How to enable/disable folders size ToolTips in Windows-7/10/8.1 Explorer?
Here is the solution to enable or disable the folders size Tool-Tips in Windows-7 or Window 8.1!
Folder Size It is really easy to enable the folder size column in the Quad Explorer
, there are also in Windows 7 hidden Microsoft Windows feature to see this important information, as well as server systems, this feature is often used by Windows administrators, but also finds newer home Devices, such as MS Surface Pro and GO more and more followers.
1.) To enable or disable folders size ToolTips in Windows!
(Image-1) Folder Options
To enable or disable folders size ToolTips in Windows-7 Explorer please start the Explorer with keys [Win-Logo]+[E] and then press [Alt]-Key!
menu Windows 7
In the main menu please select
"Tools" and the menu entry "Folder options..." (Screenshot-1)!
In the "Folder options" Dialog click on the "View" tab (Screenshot-2).
And now disable or enable the option
"Display file size information in folder tips" (Screenshot-2)!
See also: ... folders size in a column
But this feature shows not always the correct folders size information at big folders! (See the Screenshot-3)
(Screenshot-2) Windows Seven folder size in tool tips
(Screenshot-3) with and without
folder size tool-tip
In the "Folder options" Dialog, you can also change the follow settings:
[+] Files and Folders
[ ] Always show icons, never thumbnails
[ ] Always show menus
[ ] Display file icon on thumbnails
[ ] Display file size information in folder tips
[ ] Display the full path in the title bar (Classic theme only)
[+] Hidden files and folders
[ ] Don't show hidden files, folders, or drives
[ ] Show hidden files, folders, and drives
[ ] Hide empty drives in the Computer folder
[ ] Hide extensions for known file types
[ ] Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
[ ] Launch folder windows in a separate process
[ ] Restore previous folder windows at logon
[ ] Show drive letters
[ ] Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files in color
[ ] Show pop-up description for folder and desktop items
[ ] Show preview handlers in preview pane
[ ] Use check boxes to select items
[ ] Use Sharing Wizard (Recommended)
[+] When typing into list view
[ ] Automatically type into the Search Box
[ ] Select the typed item in the view
2.) Folder Size in Column of the File-Explorer View!
The folder size will be ignored for sorting. Because of performance problems eg when navigating. i will enable this in next version!
From Vista, there are no extensions for the MS Explorer. On this occasion, I have it now in Q-Dir programmed and integrated. To keep the space: I have used the column "size" for show the folder-size information. And the column "type" for folders and file number for each folder, including subfolders.
(... see Image-2 Point 1 and 2)
| (Image-2) enable / disable folders size in Column in Quad-Explorer!
FAQ 27: Updated on: 24 July 2018 22:13
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