Folder Views in Vista

Beetnik

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In Documents I have various folders. One folder 'Business' contains various documents and spreadsheets. The folder views are, however, those relating to media. So I can 'rate' my documents and I can try and 'slideshow' them but I can't get a view showing details.

I've tried making a new folder and transferring everything across - same happens. I've tried copying an existing folder which has normal views, deleting everything from it and transferring stuff over from the rogue folder but I end up with the same result.

I've not got much hair left - can anyone suggest how I keep what remains ( and no, buy a Mac is not an option)
 

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Depends on which view you start with, try VIEWS menu, or Organize, folders and view.....

Failing that, do a search in HELP as I think that is much better these days with such questions.

Let me know if this sorts it.
 
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Sorted - Right click folder/Properties/Customise & Use this folder type as a template... Documents

but maddening nonetheless.

1. Copied existing documents folder and removed almost everything - views OK.
2. Copied contents of offending folder to above - views OK.
3. Delete odd files from 1. View reverts to 'media'.
 

wallingd

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Yes I'm always having to change my views.

Set it how you want ti first obviously then try:

* Tools menu
* Folder options
* View tab
* Click "apply to folders"

See how tht búggers things up.
 

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