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My Windows 7 Desktop Background Pictures Folder

by zlzpqx / September 17, 2012 4:50 PM PDT

I have Windows 7 O/S, and I have created a slideshow in the non-shuffle mode for my desktop background, where the pictures of course appear in the sequence in which I had put them in a certain pictures folder.

Is there a facility for rearranging the sequence of the pictures in my above folder so that the slideshow would then correspond to a new rearranged order? I did not find such a facility.

Thank you very much.

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Rs: pictures
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 17, 2012 4:57 PM PDT

Try to make a new pictures folder, put the pictures in it in the new sequence, and use that in stead of the old one. What happens?


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Thanks, Kees
by zlzpqx / September 18, 2012 1:11 AM PDT
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Thanks, Kees.

The method which you suggested certainly works.

It surprised me a bit, however, that the system designers who had created the Pictures folder facility had not thought of including a facility whereby a user could right click on a picture and obtain a "move" option, and then click in a space between two pictures in the picture sequence in THAT FOLDER ITSELF where the picture to be moved would move!

On the other hand, I am often simply amazed at the thousands of facilities which the brigade of designers of whichever O/S think of and then implement in a coordinate manner. Collective human genius is incredible.

Thanks again for your usual prompt help.


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My Windows 7 Desktop Background Pictures Folder
by kehar_bimlesh / September 18, 2012 8:51 PM PDT

If you want that pictures come according to your sequence then you need to rename each and every picture file by doing this your got a new arranged order of your pictures in your folder and then they automatically view in the sequence as you want.

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