How to color code files in windows explorer

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How to color code files in windows explorer
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Windows Explorer is a file manager application included with the Windows operating system. The application provides a graphical interface to access files and folders on a computer. If you have a lot of folders on your computer, navigation can become cumbersome. Folder Maker is an application available for free that allows you to colour code your folders for easy navigation and sorting.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Folder Maker (freeware)

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Download and install Folder Maker (see Resources).

  2. 2

    Right-click the file or folder you would like to colour code.

  3. 3

    Click "Mark Folder" from the drop-down menu.

  4. 4

    Click "Colors" and then choose the colour of your choice from the drop-down menu.

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