / file names?
Probably it doesn't and my question is a long shot - but I recently toasted a drive, and it had many folders and files which I have little memory of. I also never used one of those nice apps that makes a list. Any help appreciated. Much obliged. Tt
General Discussion
Incorrect File Names in Documents Library
A problem has recently cropped up on my Windows 7 machine. When I open the "Documents" library, it does not show the combined view of My Documents and Public Documents. It shows a list of files, but no folders. Not all of my files are shown, just some of them. However, the file names are...
General Discussion
Remove the 'organize, include in library, new folder' bar in windows 7
Hey guys. I've always wondered, is it possible to remove the 'organize, include in library, new folder' bar that is present on all windows explorer windows? I have attached a screenshot jpg of what it looks like in windows 7 under the classic view scheme. I have highlighted the problem bar in a red...
Library - Remove a Included Folder
How to Remove an Included Folder from a Library in Windows 7 This will show you how to remove an included folder so that it's contents will no longer be included in a library in Windows 7. Libraries let you access and arrange items from one or more folders quickly without moving them...

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 00:24.
Twitter Facebook Google+