moderated Re: File view messed up

Gudrun Brunot

Hi again Brian: I just went into that directory, alt-v for view arrowed down to “group by” and selected “none.” Mess removed.


Thanks so much.






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From: <> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Friday, March 13, 2020 12:30 PM
Subject: Re: File view messed up


If you're running Windows 10, try the following:

1. Make nothing is highlighted / selected and press the application key to open the context menu or use Shift + F10 if you don't have an application key.

2. Down arrow to, Group by submenu, press enter, now navigate to, None, and press enter.

3. Again make sure nothing is selected, open the context menu and make your  choices in the View & Sort by submenues.


Here is a list of the shortcut keys for changing the type of view:


CTRL + SHIFT + 1 Extra Large icons,
CTRL + SHIFT + 2 Large Icons,
CTRL + SHIFT + 3 Medium Icons,
CTRL + SHIFT + 4 Small Icons,
CTRL + SHIFT + 5 List view,
CTRL + SHIFT + 6 Details view,
CTRL + SHIFT + 7 Tiles view,
CTRL + SHIFT + 8 Content view.


Take care. 
Brian Lee
From: Mr. Ed
Hi Brian,
Do these shortcut keys also work when you are in your folders or documents
to get list or detail view?
Mr. Ed


Brian Lee
Hello Mr. Ed,
Yes.  These shortcut keys can be used instead of going into the contextual
menu when nothing is selected and picking the appropriate item in the View
submenu.  I believe that if you are in the UK the shift key is dropped from
the keystrokes. 
Take care. 
Brian Lee

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----- Original Message -----

Sent: Friday, March 13, 2020 11:34 AM

Subject: File view messed up


Hi gang: I have a file folder that displays with those headers, likea a-h, i-p, etc., at the start and in the middle of the files, and try as I may, I can’t get back to the mormal way of displaying. Any help?






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