1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 27
    Windows10
       20 Apr 2016 #1

    File Explorer > Folder Type Template?


    For the most part, I do not mind Explorer's autodetecting the folder type (Music, Videos, etc). However, one thing that I miss from Windows 7 is being able to set the "style" for a folder type... where I could choose to display certain columns and have Explorer display those columns for all folders of that category.

    Does anyone know of a way to set the defaults for a folder category?

    Thanks
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  2. Joined : Apr 2016
    Posts : 121
    windows 10 pro
       20 Apr 2016 #2

    try at the very top of win exporer there is a view then select there what ever you like let me know if it helps
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  3. Joined : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       20 Apr 2016 #3

    ltwally said: View Post
    For the most part, I do not mind Explorer's autodetecting the folder type (Music, Videos, etc). However, one thing that I miss from Windows 7 is being able to set the "style" for a folder type... where I could choose to display certain columns and have Explorer display those columns for all folders of that category.

    Does anyone know of a way to set the defaults for a folder category?

    Thanks
    Open File Explorer > select one of the folders ( Documents, Downloads, Pictures, Music etc etc) > click View at the top > click Add columns > click Choose columns > scroll to find the item you want........
    Example : I'll choose Date Modified
    Check the box in front of Date Modified > click Move UP button > keep clicking the button until Date Modified is where you want > click OK when done.

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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,388
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       20 Apr 2016 #4

    Hello Itwally,

    If you like, the tutorial below can help show you how to apply the view of a folder to all folders using the same template.

    Folder View - 'Apply to Folders' in Windows 10
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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 27
    Windows10
       20 Apr 2016 #5

    Thanks for the replies. What I was looking for was:

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    It was in the same location, I just missed it and then assumed it had been (re-)moved.

    Thanks again.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,388
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       20 Apr 2016 #6

    Glad we could help.
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