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File Explorer Sort File names With Sub-Folder names

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows XP, 7, 8

    File Explorer Sort File names With Sub-Folder names

    Is it possible to sort a folder's contents with both File names and Sub-Folder names intermixed?
    I have projects in sub-folders, and 'support' files like this:

    projabc (sub-folder)
    projabc.txt (file)
    projabc.bat (file)

    amongst other projects.
    I would like all the 'projabc...' items to appear together.


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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,071
    Windows 8.0 x64

    I don't know of a way to get Windows Explorer to do it. But XPlorer2 is supposed to have that sorting mode.

    Edit: scroll down to "Folders sorted" in the table.

    Edit2: Here's a Tutorial how to disable auto-arrange in W8:
    Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable in Windows 8
    Last edited by MilesAhead; 01 Aug 2014 at 16:40.
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File Explorer Sort File names With Sub-Folder names

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