In windows explorer (if possible) display files in a single folder in order of a match score

In excel ws column A there is a list of file names from a SINGLE known folder.
In col B, there is a single numerical match score, for the match of the text contents of each file to a set of search terms.

Working in vba, I want to display the files in Windows Explorer (for preference) in match score order, and preferably display  match scores against file names in the Explorer search report window.

If not Windows explorer, then an application that can be called from an excel vba function.
If possible I'd like 'click-selected' files in the output list of matching files to be previewed in a thumbnail pane (as in windows explorer)

- windows 7 OS

If there is a solution that includes searching and matching functions, then that could be ideal.
Text file size <500 characters exl spaces
Search terms (words/phrases) upto 10

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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Windows Explorer knows nothing about your match scores and neither will any other program unless you have a way to 'tell them'.  It is most likely that you will have to write your own application to do that.
Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Maybe you could create a copy of the file with the score included in the file name; Explorer will then be able to sort on it.

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Kelvin4Author Commented:
Rob: yes! I was just working on putting the copy files with concatenated file names into a temporary folder when your comment came in (as very welcome encouragement).  Then I'd point Windows explorer at the temporary folder:

Dim temp_folder As String
    temp_folder = "C:\winExpl_Tgt"
    Call Shell("explorer.exe " & temp_folder, vbNormalFocus)


Kelvin4Author Commented:
Thank you for speedy support
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