Which view do you prefer in Windows Explorer?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by ian82, Feb 2, 2014.

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Which view do you prefer in Windows Explorer

  1. Extra Large Icons

    2.4%
  2. Large Icons

    2.4%
  3. Medium Icons

    7.3%
  4. Small Icons

    2.4%
  5. List

    24.4%
  6. Details

    31.7%
  7. I set a different view depending on the type of folder

    29.3%
  1. ian82

    ian82 MDL Expert

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    The default for normal folders is "Details" view but I find it very limited in terms of viewing real estate I have to keep scrolling down to find the files I want.

    I prefer the "List View"

    What does everyone else prefer?
     
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  2. moderate

    moderate MDL Guru

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    If I don't count, that explorer.exe runs as system shell on the background and provides some system windows, I don't use it as File Manager at all.
    ...from times of MS DOS 5 Shell... MS can't create usable file manager....
     
  3. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    details

    and..

    :suicide::suicide::suicide::suicide::suicide:
    :suicide::suicide::suicide::suicide::suicide:
     
  4. Aninvitedsoul

    Aninvitedsoul MDL Senior Member

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    It depends on the type of folders. I change between options cause some times I need to see details like date and time,but hope there were more options.
     
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  5. ian82

    ian82 MDL Expert

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    what do you use/recommend then?
     
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  6. Aninvitedsoul

    Aninvitedsoul MDL Senior Member

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    If you don't mind me asking, why is the Poll ? Do you have another option:a utility or something ? An innocent Question. :bye1:
     
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  7. lievre

    lievre MDL Senior Member

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    :eek:For me small icon are the best way to see everything. :eek:

    Lievre
     
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  8. ian82

    ian82 MDL Expert

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    coz most people I meet I see them on the default details view so I thought of adding a poll to see what the majority prefers :drunk:
     
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  9. Aninvitedsoul

    Aninvitedsoul MDL Senior Member

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    Actually I know that a great deal of users don't know there are option at first place.!! They just hardly surf the web. :surfing:
     
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  10. moderate

    moderate MDL Guru

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    ...since most used operation is copy/move, anything with two panels and FTP client works fine for me.
    I have currently Total Commander v8-01 x64 installed and from the day of Windows installation (and TC installation) I never clicked on FileManager/My Computer icon. :)
     
  11. CorporateRAT

    CorporateRAT MDL Member

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    Does Total Commander work in windows PE?
     
  12. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    x86 yes it does
     
  13. leomate

    leomate MDL Junior Member

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    I like details mode, but i love with bigger icons, remembering me vista beta 1 :)
     
  14. ian82

    ian82 MDL Expert

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    Total commander is so expensive :( costs $50 USD for a license for god's sake :rolleyes:
     
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  15. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    try Q-Dir and let me know how it is lol, its free and I have not tried it yet, but looks cool *(win8.1 compatible too)