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Adding comment field to folders

By NicorAdmin ·
I followed the instructions for allowing the comments field to display in explorer as listed in the Tech Republic tips article listed below. However, I do not get a "summary" filed on the properties of a folder (files, yes) to allow me to enter in comments. Does anyone know if there is a reg hack or somrthing else that needs to be made to allow this to display for folders?

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WINDOWS 2000 TIPS at TechRepublic


Windows Explorer's Details view displays the Name, Size, Type, and Date
Modified fields. You can click any of these column titles to change the
sort method or sort order of the items displayed in the folder.

However, you might not realize that you can add other columns to the
Details view. Right-click any column, and choose something from the
list to add. Here are some of your options:

* Attributes: Displays the attributes of the folder or file.

* Comments: Displays an optional comment associated with the folder or

* Date Created: Displays the date that someone created the folder or

* Date Accessed: Displays the date that someone last accessed the
folder or file.

You also aren't limited to the columns listed in the shortcut menu.
Right-click a column and choose More, or go to View | Choose Details.
The resulting dialog box lets you choose from several other columns and
change the order in which the columns appear in the window.

Some columns might appear useless because they're always blank.
However, you can add information to many of them.

Right-click a file or folder, and choose Properties. On the Summary
tab, click Advanced. Select the item you want to change, click the text
box in the Value column, and enter the information you want to add.

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