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Windows 7: Folders in Windows 7

06 Aug 2009   #1
ruly

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600
 
 
Folders in Windows 7

Im Having two issues with windows 7 , the first is that when i change a folder to be ordered in the date it was modified another folder changes to that setting when i had it to be ordered by name, or also when i change the way it looks (list, details,etc).

And the other its something that i got accustom with vista that when i put the folder in the date that was modified, the files where on top and the folders inside the folder where on the bottom it sounds kinda lame but i kinda like it , if anyone could lend me hand that would be great, Thanks in Advance.


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06 Aug 2009   #2
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ruly View Post
Im Having two issues with windows 7 , the first is that when i change a folder to be ordered in the date it was modified another folder changes to that setting when i had it to be ordered by name.
Folders in a window can all be ordered by date or by name (or some others as well) but not both at the same time.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ruly View Post
And the other its something that i got accustom with vista that when i put the folder in the date that was modified, the files where on top and the folders inside the folder where on the bottom it sounds kinda lame but i kinda like it , if anyone could lend me hand that would be great, Thanks in Advance.
What you are seeing is ordering by ascending vs descending. Click the bar at the top of the window and the files inside will reverse.

Robert
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06 Aug 2009   #3
ruly

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600
 
 

Well what i was trying to say about the first point, Is that i Have to diferent Folder one being My Documents and inside my documents i have another folder witch itself has files, and my Documents i want to order it by name and the other folder by modified date but the two keep having the same setting and in vista i could have both with different settings.

And about the other point even if i change ascending or descending the folders are still on top even when i change ascending and descending in type , and that didn't happen in vista thanks for your reply, im sorry if i cant explain myself .
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06 Aug 2009   #4
Antman

 

I am on 7.64.16385 - I do not have the same result. I can sort files and folders the way you want to. When I sort, the sort does not pass through to sub-folders. What build are you on?
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06 Aug 2009   #5
ruly

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600
 
 

The thing its that i just entered my documents trough my computer and not trough my library and i can put the files on top of folders and make the changes of name and modified date weird .
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06 Aug 2009   #6
ruly

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
I am on 7.64.16385 - I do not have the same result. I can sort files and folders the way you want to. When I sort, the sort does not pass through to sub-folders. What build are you on?
So youre saying that when you access a folder trough "libraries" you can order the files on top of the folders and of course have different folders under different settings " name, modified date" ?
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06 Aug 2009   #7
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ruly View Post
im sorry if i cant explain myself .
Actually, your explanation was excellent. What I have discovered is that in the "Documents" there is a unique setting. Whereas other folders behaved as I described, here is an image of my "Documents" folder that shows:

Attachment 21730

when arranged by folder, the folders appear and files will always appear under them. When arranged by "Name" for example, only files are visible. Cool Huh?

Nice find!
Robert
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06 Aug 2009   #8
ruly

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600
 
 

So the question is how can i Make the folders behave in My Libraries like they behave in any other part of Windows .
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06 Aug 2009   #9
ruly

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600
 
 

I think this is the first thing that i dont like about windows 7 "Libraries" well i just got tired figuring out how to change the folders, and instead i put a shortcut of my documents in my desktop because My documents behaves differently in "Libraries" well i guess im gonna have to get use to it.

Guys another question is it possible to rearrange files or folder inside a folder , you know put them in whatever order you want?
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06 Aug 2009   #10
iseeuu

 
 

Try "Arrange" by "Name"?
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