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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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5.5. Customize a Media Folder by Applying a Template

You can customize a folder according to the type of media it contains, giving you easier access to some of the Windows 7 features related to that type of media.

Windows 7 is designed to make certain features and tasks available only when it makes sense. This means that the interface changes depending on what type of file, folder, or other object you are working with. For example, consider the toolbar, which appears below the address bar in any folder window. The toolbar displays a collection of links that run tasks related to the folder or to any selected file within the folder.

For example, when you open the Pictures library, the toolbar includes a command named Slide Show. Similarly, if ...

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