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Windows 7: File Upload Dialog settings

26 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7
File Upload Dialog settings

I'm trying to figure out how to set the settings of a file upload dialog so it will alwasy display the objects (images in this case) as large icons or thumbnails instead of in the list view. The file upload is for uploading images to a web site and it's irritating to have to keep clicking on the folder view options and set it every time.

Since this is a file upload dialog and the <alt> key doesn't offer the standard explorer menu items I don't know how to set this. Also, I've tried to change the default settings for all folders but it doesn't change the settings on the file upload dialog.

Any tips would be appreciated!


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26 Aug 2009   #2

windows 7 rtm ultimate build 7600 x86

may i know that you want to upload files where???
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27 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7

Uploading images to Craigslist to sell garage sale type items. The upload of course uses the standard explorer file selection dialog.
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27 Aug 2009   #4


The icon in the upper left hand corner of a window - when clicked offers Restore Move Close Min Max -

set your view options to your liking
hold CTRL
click icon in upper left corner
select Close

May not work in that particular dialog box, but does work in other areas.
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28 Aug 2009   #5

Windows 7

Antman, tried that and it didn't work. Thanks though.
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28 Aug 2009   #6


I am (not) remembering this trick from way back - try alt or shift. Couldn't hurt to try.
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