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Windows Explorer Column content and font colour in Windows

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    Windows Explorer Column content and font colour in Windows

    Hi Everyone

    Does anyone know of a way to customise windows explorer columns to show folder size as well as file size and also change font colour dependent upon a category.

    For example in my music folder I have 2 artists that contain adult mp3's so just to remind myself I would like their names to be say red. Also I have some empty folders as I have not yet obtained the albums and those would be say blue.

    Example of what I am after :

    Artist Album Size Auto Date Time
    Kevin Wilson 371.61MB 08.05.2014 19:46:45
    5PP 54.85 MB 08.05.2014 19:47:10
    Barefoot Man 637.87 MB 08.05.2014 19:47:28
    Barron Knights 64.80 MB 08.05.2014 19:47:29
    Benny Hill 324.99 MB 08.05.2014 19:47:41
    Dick Jonas 746.45 MB 08.05.2014 19:48:16
    Dos Gringos 214.56MB 08.05.2014 19:48:26
    Houghton Weavers 29.43 MB 08.05.2014 19:48:26
    Irish 222.22MB 08.05.2014 19:48:39
    Jenny Talia 198.18 MB 08.05.2014 19:46:22
    Lancashire Hotpots 286.97MB 08.05.2014 19:47:00
    Oscar Brand 347.08MB 10/05/14 10:49:33
    deezer 65.81 MB 09.05.2014 02:04:58
    Laws of the Navy 60.77 MB 10.05.2014 10:20:00
    Cough! Army Songs Out of the Barracks Bag 54.82 MB 08.05.2014 19:54:01
    Boating Songs 53.97 MB 10.05.2014 10:18:09
    empty_Goes to College 38.28 MB 10.05.2014 10:19:26
    GI American Army Songs 37.75 MB 10.05.2014 10:16:51
    Folk Songs For fUN 35.68 MB 10.05.2014 10:19:01
    Military Songs 0 Byte(s) 09.05.2014 02:07:55

    Out of The Blue 0 Byte(s) 09.05.2014 02:08:12
    Roll Call 0 Byte(s) 09.05.2014 02:08:39

    Sings for Adults 0 Byte(s) 09.05.2014 02:08:51

    Tell it to the Marines 0 Byte(s) 09.05.2014 02:09:10

    If it can not be done in Explorer how do I replace Explorer with a replacement file manager.

    Fingers, toes, etc crossed

    Last edited by kaybee327; 11 May 2014 at 07:25.

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    Google is your best bet for this: replacement file managers windows 8
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    Hi Rich

    Many thanks for reply. I had tried friend google but must have been asking for wrong thing.

    Tried again and found Multi Commander which does most things I want. Just have to sort out coloured fonts.

    Multi Commander is certainly worth a look

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    Someone else mentioned Multi Commander recently. I'll have to take a look and see what it does.
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    Just tried it, pretty good. Reminds me a bit of Q-Dir. I like that it has a portable version so no install is needed.
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