In OS X the view options for a specific window instance are inherited from the first opened folder, which usually is the user's home folder. This means that if you have the home folder in a specific view such as icon or list, then regardless of what you have set the subfolders to be, as long as they are opened in the same window frame you will see them displayed in the current icon or list view.
Printing the contents of a folder in OS X currently still requires either third-party software or workarounds using TextEdit or the Terminal. Here are some ways to go about doing this.
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