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Windows 7: How to get the view sorting bar back to w7 ?

07 Aug 2009   #21
petrossa

vista x64/ win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal View Post
Yes, unfortuantely even looking at an example of the details sort bar on a non details view just /looks/ like an eror in the UI.

Even though it had utility, it just looks like a mistake, I can completely see why it was removed.
me too. Makes more sense. It was a true design flaw to have left it like it was in vista.

But it sure was easy


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07 Aug 2009   #22
EarlZ

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by petrossa View Post
a bit like this post
How to get the view sorting bar back to w7 ?

so now you have to click yourself an RSI to sort your folder. I've put this issue up as a ticket when 7000 was released, well didn't make the grade unfortunately

Yeah RSI, and i do a lot of view sorting on a day to day basis, part of how I get things done.
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07 Aug 2009   #23
petrossa

vista x64/ win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post
Yeah RSI, and i do a lot of view sorting on a day to day basis, part of how I get things done.
When summer is over and the days lengthen i'll write a handler to easysort. It's something that's been on the backburner in my head.
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07 Aug 2009   #24
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by petrossa View Post
a bit like this post
How to get the view sorting bar back to w7 ?

so now you have to click yourself an RSI to sort your folder. I've put this issue up as a ticket when 7000 was released, well didn't make the grade unfortunately
You did good Petrossa, that's much better than people only complaining and doing nothing.


You do realize that XP also had this same issues? just teasing.
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07 Aug 2009   #25
petrossa

vista x64/ win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by squonksc View Post
You did good Petrossa, that's much better than people only complaining and doing nothing.


You do realize that XP also had this same issues? just teasing.
Quit XP the moment Vista SP1 came out
But that was not in the poll.....
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07 Aug 2009   #26
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by petrossa View Post
Quit XP the moment Vista SP1 came out
But that was not in the poll.....
Lmao,

But why do you punish yourself running Win7?
Not masochistic are you? <-- don't answer that. too much input. lol
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07 Aug 2009   #27
EarlZ

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by petrossa View Post
When summer is over and the days lengthen i'll write a handler to easysort. It's something that's been on the backburner in my head.
Im guessing thats something i would use, PM me when you get that stuff done and ill gladly test it out for ya.
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08 Aug 2009   #28
petrossa

vista x64/ win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post
Im guessing thats something i would use, PM me when you get that stuff done and ill gladly test it out for ya.
as it will be a hell of a job, if possible to put the headers back, any suggestion is welcome as the modus operandi.

Small applet with sort modes kept on screen, will send wm_messages to active window was my initial thought. The applet can be really tiny, just buttons with a few of the most useful sorts.
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09 Jun 2010   #29
gburch

Windows 7
 
 

The sort bar in thumbnail view was one of the best improvements over XP. I can't believe Win7 took a step back; no wonder so many people are switching to MAC.
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11 Mar 2011   #30
microsoftsux

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I registered just to vent my frustrations with Win7. I was so used to this "sort in list view" toolbar that I don't understand why M$ decided to remove it. They really do have some geniuses there. And for goodness' sake, this was not a bug in Vista (as some have indicated). It was a feature that has been removed. MS you have ditched us again. With every release of windows, we are going backwards. I am now seriously going to Linux.

And yes, it is annoying now that I have to right click and then left click to do sort, when this could have been done with one left click.

And just for the record, if it was not there in XP, it doesn't mean it should not be there in 7.


Also, just for the record, its 1 step forward, 2 steps back.
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