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Setting files so they appear in alphabetical order (2 posts)
- Started 12 years ago by DoverPost
- Latest reply 12 years ago from Jim Matthews
Mac os x, and 9, can t figure out how to make files appeare in the menu in alphabetical oreder.
Jim Matthews Administrator
Clicking on the title of the "Name" column will sort the file list by name. On OS X you can click again to reverse the sort order. Also, there are two options in the Misc. section of Preferences that affect sorting: "Use case-sensitive sorting" sorts all the files that start with an upper case letter separately from the ones that start with a lower case letter, and "Use folders first sorting" sorts all the folders together at the top of the list.
I should also note that Fetch's sorting is not strictly alphabetical. Like the file name sorting in the Finder, it treats numbers in a file name numerically. So "file9.txt" sorts before "file10.txt", even though "1" comes before "9" alphabetically, because 9 comes before 10 numerically.
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