• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 300
  • Last Modified:

File Custom Properties

I would like to know how to view a files "Custom Properties" in Windows Explorer detail view.

So in Windows Explorer in detail view you have the standard columns Name, Size, Type, Date Modified.  I would then like to see a new column that shows the custom Property of the file if it has one.
0
nutnut
Asked:
nutnut
  • 2
1 Solution
 
madzantaCommented:
If you switch to detailed view (View -> Details) then you can right click in the column "Name" for example. Then click "more" which is in the bottom of the drop down list. Now you can choose between alot of different columns, like author, attributes, status etc...

I think its what your looking for? Hope it helps.
0
 
madzantaCommented:
You can also go directly to explorer -> view -> Choose details
0
 
nutnutAuthor Commented:
Thanks but this is not what I am looking for, I need to display a custom property that I have set up.

If you create say and excel file, right click, Properties, Custom, Add say "MyTest", I need to see "MyTest" as a Column header in Windows Exploerer

Thanks
0
 
questionCommented:
hi nutnut

This requires a better knowledge to implement what you are asking as this is by default not out of the box.
  Please see the below link to see the same how this can be done.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb776831(VS.85).aspx
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now