Can’t save or select a view on a Mac folder?

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Finder: A Messy Folder: Apple Support Communities.  Then you will want to follow baltwo’s advice. Nicely done! I rarely have had to delete DS store files, but I can see how it is useful here.

Those settings are stored in the hidden .DS_Store file that’s created the first time you open a folder. If the problem returns, delete it, and reset the view options. Details on showing hidden files are revealed by a google search for unhide files mac.