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How can I keep folder settings after I close window

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    How can I keep folder settings after I close window

    How can I keep folder settings after I close window or switch to a new folder. Such as "Size All Columns to Fit"?

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Gmays, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    By default, the folder views of a folder is remembered for how it was set when last closed from that folder's specific target location.

    If you like, you could use either tutorial below to apply your folder views to other folders to help with this.

    Folder View - "Apply to Folders" in Windows 8

    Folder View - Set a Default for all Folders in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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How can I keep folder settings after I close window

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