Setting default sorting options for folders? Solved

  1.    15 Feb 2017 #1

    Setting default sorting options for folders?


    Is there a way to set a default sorting method for files in folders (by sorting I mean whether files in folders are sorted by date, name or whatever)?

    When I change the settings through the right click menu it only applies to the folder I'm in at the moment.
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       15 Feb 2017 #2

    Hello Alfred, :)

    You could use the method in the tutorial below to apply a folder view to all folders.

    Folder View - Set a Default for all Folders in Windows 10
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  3.    16 Feb 2017 #3

    Thanks!

    Actually, to accomplish what I need its necessary to combine that tutorial with this

    Folder View - 'Apply to Folders' in Windows 10

    but I was able to find it through your link.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18290
       16 Feb 2017 #4



    Yep, that's part of the tutorial I posted. I just linked it in the tutorial to save space to not have to repeat the same steps in it.
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