Color filter for files and folders in Explorer views eg MP3, but how?
You can highlight all file types in the alternative file manager. The solution here in the example is not just for the MP3 file extension!
Color combinations for filtering multiple files are also possible!
Simply via the main menu, Extras, then ... more options .
File types *.xls or *.doc, *.jpg, etc.
Content / Example / Tip:
1.) Color highlighting of MP3 files in Explorer view!
Open the settings via the Main Menu ► Extras ► More Options.
2.) Several different file types highlighted in color!
Multiple filtering or different colors for different file types are also possible.
Here in the example different text documents are chained together and assigned to a common color filter. This is very handy as you save time.
Here is the filter *.dok;*.txt;*.rtf; and in the color pink in this case!
You can always add more text document file extensions that should be highlighted with the same color!
Later, if necessary simply *.dok;* txt;*.rtf;*.odt; if you also want to highlight the Open Document text in the same color.
Note: Use "#" for hidden files, or "#DIR" for the folder.
| (Image-2) Different file types in Different colors in Explorer-View!
3.) If you do not want to use colors of syntax highlighting!
Easily disable it via the main menu:
| (Image-3) Disable Color filter for files and folders in Explorer views!
This screenshot has been snipped under Windows 10. However, you can use this example Color filter for files and folders in Explorer views solution without hesitation for earlier Microsoft's Windows operating systems whether it's a Windows desktop, tablet, Surface Pro / Go, or even a server operating system. It has been tested on all and successfully verified
Color filter for files and folders in Explorer views for: Windows 11, 10 , 8.1, 8, 7: Pro, Home, Enterprise, Basic, Premium, Professional, Starter, Ultimate, Windows-Server 2019, 2016, 2012
FAQ 6: Updated on: 13 July 2021 05:40
Its very easy to change the favorites folder for the alternative file Explorer for Windows 11, 10, etc. Simple, Open the ▼Main Menu ▼Favorites▼Folder.
The solution to start the alternative Explorer Q-Dir for Windows with the last Explorer View settings and Columns plus Window position
The example to Change Column Settings in Q-Dir, Is the same like Windows MS-Explorer 1.Click Choose Details on the View menu
The pictures and posters printing function in Q-Dir is from the system, is available on Windows 10/8.1 and Windows Server OS Select and click
To preview images from each explorer View, you can easily activate the image preview in Q-Dir
Here is the solution how to keep selected object in Explorer View, at back and forward navigation this solution is for Windows 10, 8.1, 7
Favorites and Quick links in the Filemanager Q-Dir, a Favorite is for all for explorer Views and other settings
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|Asked questions on this answer:|
- One thing i miss is to set a color (in my case RED) on compressed files and folders (there are a few of them in Windows by default + mine ofcourse). Is that possible in Q-Dir ? Else i found all my settings for my need.?
- About the use of colors for different types of files: is it possible to create filters based also on file attributes? For example; I work with cloud storage and would like to represent files and folders "online only" and "available offline" with different colors.
- How do I factor in that some files are ZIP, some Jpg, PDF, and many others? I need to add a Type filter "TORRENT" but I don't know how. I'm trying to make ALL filter Types TORRENT reguardless their actual extention a (1) color. Any further questions don't hesitate to contact me.?
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