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  1. Show local disk C: as "expandable and collapsible" On navigation pane in file explorer in...


    Hey! I'd like to display my local disk C: as an "expandable and collapsible" drive on the navigation pane in file explorer in Windows 10.

    Is this possible?


    Show local disk C: as "expandable and collapsible" On navigation pane in file explorer in... 3579a04b-62d1-481a-8685-e32074fc7cce?upload=true.jpg

    :)
     
    jeff-brown, Mar 27, 2020
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  2. Junaid_A Win User

    Open / Save as dialog boxes - choose whether to expand or collapse as default

    Hi,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    I understand that you would like to have a collapsed view of the items on the navigation pane of the File Explorer while saving a file. To do this, I would suggest you to try the steps listed below and see if it works.



    • Open File Explorer
      and click on the View tab.
    • Click on the drop down next to
      Navigation Pane and uncheck Show all folders.
    • Exit File Explorer
      and try saving a file now.


    Regards,
     
    Junaid_A, Mar 27, 2020
    #2
  3. Windows 10 File Explorer navigation pane automatically expands/collapses folder tree

    I have recently come to Windows 10 from Windows 7 (and Classic Shell). I am not an IT professional, nor enthusiast, but I know my way around a PC.

    When I click on a folder in the file explorer navigation pane tree, it automatically expands the folder in the tree. It also automatically collapses the previous folder I had selected. This drives me nuts, as I am used to deciding for myself when to expand
    and collapse the tree.

    How do I make it:

    - just show the folder contents in the right pane when I select a folder in the tree

    - only expand the folder when I tell it to

    - leave expanded folders expanded when I select a different folder in the tree

    (in other words, behave like Windows Explorer)?

    PS - I will start throwing things at anyone who mentions the "Expand to current folder" setting, as this is not the answer.
     
    skeletonbob, Mar 27, 2020
    #3
  4. Show local disk C: as "expandable and collapsible" On navigation pane in file explorer in...

    Expand File Explorer Navigation Pane

    Now and then I want to view the full folder tree in Navigation Pane of File Explorer. There are some options to keep the folder tree open, but most of the time they are a pain in the butt. When I do want the tree visible, I have to go to the root disk
    and open each parent folder independently (generally at least half a dozen). Is there a quick way to ask window to open the tree, only when I want it shown?

    I know there is an option to show all folders, but this makes the navigation pane un-navigable and useless

    Folder Options / View Tab / Navigation pane/ Show all folders

    Another option is better, but becomes a nuisance when used all the time.

    Folder Options / View Tab / Navigation pane/ Expand to open folder

    The handiest would be a right-click option to "Expand Folder Tree".
     
    MadDoctor61, Mar 27, 2020
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