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In Word 2007 (and also on previous versions I have used), when I open folders, they open with icons or a list. I like 'detail' display and change it to that. I like detail because I can see which file is most recent and the size. But the next time I open the same folder, it opens back to icons or list but not details. How can I get it to stay where I left it? Thanks.

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This problem should have been fixed from Vista onwards. In XP, you can use a free tool called FileOpenPatcher to fix this:

FileOpenPatcher from ElmüSoft enlarges the Windows Open File dialog (in Comdlg32.dll) and switches it to Detail view.

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The tool supports Windows 98SE, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, and 2003.

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