1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10
       25 Sep 2016 #1

    Navigation Pane


    Can anyone tell me how to get the folders in the navigation pane of file explorer to expand to show the sub folders. If I right click the folder, 'Expand' is greyed out. This has only happened since the AU.
    Thank you
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,444
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       25 Sep 2016 #2

    Hello John,

    You might see if an option in the tutorial below may be able to turn on expand to current folder in the navigation pane for you. It's the same in Windows 10.

    Navigation Pane - On or Off
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10
       26 Sep 2016 #3

    Hi Brink
    Thank you for your reply, but non of that works in W10. There are similar options available in the view section of folder options but they do not expand the the subfolders, only the ones in 'my pc'.
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  4. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 13
    Windows 10
       26 Sep 2016 #4

    Le
    john3650 said: View Post
    Can anyone tell me how to get the folders in the navigation pane of file explorer to expand to show the sub folders. If I right click the folder, 'Expand' is greyed out. This has only happened since the AU.
    Thank you
    Left click?
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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10
       26 Sep 2016 #5

    Left click opens folder. Right click gives the option to expand, but it is greyed out.
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  6. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,564
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       26 Sep 2016 #6

    Hi, would you care to share a screenshot?
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    Folders expand if I click the > in the navigation pane. In this example, Expand is greyed out 'cos there are no sub-folders.

    Check this option:
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  7. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10
       26 Sep 2016 #7

    Problem now solved. Thank you for your help
    John
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  8. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,564
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       26 Sep 2016 #8

    Good new - thanks for letting us know
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