Windows 10: File arrangement on-screen with Explorer Solved

  1.    03 Jun 2016 #1

    File arrangement on-screen with Explorer


    I originally had this problem on a Win machine and it was solved by someone called Brix???
    I need to be able to move a thumbnail of a file (usually of a photo) ini the usual panel in Explorer. But if I drag and drop, the file merely goes back to its original place. Brix supplied me with a batch file that I understand editied the Registry so that the thumbnail stayed in the place at which it was dropped and this persisted after closing and re-opening Explorer. I dearly need a version of this process for my wife's new Win 10 machine. Please can you help?
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  2. Posts : 2,489
    Windows 10 Pro x64 1803 - 17134.5 XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing
       03 Jun 2016 #2

    I think the Alien that you need is one of our Admins @Brink - He's located in the states so should be around later

    in the meantime there may be something that may help in one of his many tutorials Windows 10 Tutorials

    I personally use Adobe Lightroom for image management but Adobe Bridge is similar and free to use and should be a lot more flexible than Explorer

    Its True: Adobe Bridge CC Is Completely Free for Everyone, for Life! | ProDesignTools
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  3. Posts : 29,301
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       03 Jun 2016 #3

    Hello Tone Dialing,

    It sounds like you may want to disable auto arrange in File Explorer to be able to arrange items how you like.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html
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  4.    03 Jun 2016 #4

    Thanks - your Englsih colleague anticipated your reply and it works ..


    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Tone Dialing,

    It sounds like you may want to disable auto arrange in File Explorer to be able to arrange items how you like.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html

    ... just like the one for Win 7
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  5. Posts : 29,301
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       03 Jun 2016 #5

    I'm glad we could help.
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