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Windows 7: Confirming Selected Items

06 Apr 2018   #1
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Confirming Selected Items

I have folders with a large number of files/folders such that I must scroll the window to view them all. Often I find myself needing to select specific items requiring scrolling out of view items already selected in order to select additional items. I would like an easy way to know what exactly I have selected, i.e. to confirm I have not selected unwanted or to know if I have not selected something I needed to select. AFAIK, only the windows highlighting is how we know what is/is not selected and my current theme makes this difficult. It would be cool if I could bring up a dialogue/display/window showing the file/folder names of all items selected.

Better yet, perhaps there is an an android-type folder/file manger and how it will display little select/unselect check boxes next to each item.


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06 Apr 2018   #2
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Folder Options

Windows Explorer can display Check Boxes.
Confirming Selected Items-we-folder-options-checkboxes.png
Unfortunately they don't work the same way as Check Boxes normally work in other software.
If you play around with them, you'll notice they are easily deselected.


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06 Apr 2018   #3
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Yes!

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