Alphabetically arrange folder thumbnails?

  1. Posts : 370
    Windows 10

    Alphabetically arrange folder thumbnails?

    Anyone know of a setting/hack/freeware that will alphabetically arrange the folder thumbnails displayed on clickiing the FE icon?

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    I think they are currently arranged by order of opening. Sometimes I have 15-20 open and quickly locating the one I need can be tricky. Especially if similar names are not fully visible, e.g. USA2016 GPX, USA2016 Photos, etc.

    Terry, East Grinstead, UK
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  2. Posts : 370
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    In case anyone else ends up here with a similar requirement:

    A reply in one of the newsgroups to which I simultaneously posted led me to Taskbar Tweaker" ( That also has a Taskbar Inspector with a Sort group items option. After applying that setting the pop-up folder thumbnails are sorted alphabetically. But as soon as another folder is opened (which I do frequently) it gets placed on the extreme right.

    So far I don't see a way to make the re-sort automatic. As a last resort I should be able to write a macro to open Task Inspector and simulate the couple of mouse clicks, but ...

    Terry, East Grinstead, UK
      My Computer


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