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File properties in Details view - Windows Explorer.

Last response: in Windows XP
September 30, 2005 4:19:15 AM

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Columns can be set to display chosen properties - but this has do be done for
each folder.
(Select "More" from menu after R-click in column-headers bar, tick and move
required columns).
I have tried to "globalise" such a setting ("Customise" folder) but it doesn't
work even for subfolders.

Extra information entered in Properties such as Title, Summary, is copied to
another drive but the display setting of the folder is not. That has to be
re-set in the copy. It would be nice if the default display could be changed.

It would also be nice if similar information could be added to the properties of

Why is it possible for files to show date created later than date modified?

Grateful for advice. Now using Win-XP-Pro, fully updated.
Yours hopefully, -

Theo Tulley.

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March 13, 2006 2:24:54 PM

Have you tried the following ?

Open Windows Explorer and select the columns you want displayed
Click on Tools
Click on Folder Options
Click on View Tab
Click on "Apply to All Folders"

Worked for me 8)
March 13, 2006 2:26:14 PM

ooops ...... just noticed date of original post :oops: 
April 15, 2006 9:55:37 PM

Hey, it's not as bad as the guy who got laughed at for asking whether to use a P3 800 or an Athlon 750, and what the difference between socket 370 and Slot 1 was. Until people realised that the post was about 5 years ago :wink: