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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable

08 Jul 2014   #470
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Susie, and welcome to Seven Forums. I hope the tutorial will provide what you are wanting.


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01 Aug 2014   #471
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Does this work on W8 by any chance?
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01 Aug 2014   #472
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Does this work on W8 by any chance?
Hey Miles,

It does, but there's a separate tutorial for Windows 8 below that should be used instead since there are a few differences in how it works.

Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable in Windows 8
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01 Aug 2014   #473
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Does this work on W8 by any chance?
Hey Miles,

It does, but there's a separate tutorial for Windows 8 below that should be used instead since there are a few differences in how it works.

Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable in Windows 8
Cool. Thanks.
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01 Aug 2014   #474
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

De nada.
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19 Oct 2014   #475
denwilliam

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

Thanks but no thanks to your suggested solution as I am quite satisfied with the normal filing of photo's.It was just a couple of photo's I wanted to place at the end of my album for record purposes so am now storing them in documents.
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19 Oct 2014   #476
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by denwilliam View Post
Thanks but no thanks to your suggested solution as I am quite satisfied with the normal filing of photo's.It was just a couple of photo's I wanted to place at the end of my album for record purposes so am now storing them in documents.
Uh??
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07 Dec 2014   #477
VagabondINC

Win 7 Pro 64
 
 

So, I tried this solution for being able to move folders like I should, and while it worked, now the sort by ascending/descending buttons are greyed out. Win 7 changed this default to descending from XP's ascending. I want my folders to look like they did in XP with the newest items (sorted by modified or created date) at the bottom of my folders, not the top.

Any reason why they would be greyed out, or is there a method to change the default here?
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07 Dec 2014   #478
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello VagabondINC, and welcome to Seven Forums.

They should not be grayed out in the Sort by context menu item. You should also be able to click on the title bar of the column you want to sort by to toggle the arrow up (ascending) or down (descending).

File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by
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18 Dec 2014   #479
noms78

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Option 1 screwed up my text size and line spacing EVERYWHERE. I ran option 2 and it did not fix this.

Text is now too small (and line spacing appears to be single spacing now) in folder view. How can I fix this?
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