setting konq default view

Derek Broughton news at
Sat Nov 24 15:58:04 UTC 2007

D. R. Evans wrote:

> I know I have done this in the past, but I can't find my notes anywhere
> :-(
> In konq, how do I configure it so that whenever I use it as a file
> manager, I always get a tree view instead of icons?
> Sorry to ask such a basic question. 

It's not SO basic.  I used konqueror for years, continually frustrated by
this, before finally asking here :-)

> I've looked in all the menus, and 
> I can't find anything that suggests that it will change the default
> view. I tried setting the view to tree view and then saving the
> profile, thinking that surely that would work -- it didn't :-(

I noticed :-(

In the konqueror configuration: File Associations, in the "known types" box,
select inode/directory, and in the Embedding tab, select Tree View

Happy to pass it on...

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