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Windows 7: sort by size within folders

31 Oct 2009   #1
karkalec

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
sort by size within folders

Hi Forum! I've been on Windows 7 for a week. One difference I've noticed between 7 and Vista is I can't see any way to sort files in a folder (say, video, jpegs, or documents) by size. They are all automatically sorted by name. Is there a way to do this I just haven't found yet?

Thanks,

Justin


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31 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karkalec View Post
Hi Forum! I've been on Windows 7 for a week. One difference I've noticed between 7 and Vista is I can't see any way to sort files in a folder (say, video, jpegs, or documents) by size. They are all automatically sorted by name. Is there a way to do this I just haven't found yet?

Thanks,

Justin
If you click the size tab it sorts by size, but then you probably know that.
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31 Oct 2009   #3
karkalec

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I'm talking about folders viewed like this one. I don't see any option for size.


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31 Oct 2009   #4
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Right-click on the columns pane, select "Size" you can now sort by size.
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31 Oct 2009   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Justin,

In addition, you can click on View (Menu bar), Sort By, and Size.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ort-stack.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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31 Oct 2009   #6
karkalec

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks guys. I knew it was there somewhere!
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31 Oct 2009   #7
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Justin.
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31 Oct 2009   #8
copernicus

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

I'm glad my advice is paying off.
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