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Windows 7 Explorer quirk (or is it me?)


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#1 junglejim

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Posted 06 April 2014 - 04:32 PM

I do a lot of file management with the Explorer and have come upon a behavior that is puzzling.

 

The first is when I have a folder or disk drive that I need to see what sub-folders are in/on the folder, I click on the small "arrowhead" to the left

of the item in the left window. And what happens? Windows expands that drive/folder and MOVES IT TO THE BOTTOM OF THE LEFT WINDOW

so that you can't see any of the sub-folders in the expanded folder!  Logically, it seems to me that someone expanding a folder means he/she wants

to SEE the sub-folders, not have them hidden off the bottom of the window.  I would like to see Explorer, upon expanding a folder in the left window,

expand the folder and move it to the TOP of the window so that one may see what sub-folders exist in the subject folde.

 

I have done extensive research on this "quirk" and have found no mentions of it and little if any Explorer bugs at all.  I wanted to

see if anyone finds this annoying or is it just me.  Has anyone seen anymention of thsi before?

 

Any comments you may havewould be appreciated.



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#2 OldPhil

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Posted 06 April 2014 - 05:20 PM

Doesn't the file open properly in the right pane?  I am pretty sure I see the same thing you do, what ever you click on in the left opens downward but is in full view in the right pane. 


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