Inserting Pictures in Home Publishing

[ad]Dear Computer Lady,

I have been using MS HomePublishing for many years with excellent results, but when I go to;

Add something;
Picture from another source;
My computer,

the folders come up in alphabetical order yet when I open a sub-folder (seems to be only the “My Pictures” folder) all those sub-folders are scrambled which requires much time to find the particular sub-folder I need.

Opening the sub-folders of “My Pictures”, all is OK.

Every folder in the W7 libraries are properly shown.

I hope I have written this difficulty in such a way you understand it and help me overcome this terrible time consuming dilemma.

Thanks, Charlie

Dear Charlie,

It sounds like the folders are being sorted by something other than file name.

Fortunately, the solution is as easy as clicking on the header of the column you want to sort the folder by.

If you want them to be sorted in alphabetical order, just click on the word, “Name” at the top of the column.

If you want the sorted by the date taken, click on the word, “Date” at the top of the column.

If you don’t have a view with columns, just change the view by clicking on the “View” options in the upper-right of your window.



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