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When you open an Explorer window, you can focus on a file by starting to type its name. For example, if I have the following list of files, sorted by type:

[... few hundred more .ini files ...]

I could focus on "ABC.ini.bak" by typing "AB".

However, what if I actually want to select "ABC.ini", and not the ".bak" file?

Because it's sorted by type, I would have to scroll through hundreds of other files before reaching "ABC.ini" itself.

Is there a key which will allow me to jump to the "next match" when typing like this?

So I'd type "AB", it would focus on "ABC.ini.bak", then I'd hit [some key] and it'd focus on "ABC.ini" itself?

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No such magical key or option AFAIK. –  Karan Apr 23 '13 at 0:25
using the search feature of Windows 7 would be a much easier option, by searching for ABC* –  user13267 Apr 23 '13 at 2:52
@user13267: Of course. But that isn't really suitable for day-to-day browsing of files when you just want to open one quickly. –  WackGet May 2 '13 at 3:35
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