Each folder in PCManFM uses global settings. Is there any option to save settings such as file sorting and view mode in PCManFM for a specific folder?
You can save a folder's settings by opening the folder, and choosing View->Preserve This Folder's Settings.
The settings are going to be saved in
When I was checking the answer, I had to change the setting back to my original setting for all the other folders. The selected folder retained the selected settings.– RexJul 31, 2015 at 0:51
1@Rex you have to restart PCManFM, then will be everything fine.– MichalHAug 9, 2015 at 12:37
1You are correct Mike. I checked it again and that works for me as well.– RexAug 9, 2015 at 19:28
@MichalH, By any chance, is it possible to apply View settings to all folders? Somehow it's always resets to the default one (
Ctrl-1) for me...– A SNov 1, 2019 at 5:01
1@AS: Edit -> Preferences -> Default View (down at bottom) Jan 4, 2021 at 18:14