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Friday, August 27, 2010

Short tip for enabling check boxes on Windows 7

When you are selecting multiple items on Windows 7 it could be difficult to keep pressed the Ctrl-Key and clicking in each items (if you are selecting multiple non-secuential items that is), and what happens when you click somewhere else ? You deselect your already selected items.

Selecting files
Windows 7 has an alternative for this, and one that helps a lot.

Enabling Check Boxes to select items.

  1. Click the Start button
  2. Type Folder Options and hit enter
  3. Go to the View tab
  4. Search near the bottom of the Advanced settings area for Use check boxes to select items and enable it.

And thats it !

Check boxes on files

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