Windows 10: File Explorer folder view

Discus and support File Explorer folder view in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; On a working folder, my desktop File Explorer has "Add Columns" grayed out. Likewise all parent folders up to and including "Documents." If I copy... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by VictorLong, Feb 20, 2020.

  1. File Explorer folder view


    On a working folder, my desktop File Explorer has "Add Columns" grayed out. Likewise all parent folders up to and including "Documents."

    If I copy that same working folder to a thumb drive, then File Explorer on the desktop reading the thumb drive WILL allow me to add columns.
    If I copy the same working folder to my laptop, File Explorer on the laptop WILL allow me to add columns.

    I'm newly upgraded to Windows 10 on both computers.

    How do I make the desktop allow adding columns in File Explorer to a folder that is stored on the desktop itself?

    :)
     
    VictorLong, Feb 20, 2020
    #1

  2. Files remain in original folder after moving them to new folder in file explorer

    Hi,

    The issue that you’ve encountered regarding the File Explorer may be caused by some configuration or files mismatched. To sort out your concern, we suggest that you reset the folder settings from the
    Folder Options. This will reboot the folder’s preferences to its default state and remove any possible software conflict. To do this, you may follow these steps:

    • Click Start, type File Explorer, and press
      Enter
      .
    • On the File Explorer window, click the View tab > Options > Change folder and search options > View.
    • Under the Folder views section, click Reset Folders, and then select
      Yes to confirm.
    • Once you’re done, click OK, and then check if the issue persists.

    Note: This process will remove the list of files that you recently opened.


    Let us know if the suggestion works for you.
     
    Joseph Ban, Feb 20, 2020
    #2
  3. Files & Folders View as medium or large Icons

    To assist you better, we would suggest that you try to follow the steps below:

    • Open File Explorer.
    • Once you are viewing a folder, right click an empty space within the File Explorer window and select View from the dialogue menu, then choose Large or any icon you wanted to use. Alternatively, you can use the following shortcut keys on the keyboard to
      change your View settings:
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 1 Extra Large
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 2 Large icons
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 3 Medium Icons
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 4 Small Icons
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 5 List
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 6 Details
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 7 Tiles
    • CTRL + SHIFT + 8 Content
    3. Once you have the view set, you can make it the default view for

    every folder.

    4. Click Apply, then click OK.

    Update us on the result.
     
    Marivel Man, Feb 20, 2020
    #3
  4. Kreij Win User

    File Explorer folder view

    How to make vista display same icon size for all opened folders in explorer ?

    Some suggestions
     
    Kreij, Feb 20, 2020
    #4
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