folder listings question

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by mooo, Jan 23, 2006.

  1. mooo

    mooo thecyberninja

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    I have a shortcut (to another subfolder) in a list of folders and with naming in uniform from a->z it appears at the bottom although it starts with "A". When it is in uniform from z->a it appears at the top. Is there a way to change this so the shortcut is at the top with the name of the folders from a to z?
     
  2. XeoNoX

    XeoNoX OSNN Senior Addict

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    go to the tool bar and choose VIEW then ARANGE ICONS BY NAME.
     
  3. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    moooo, I believe that would be some thing with the desktop.ini file (a hidden system folder).
     
  4. mooo

    mooo thecyberninja

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    XeoNoX, it is already in that way just doesn't list the shortcut first.
    madmatt, its not with the actual desktop though, its in a main folder. I am starting to think its not possible lol. DAMN WINDOWS!
     
  5. madmatt

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    moooo, Windows uses a file in each customized folder called desktop.ini to save settings into. If you look in your Documents folder you will see a system file called desktop.ini (the same goes for Music, Videos, etc.).

    The file is a system file and hidden by default.
     
  6. mooo

    mooo thecyberninja

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    oh hmm, now i just have to figure out how to edit :)
    thanks you are a wiserman than I.
    /me bows
     
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    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    Heny?
     
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  8. madmatt

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  9. XeoNoX

    XeoNoX OSNN Senior Addict

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    try sorting by "size" then choose "name" again, maybe it will fix it, i think thats happened to me before.

    IF that doesnt work go to "tools" "folder options" "view" and click "reset all folders" clock "ok" and then try to sort by name again.