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'New window' selection is always the wrong size/type...

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    'New window' selection is always the wrong size/type...

    No matter how many times I go to 'View' settings, every time I choose a new window (i.e. opening a folder) I am always met with a small-format window rather than a full-screen, full-size one. I also am met with random lists instead of 'medium-sized icons', which I have opted for and chosen as default in 'view'. Have I missed a colossally simple tick in a box?

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello James,

    By default, folder views are a per folder setting, and will be the same as when last closed per folder.

    In a library, the folder view is shared between all included folders in the library.

    If you like, you could use the method in the tutorial below to set a default folder view for all folders.
    Afterwards, open File Explorer, maximize it to full screen, and close File Explorer. Each time you open File Explorer it should now open full screen as it was last closed.

    Hope this helps,
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'New window' selection is always the wrong size/type...

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