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    How to retain view settings for folders in Finder

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    How to retain view settings for folders in Finder
    With OS 10.7.2., is it possible to make folders open in the Finder with the same view settings as when they were last viewed?

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    How to retain view settings for folders in Finder
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    Yep.

    1. Open a window in the Finder.
    2. Click on the View menu in the menubar.
    3. Select "Show View Options" (last item)
    4. Check the "Always open in (name of view) view"

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    How to retain view settings for folders in Finder

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    How to retain view settings for folders in Finder
    Thanks, I did find that otpion, but it seems one has to do that for every single folder, unless there is some general preference somewhere to open all folders in the same view in which they were last opened, but if so then I haven't found it yet.

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    How to retain view settings for folders in Finder
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    If you use the right click context menu, you'll be able to set folder specific view options. If you change the view from the toolbar, you can change the view for all folders:

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    How to retain view settings for folders in Finder

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    Quote Originally Posted by vansmith View Post
    If you use the right click context menu, you'll be able to set folder specific view options. If you change the view from the toolbar, you can change the view for all folders:

    Screen Shot 2012-02-13 at 9.36.48 AM.jpg
    Thanks, but could you please explain what the context menu is?

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    How to retain view settings for folders in Finder
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    The menu that comes up when you right click.
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