Contains buttons that enable you to quickly switch between thumbnail and detail views for the items displayed in the current folder. File Explorer drop-down menus are available for each subfolder in the Address bar. How did Microsoft determine its users needed this information once per week? It is useful for any folder. Creating a shortcut enables you to quickly and easily get to any folder you use frequently. It's not just about how quickly a folder opens but also the amount of network traffic generated, the additional workload on fileservers and all the other aspects that potentially go into doing work that is usually unnecessary.
Run this file, then click on Install. Zone information is not too valuable but not entirely useless either. Viewing Folders at the Same Level as Your Current Folder To view the folders at the same level as the current folder, click on the right-pointing arrow to the left of that folder listing in the Address bar. It does not show: 2. Click on an item to view the details of that item in the Details Pane. This allows the settings on this dialog box to be applied to File Explorer when you select them. You have sharp attention to detail, unfortunately the latest iterations of windows no longer cater to power users and are on the path to decrease options and customizations so as to make it simple for the average user.
In Windows 7, again three features were removed: - Free disk space on any volume at the current location - Computer zone - Total size of selected files not total size of all files, but selected files Classic Shell fixed it again. Select more than 100 files and the status bar doesn't show size any more. This is the status bar from Windows 7 with Classic Shell installed. It would be very re-assuring if someone from the shell team would take notice of this and fix the status bar by Windows 8 beta to show all of this useful information. Now it's just in the way.
Tooltip information of single selected file Even for 5, it only shows sizes up to 99 files. Viewing Previously Visited Folders in the Address Bar To view folders you've been to previously, you can do any of the following: Click on the Forward or Back buttons. They can of course disable the reporting of free disk space on dynamic disks, yet keep it on a regular basic volumes. I honestly can't think of a single real-world scenario in which the number of things selected is terribly important. And if I may just say, why do we continuously have discussions with them on why removed features were needed and were useful? Given that you still have it available on the tooltip anyway, is it really a major loss? Disable Status Bar in Windows 10 File Explorer with a Registry tweak Here is how it can be done. I would like to know : Is there a way to customize Windows 10 folder view? Details Lists and shows information about your files and folders. To hide a folder's subfolders, click on the down-pointing triangle of that folder so that the subfolders will no longer be displayed.
Similarly you can get odd results when dealing with things like Roaming Profiles and Redirected Folders. Note: Windows 10 searches in your current folder. In Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703, this dialog has been removed. In Windows 7, the Devices and drives list was called Computer and that list was separated into groups, such as Hard Disk Drives, Devices with Removable Storage, and Network Location. Likewise, I'd love to know if there's an alternative to Windows Photo Viewer that will show the dimensions of the file it's displaying.
Changing How Your Files and Folders are Displayed You can change how your folder and file icons look, as well as display different information about them. You'll now be able to open the folder at any time from the Quick access area: Searching for Files As with Windows 7, Windows 10 comes with a powerful search capability. Having just upgraded to desktop Windows 10 from Windows 7, the inability to choose what information appears in the status bar is infuriating. Again it's about the speed of your workflow. The Vista size mis-reporting bug and Windows 7 refresh bug still exist in these versions of Windows even with the latest service packs applied.
If you currently have File Explorer open, then close and reopen or navigate to another folder to apply. I'll show you four different ways of getting that information. Once they were seperated and with good reason , it no longer served much of a purpose. The frequently used folders are removed from the Quick access list. I prefer the W7 Windows Explorer display layout too you can view the Details pane and Preview panes at the same time.
Ctrl+A to quickly see the size doesn't work as it doesn't show the size even if a single subfolder is selected, so I have to specifically exclude folders from the selection. But how did prior versions survive while still including it and not causing any noticeable Explorer slowdowns which made Explorer unusable. Tooltip information of single selected file Again, I'd assume this was largely driven by the trade-off between the real cost of obtaining that information against how often it's what you're looking for. Some examples of users asking about the status bar: 1. Just turn it off then. As you type your search text, Windows automatically displays in the file and folder list area any iitems that match your search criteria.