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Old 04-15-2008, 01:46 PM
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You probably need to tell it which folders you want to view this way and to remember more of these folder settings.
How can I activate the Filmstrip view for my Windows XP folder?

A. XP includes a new type of view for folders that contain graphics files (e.g., GIF, JPEG, TIFF). This Filmstrip view displays a large version of the selected picture in the top right-hand pane of Windows Explorer and a smaller version of all pictures in the folder in the bottom right-hand pane. To activate this view, you must configure the folder as either a Pictures type or Photo Album type by performing the following steps:
  1. Right-click the folder and select Properties from the context menu.
  2. Select the Customize tab.
  3. Under "Use this folder type as a template:", select either Photo Album or Pictures and click OK.
  4. From the Windows Explorer View menu, select Filmstrip to view the pictures from within the selected folder.
if XP forgets your folder view settings

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