Windows Folder Question (1 Viewer)

Trezeguet_FC

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Mar 26, 2003
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This is a really retarded question, but something is really pissing me off. Maybe someone here can help:

Anyways, I have music on my computer, and I have lots of folders for the different albums, but how do I make it so that all of these sub-folders in my MP3s folder are set to 'View Details' so that they are all listed and not tile icons. Am I making sense here? And how do I make it so that I can customize my choice for details for all of them at once. For example lets say I only want the names, date modified, bitrate and length, instead of all the other file type and artist crap.

I know how to do this for each individual folder, but I can do this in a fast batch process, where I tell Windows XP to make all the subfolders in Mp3s to look how I want them to look like.

Help would be much appreciated.
 

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gray

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Apr 22, 2003
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#2
When you're in the Properties -> Customize menu, check the little box that says "Apply these settings to all sub-folders" or something like that.

Also, if you're applying general settings like viewing the files in a list, in explorer, click tools -> folder options -> view, and click on "Apply to all folders".
 
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Trezeguet_FC

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Mar 26, 2003
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  • Thread Starter #5
    You like the lists? Yeah they're ok :irritate:

    I prefer to be able to see the file size and modified date of my music/movies so i can get the jist of how big they are, the bigger the better quality. So basically you suck for liking the list feature.

    :D ;)

    Thanks for the help man. You get that gmail account you were looking for ?
     

    Martin

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    Dec 31, 2000
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    #7
    Anyone who doesn't list their files with "details" is a whimp ;)

    Persian, the default Windows way of listing files is imbecile. That's why it takes me 5 minutes everytime I install XP to set those settings right at the start.

    "Oh look at the cute little icons". Dumbasses. :fero::mad:
     
    Jan 7, 2004
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    ++ [ originally posted by Martin ] ++
    Anyone who doesn't list their files with "details" is a whimp ;)

    Persian, the default Windows way of listing files is imbecile. That's why it takes me 5 minutes everytime I install XP to set those settings right at the start.

    "Oh look at the cute little icons". Dumbasses. :fero::mad:

    not everybody is comfortable with that. although i do like the details much better than the list
     

    gray

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    Apr 22, 2003
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    #9
    I only use the list in my football videos directory, because there's no point having details, i'd rather have 4 times the number of files on screen. Everywhere else I go for details

    ++ [ originally posted by Zlatan ] ++
    What up with the avatar Gray? JC wouldnt approve :irritate:
    It's just a joke :)
     

    BigIzz

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    Jul 12, 2002
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    #10
    One time I tried to organize my music collection by putting all the album covers on the front of the folders...Oh boy was that a mistake. Why does Windows make these things so complicated??
     
    Jan 7, 2004
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    ++ [ originally posted by BigIzz ] ++
    One time I tried to organize my music collection by putting all the album covers on the front of the folders...Oh boy was that a mistake. Why does Windows make these things so complicated??
    man you must have been bored.
     

    Martin

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    Dec 31, 2000
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    #12
    ++ [ originally posted by BigIzz ] ++
    One time I tried to organize my music collection by putting all the album covers on the front of the folders...Oh boy was that a mistake. Why does Windows make these things so complicated??
    Because they can ;)
     

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