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Windows 7: VIEW Options In A Folder ?

08 Jul 2014   #1

Windows 7 64bit
VIEW Options In A Folder ?


I guess like most of us, my Desktop by now is pretty crowded and full.

Would like to put about 30% or so, of a particular topic, in a separate Folder I would create.

No problem, but all the options under VIEW are not exactly what I would like.

On the Desktop, of course, you can put a Shortcut, e.g., right next to a Folder or perhaps a WORD
document next to anything you want..

None of the VIEW options for a newly created Folder "seem" to allow this.

It "automatically" puts Folders as a Group, then perhaps all the Shortcuts, etc.

Is there any way to emulate in this new Folder the options I have in the Desktop to arrange and group
(and show) exactly how I would like ?

If not, any APP or add-on that allows this ?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jul 2014   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Bob,

If you like, you could use the tutorial below to disable auto arrange to be able to arrange and group files how you like in all folders. Be sure to read the note box at the top if the tutorial to help with usage.

Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jul 2014   #3

Windows 7 64bit
From OP:


Just a quick thanks.
Appreciate the help.

Will give it a try.

My System SpecsSystem Spec


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