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Is ther a file browser which sorts files horizontally AND vertically? [closed]

I am searching a file browser that sorts column and row wise, for example: For each file type a column, which are row-wise sorted by name or else. OS may be Linux or Windows, in both cases an answer ...
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1answer
59 views

Explorer sort order by date (not by type) [closed]

Why Explorer in Windows 7 keeps grouping files by type when I want them by date? Each group is sorted by date (modified), but I would like all files sorted by date (mixed types, like an old'n'good ...
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1answer
212 views

Remember icon size, sort order, and sort options per-folder on Windows 7

Sometimes when I change the icon size in one folder, all other folders are changed, too. Sometimes they are unchanged: Sometimes when I change the sort order, all other folders change too, ...
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2answers
185 views

How to manually sort files in win explorer?

I want to manually sort (drag and drop) my files in a certain (not in all) folders (win xp sp3). Is there any fix to do it ? If no - is there another file explorer with the feature.
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How to add another sort tab for files in Windows?

I am working with a directory of PDFs which have been scanned from actual documents in a file cabnet. When viewing a folder's contents in windows by clicking the tabs above the information users are ...
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0answers
203 views

make “sort by” permanent for specific folder

I have a folder where I store all my web icons in .png and .ico format. I set view to large icons and sort by to date modified -> descending. When I save new icons in this folder from web, I drag ...
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2answers
664 views

Sort by bar dissapeared in Windows 7 folder explorer when viewing icons

Under Windows 7 sorting by thumbnail icon files takes longer, or a different path of clicks. I have to switch viewing files in details mode (select from the sorting bar) and then sort by date ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Sorting by Date - Very Slow

I'm using Windows 8 RTM. I have about 1,100 files in a folder. When I sort by date (in either direction), The address bar shows the green progress indicator as if it's working hard to perform the ...
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2answers
613 views

Change how Explorer sorts files with number in name

In Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008, if files have only number in filename, Explorer sorts them by the number. How can I change this sort to trully alphabetic, ie.: 108 1110 188 439 455 etc.
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2answers
2k views

Sort order in Windows Explorer

The behaviour described below occurs on Windows-7 systems and on Windows XP. We operate in a dual-language environment - English and Hebrew. When in Windows Explorer we sort files by name, the order ...
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0answers
200 views

Is there a way to keep the selection in Windows 2008 Explorer when changing the sort order

I nice feature of Windows Explorer up to Windows Server 2003 at least (I don't have easy access to Vista or Windows 7 to know when this was lost) was that you could select multiple files (or folders) ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I disable Windows Vista / 7 Explorer's “auto sort” after file copying?

One of the things that really annoys me in Windows Vista / Windows 7 is the new "auto sort" feature. In Windows XP, whenever you copy a bunch of files to a folder, they are all placed at the end of ...
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1answer
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Get Windows 7 to Stop Grouping Search Results by Immediate Parent Folder

Searching in Windows 7 is frustrating, inconsistent, and too different from in XP. One of the most egregious problems is that it insists on grouping search results by the immediate parent of items. ...
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1answer
461 views

Windows 7: View column headers in Windows Explorer when in icon view

In windows 7 is there a way to view the column headers in Windows Explorer when you are in icon view? When in details view you get a list of column headers that makes it easy to filter or sort by ...
4
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3answers
1k views

Windows explorer: sort by date modified

Is it possible to properly view the contents of a folder sorted by modification date in Windows explorer (Windows 7)? I can sort by the date modified column, but folders and files are seperated. I ...
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2answers
3k views

Windows “save” dialog listing files in reverse alphabetical order by default

Imagine this: no matter which software, when I hit "SAVE", the file explorer dialog that appears is listing my files in reverse-alpha order. This happens by default on all folders and is just an ...
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2answers
709 views

XP orders files backwards

Windows XP sorts everything alphebetically by name, except that it does it backwards. As it folders are always at the end and then ordered from Z-A. This is not only in Windows Explorer (which is easy ...
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2answers
8k views

How do I change the default sort order on Windows Explorer and the File Dialogs

My file dialog shows files sorted by date and I want it to sort alphabetically by filename.
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3answers
3k views

How to sort by date in filename?

I have a bunch of meeting minutes, where the filename is the date the meeting took place. I would like to sort by this date. The dates in my case are of the following form: 01.01.2009.doc ...