Question about Windows Explorer.

nav2567
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I am looking at my Windows 2008 R2 server.

From Windows Explorer, how do I make the content of a file being displayed at the right side when I highlight a file name?

Thanks.
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ibrahim52Team Leader

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You mean this ?
preview button (highlighted with arrow)
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The content of the file does not display in Windows Explorer. You can use xPlorer2 (zabkat.com) and there is a text and PDF preview (and maybe others).  

xPlorer2 is a very versatile and powerful replacement for Windows Explorer and I have been using it for years
ibrahim52Team Leader

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Generally it should be able to preview all type of files as long as you have software installed to support or execute the content of the file.
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I have already clicked the "show preview pane" button but I still do not see the content when I click files on the left pane.  

The file extension is EML and default to notepad.

Any idea?

Thanks.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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EML is an email file and you cannot preview this. You need to open in the Email application. There has never been a previewer for live email so far as I know.
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@nav2567  - Thanks, and I was happy to help.

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