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Windows 7: Change media folder display format?

19 Feb 2010   #1
itm

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Change media folder display format?

Is there any way to change the way video folder contents are displayed in the Windows 7 Media Centre? Displaying titles in a pattern of squares makes them very difficult to read - I'd like to display the folder content as a simple scrollable list of filenames. Can this be done?


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19 Feb 2010   #2
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by itm View Post
Is there any way to change the way video folder contents are displayed in the Windows 7 Media Centre? Displaying titles in a pattern of squares makes them very difficult to read - I'd like to display the folder content as a simple scrollable list of filenames. Can this be done?
Yes and it's easy! When you have your movie library displaying in WMC7, right click and you have several options. I added screenshots of mine to help you out...

Small view
Change media folder display format?-wmc-small-view.jpg

Large view
Change media folder display format?-wmc-large-view.jpg

List view
Change media folder display format?-wmc-list-view.png


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19 Feb 2010   #3
itm

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

That looks good - thanks.

As a matter of interest, is there any way of changing the display using only the MCE Remote Controller?
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19 Feb 2010   #4
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Not on my Avermedia WMC remote.
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