Set "Open" and "Save As" windows view to "List" instead of "Details"?

  1.    10 Aug 2018 #1

    Set "Open" and "Save As" windows view to "List" instead of "Details"?

    Is it possible to change "Open" and "Save As" windows view to "List" instead of "Details" globally without having to set List view in File Explorer? I would like to use Details view in File Explorer and List view for "Open" and "Save As" windows.

    Can this be done via the Registry?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    10 Aug 2018 #2

    Try this (found by search) and see if it helps- let us know.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    10 Aug 2018 #3

    Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately neither left CTRL, nor right CTRL do the trick.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    10 Aug 2018 #4

    It worked for me using Wordpad; I opened a folder on another drive- that appeared in Details view.
    I selected Content view.
    I then pressed left CTRL and closed the dialogue box.

    I closed Wordpad, launched it.
    I opened the same folder (using a Favourites drop down added by Actual Window Manager)
    The folder view was Contents

    I tried Notepad.
    Again the folder view was Contents.

    N.B. expect this to only apply to open/save boxes native to windows.
    Many programs may provide open/save boxes that look similar, but actually are not.
    And some provide ones that are clearly custom.Thus this quest may not be particularly fruitful.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5.    10 Aug 2018 #5

    What you're doing works even without pressing the CTRL button.

    But as I said in the first post, I want to change the view settings globally.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    10 Aug 2018 #6

    I know what you want. I have explained why that is very unlikely. It's a tough, tough, world.

    You must prepare yourself for disappointment.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


Related Threads
Hi, as with many I have upgraded to Windows 10 today and it is going well except for the fact I am unable to save any files or create new ones in the Documents and Pictures folders or any sub-folders within these folders, and I have no idea why it...
After i installed windows 10 on my Asus N53SV, the keyboard doesnt work properly. I look on the internet for help, but it looks like im the only one. I tried uninstall and reinstall almost everything i know. From keyboard driver, touchpad, etc....
Hi I have recently updated to the creator version My files end up in unintended destinations. When I click in the documents tab in the sidebar of the documents screen, it takes me to a “Documents” folder that appears in “One Drive” group. Any...
Hi all, I have been searching the web for an answer to this question since first getting Windows 10 last year. I would like my File Explorer to open using the "List" view rather than the current default of "Details". I have seen many responses...
I have removed the Windows 10 "Libraries" from the navigation pane in Windows Explorer and other Microsoft programs (eg. Notepad), but despite an exhaustive internet search I have been unable to discover how to remove Libraries from navigation panes...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:30.
Find Us