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Default view while "browsing" for photos

Posted on 2009-07-02
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Looking for a quick solution on how to set the default view settings while "browsing" for files.  Via a web based form I click "browse" and navigate to my pictures folder.  I'm looking to set the default view to show thumbnails every time.  Right now it defaults to list.  Ideas?

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by:mertez
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In the broweser clicl Folder Options/View tab and put a check in "remember each folder's view settings"...

then go the folder with your images and choose the view you prefer. the next time it will be the same

 
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by:andoss
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If you don't store all your photos in the one folder you can open My computer > Right click > View > Thumbnails.
Then Tools > Folder Options > View tab > Apply to All Folders.

This will set every folder on your computer to display thumbnails as default however.
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caperionllc earned 0 total points
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Thanks guys but I did set those options already and it had no effect on the OpenFileDialog settings.  Still defaults to list.

See: http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.platformsdk.shell/browse_thread/thread/f7245b6a7094f9df/2d8708dd2771a549?lnk=raot
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