Problems navigating folders in Live Desktop RRS feed

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  • Really nice way to illustrate your problem! Maybe you could do a brief overview on how to do a similar screencast and the powers that be here could make it a sticky. It's a great way to let people see exactly what the problem you're describing is.
    Monday, July 14, 2008 9:44 PM
  • Hey GuyWithDogs (not your real name I presume :) ),

    Its pretty simple really, install Camtasia (www.camtasia.com) and from there its pretty self-explanatory. You just need some decent screen capture software and Camtasia is generally regarded as the best.

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    Monday, July 14, 2008 10:30 PM
  • Jamie Thomson said:

    Take a look at this video I've done showing Live Desktop: http://jamiethomson.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!550F681DAD532637!5085.entry

    There's some peculiar navigation in Live Desktop:

    • Quite often when I expand or select a folder in the navigation pane then I don't get the expected outcome and the navigation pane kind of "resets" itself
    • The default ordering in the folders isn't based on alphabetic name or last modified time. Notive when I go into a folder called "My weblog posts" all of the items are listed in what seems to be alphabetic order, except that they start at 'L'

    Any comments?


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    Hi Jamie,

    I'm afraid I'm unable to provide any comments other than that both of the issues you highlight are things we're still working on improving.  We have received a lot of feedback on the sorting of files and folders issue especially.  You can be sure that we'll let everyone know when we've resolved that one. :)

    Thanks for all your feedback!

    Tuesday, July 15, 2008 5:25 PM
  • Good stuff. As always, thanks for the reply Ben.
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    Thursday, July 17, 2008 10:06 PM