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Windows 7: How do I sort by both Date AND Type??

16 Mar 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
How do I sort by both Date AND Type??

Hey I want to know how to sort by both date and type for my folders and files in the explorer...

Everytime I change it to date it no longer sorts it by type anymore...

Is there a way to do this so I can have both set??

Thank you!! Highly appreciated.

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16 Mar 2015   #2

Win7 Pro-64 Bit

Have a read of this thread and see if it is of any help to you.
sort files/folders using multiple criteria
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17 Mar 2015   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

That is very kool. I had no idea you could do that.
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17 Mar 2015   #4

Linux Lite 3.2 x64; Windows 7, 8.1

Very nice to know. Thanks.
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