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Windows 7: I can't drag documents within a folder

01 Jan 2010   #1
casualty

windows 7
 
 
I can't drag documents within a folder

Hi,
I would like to place my documents/files in a customized order inside my folders. When I try drag the document to move it in the order I need - it doesn't move. With Vista I could drag and drop files in any order I wanted. Now I'm only given the choice to arrage by Author, Date Modified, Tag, Type or Name. However, these choices do not allow me to personalize the order.

Does anyone know who to drag documents within a folder?

Any help on this matter will be greatly appreciated.


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01 Jan 2010   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Yeah, right. That does not work in win7 like in Vista. You can help yourself by putting a sequencing number in front of the folder name.
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01 Jan 2010   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I try to them them, in such a way that they will be in the order I prefer. I use the numbering system as suggested above.
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01 Jan 2010   #4
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Manual Sorting was removed.
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01 Jan 2010   #5
casualty

windows 7
 
 

Removed totally, or only if you're not the system administrator? If I make myself system administrator would manual sorting be possible?
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01 Jan 2010   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I tried and cannot sort. One of the benefits of Win7, to make life easy.
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01 Jan 2010   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by casualty View Post
Removed totally, or only if you're not the system administrator? If I make myself system administrator would manual sorting be possible?

It's gone for good - for everybody.
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