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Most recent submissions by user "bdodson"

Registered since: November 26, 2008

21 +25/-4 votes

Column View for Explorer

Submitted by bdodson on December 3, 2008 to Aesthetics, Usability

Not exactly a problem, more of a suggestion:
Windows Explorer is great, but I would love to be able to switch into a horizontally expanding column view like in OS X. This would be especially useful for navigating the deep folder heirarchies that (more...)

Create a mode for the explorer windows to expand the folder hierarchies horizontally.
This makes better use of a widescreen monitor rather than cramming the details into the navigation pane.
OS X's column view for Finder is an idea (more...)

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Medium

Not fixed

(8 comments)

29 +31/-2 votes

Start Menu search items don't sort by relevance

Submitted by bdodson on November 26, 2008 to Annoyance, Usability

When I search in the start menu, the items don't seem to sort by relevance.
In particular, I've been using Windows Key + i + Enter to open Internet Explorer since XP. It works great in Vista and Server 2k8 after I train them to put IE (more...)

Sort the search results by relevance, or provide some way for me to push a certain result to the top.
The start menu search should also show a lot more results, since it's not even using most of the space.
I suspect that this is all (more...)

Medium

High

Not fixed

(3 comments)

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