Re: Can anyone make it all stop?
OK. I was just trying to make sure that the problem was that you had too
many headers and that it was making the file names shift off the screen as a
"Again ... simplicity?" <Againsimplicity@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> No - and I didn't mention anything about how many headers there are - I
> talked about the fact that the entire window automatically moves from one
> side to the other while I am trying to rearrange files in one view, cannot
> adjust header width to MY specifications in another view, and cannot read
> file size or date created in the other somewhat useful view.
> I hate it ... I can't have it in "classic view" because Vista doesn't
> actually GIVE the classic view ... it only offers the new bells-n-whistles
> view that are a HUGE problem for me.
> I want XP again ... if I can't set the folder view options to the way I
> them ... I don't want them.
> "DP" wrote:
>> Not sure if I'm understanding the issue/question. But you know you can
>> windows which column headers to show, right?
>> Is that the issue? Are there too many column headers?
>> "Again ... simplicity?" <Againsimplicity@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
>> message news:00F6BC02-6485-4EFA-AE57-09C7D728E58A@microsoft.com...
>> >I can't tell you how close to tears I come with Vista.
>> > I have a vast number of PDF and Word documents that I must constantly
>> > use -
>> > rearrange - organize - categorize...
>> > If I am using the "Details" view - I can't look at the titles of the
>> > files
>> > the way I WANT TO ... I must either see EVERYTHING as "Size column to
>> > fit"
>> > or
>> > worse, "Szie all columns to fit."
>> > If I am using the "List" view and moving files in my main folder into
>> > (or
>> > out of) several sub folders, the entire list will automatically move
>> > about
>> > when I perform a drag and drop operation, from the folder at the start
>> > of
>> > the
>> > list (where I drop it) to suddenly shifting many columns back to where
>> > I
>> > got
>> > the file from ... OMG I want to scream!
>> > If I use "Small Icons" I can't read the entire title of half of my
>> > files
>> > and
>> > can't read their size or dates.
>> > "Tiles" and "Medium Icons" are just too big ...
>> > Why can't I actually have "classic view" when I try to set up the
>> > windows
>> > with CLASSIC VIEW???
>> > I swear - it's as though someone at Microsoft actually believes that
>> > most
>> > people only play video games and not serious work.
>> > Is there anyway to actually make folders open and function like all of
>> > the
>> > old Windows systems did? These nifty bells and whistles consume so much
>> > of
>> > my
>> > time and I'm close to never coming back to this platform again.