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A Petty Torment

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8

    A Petty Torment


    In Windows 7, I was able to go into a subfolder, select View, and then list. In Windows 8 I can do the same thing, and when I select group by type, it alphabetizes the file types so that I have to wade through my Adobe Acrobat files before I can view my subfolders. Does anyone know of a way to get it to display my folders before my files? Thanks in advance.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,353
    Windows 8 Pro/Windows 8 Pro/Windows 7 64 Bit64Bit/Windows XP


    Not sure but I think this should help maybe. right click on the mouse and you'll see plenty of options. Windows 8 likes the right mouse button.
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  3. #3


    Adelaide
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    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)


    What happens when you change the settings of "Group by" and "Sort by" (specifically "Ascending" and/or "Descending")?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8


    That did the trick! By selecting Sort by Type, Ascending, and then Group by None. Thank you Billwindows and Lehnerus!
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  5. #5


    Adelaide
    Posts : 1,338
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)


    No problems.
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