1.    14 Aug 2017 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 54
    Windows 10 Pro

    When I use "Save As", my Libraries folder is missing


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    When I save a file using "Save As", the list of folders does not show the "Libraries" folder (or any of its subfolders, such as Documents, Music...)

    When I open File Explorer, I can see the following top-level folders:
    • Libraries
    • OneDrive
    • This PC
    • Network


    But when I use "Save As" to save a file, the "Libraries" folder is missing. I need to use:
    This PC > MyData (E) > Documents

    (All my data is on the "E" drive, using standard Windows tools.)

    I would be grateful for advice on how to restore my "Libraries" folder to the topmost position in the folder list.


    Thanks.
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  2.    14 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,172
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello OldGrantonian,

    Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing what you see in the "Save As" dialog to help determine what method to add Libraries may be best.

    For now, are you able to add Libraries using an option in the tutorial below?

    Hide or Show Libraries in Navigation Pane in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
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  3.    15 Aug 2017 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 54
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

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    Hi Brink,

    Thanks for your response.

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    For now, are you able to add Libraries using an option in the tutorial below?
    Hide or Show Libraries in Navigation Pane in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials


    I was able to add Libraries using your method of right-click in empty space followed by "Show libraries". Thanks for that suggestion

    I have one follow-up question: How can I now move Libraries to the top of the left pane?

    Thanks.
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  4.    15 Aug 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,172
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    You're most welcome.

    You could use the method in the tutorial below to move Libraries above This PC to help.

    Move Libraries Above This PC in Navigation Pane in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

    If you don't want OneDrive or Quick access in the navigation pane, you could remove them to then have Libraries on top.

    Remove Quick access from Navigation Pane in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

    Add or Remove OneDrive from Navigation Pane in Windows 10 Windows 10 General Tips Tutorials
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  5.    17 Aug 2017 #5
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 54
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    You could use the method in the tutorial below to move Libraries above This PC to help.

    Move Libraries Above This PC in Navigation Pane in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

    Thanks Brink. Your tutorial worked fine (as always)


    New subject: Congrats on your new tutorial spreadsheet. If I had known about it, I probably wouldn't have submitted my OP. I think your excellent tutorials are referenced by every other Windows forum on the planet
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  6.    17 Aug 2017 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,172
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    I'm glad it could help. Questions are always welcomed.
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