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Solved Folders Not Remembering View


johnywhy

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#1
hi

my folders are not remembering their view settings (list, large/small icons, tiles, etc).

all folders are showing the same view. if i change one folder, then all other folders change to the same view. Folders are forgetting the view i set them to.

how can i fix?

thx
 

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Hello Johny,

It sounds like you are in a library. If so, then this is normal since all included folders in a library share the same folder view.

To have separate folder views per folder, you would need to open the folder at it's actual say "C:\Users\(user-name)\Documents" location instead of in the Documents library.

Hope this helps, :)
Shawn
 

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johnywhy

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you're right!

weird thing: if i browse to the folder via the library, and click in the address bar, i get:
C:\Documents\Clients\AHRI

but if i browse via

Computer > C drive > My Documents > Clients > AHRI

and then click in my address bar, i STILL get:
C:\Documents\Clients\AHRI

Explorer might interpret it in the library context, or it might interpret the SAME path in the absolute path context, depending on how i got there.

So that means i cannot simply type into the address bar the path i want, as you suggested. i must BROWSE there via the navigation pane.

Kind of annoying. Any way around that? Any way to tell explorer to switch to absolute path context, even if it's currently in Library context?

thx!
 

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thx for that!
 

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You're most welcome. :)
 

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    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
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    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
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    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
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    Lumia 1520 phone

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