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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable

21 Jan 2011   #100
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.


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24 Jan 2011   #101
dvsb46

windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 
disable auto arrange.

I have tried a "disable auto arrange" solution and it does disable it but it doesn't keep pictures in a "grid". I think what has to happen is to disable SORT BY NAME not necessarily auto arrange. Any thoughts on this??
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24 Jan 2011   #102
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Dvsb, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Could you post back some screenshots as examples of this?

I'm not sure what you mean. When "Auto Arrange" is disabled, pictures in icon view (like in the example screenshots at the top of the tutorial) are alligned in a grid automatically still. You will not be able to say have a space between two picture icons, or be able to overlap any picture icons. You can still arrange them in any order though regardless of their file name.
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24 Jan 2011   #103
dvsb46

windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

Hi Brink....Thanks for this. Please excuse me I am a bit of a techno-peasant. I have undone the disable fix so I wil have to install it again to get screen shots. Not sure how to do this but I will figure it out. Perhaps I need to have the "snap to grid" enabled to make it work like Vista or XP. I'll be back.
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24 Jan 2011   #104
dvsb46

windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

Sorry I can't figure out how to post a screen shot. However, what it was doing was leaving gaps whenever I moved a picture to another location within the folder. BUT, I have just figured out how to make everything work properly. To make it work like Vista or XP, I went to "view" and checked auto arrange and align to grid. It now works as it should and my blood pressure has dropped dramatically.

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

Thank you so much for this !!!
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24 Jan 2011   #105
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news Dvsb. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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18 Feb 2011   #106
lekola

Windows seven 64
 
 
Computer button

Hi Brink,

I am completely new to Seven and I installed Classic shell to have to former Start menu back. Can you tell me what is the "Computer button" you are talking about so that I can pass the step 8 and merge the files ?
Thanks a lot,


Lekola
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18 Feb 2011   #107
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Lekola, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I have added a screenshot under step 7 to help. It's in the Start Menu.
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18 Feb 2011   #108
lekola

Windows seven 64
 
 

Thanks a lot !
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18 Feb 2011   #109
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome mate.
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