I'll try to give a general example.
I have the following folder structure somewhere on my local user directory:
Root_Folder ├── Icon_Folder │ ├── file1 │ └── file6 └── Column_Folder ├── file10 ├── file11 └── file12
How can I force Finder to open the
Column_Folder/ in column view while forcing the
Icon_Folder/ (and other possible folders) to be viewed in icon view?
Sounds trivial, yes, but here's where I have problems:
Icon_Folder/, change its view to icon view, press ⌘ cmd + J and tick "Always open in icon view" — presto! it works.
Then I open
Column_Folder/, change its view to column view, double–check the Finder window's title bar reads "Column_Folder", open view options again — but wait! Finder wants to change the view settings for
NB: I know it specifically wants to change Desktop's view settings because that is where the
Root_Folder/ is. If I move the
~/, Finder would like to change, while in column view, the view settings for my home directory and so on…
I'd rather like to know a GUI answer, but if it is much easier via command line, it's OK by me.
All in all, the question boils down to: How do I open the active folder's view settings in Finder while browsing in column view?