Clearing window column settings

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Zoloft
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Clearing window column settings

Post by Zoloft » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:19 pm

Hello there,

I installed the trial of your r-wipe&clean a few days ago, and so far I'm loving it. I only have one question. I like to set custom columns and sizes/locations for windows, and it seems every time RW&C runs it resets these window column options. Which item do I need to uncheck in order to prevent this from happening?

Thanks!

Russell
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Re: Clearing window column settings

Post by Alt » Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:29 am

RW&C doesn't keep column sizes, only those for windows and alike.

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Re: Clearing window column settings

Post by Zoloft » Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:04 pm

Let me give you an example of what I mean.

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Notice in the first image, before RW&C has run, the only column is the "Name" column, the way I like my folders.

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The second image is after RW&C has run, the folder columns have returned to windows default, with "Date Modified" "Type" and "Size" all in addition to the "Name" column.

How do I prevent RW&C from "cleaning" this folder column preference, so even after RW&C runs, I still only have the "Name" column?

Thanks again!

Russell
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Re: Clearing window column settings

Post by Alt » Sat Jul 21, 2012 5:23 am

Do you mean that rw&c changes the column settings in Windows Explorer?

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Re: Clearing window column settings

Post by Zoloft » Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:05 am

Yes, please, that is what I'm trying to avoid.


Thanks!
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Re: Clearing window column settings

Post by Alt » Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:45 am

Most likely you have Stored Explorer View Settings checked in you personal traces section of rw&c. Clear it and your view setting won't be changed.

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Re: Clearing window column settings

Post by Zoloft » Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:24 am

Outstanding! Thank you very much, exactly what I was looking for!
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