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How could one sort folders by creation date?

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How could one sort folders by creation date? This does not work obviously:
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Re: How could one sort folders by creation date?

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Elk wrote: Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:42 pm How could one sort folders by creation date? This does not work obviously?
In the browser View > Sort by... > Created date ... :wink:
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Thank you. Does not work here. Did you see my screenshot?
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Elk wrote: Thu Nov 11, 2021 8:13 pm Thank you. Does not work here. Did you see my screenshot?
I 'saw' it but I didn't 'look' at it!

Are you using the latest 0.99.1?

I rarely use the browser, but I'm surprised that you can sort by both 'Created date' and 'Name', maybe I need to think about that, sort order within a sort, maybe.

I don't think I can help any more, maybe michel038 can?
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Re: How could one sort folders by creation date?

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I 'saw' it but I didn't 'look' at it!
Sounds very strange. But I am glad you read the text.

Yes yes, latest.
I rarely use the browser, but I'm surprised that you can sort by both 'Created date' and 'Name', maybe I need to think about that, sort order within a sort, maybe.
Or only active / working when ordered by "Name" (e.g. not by date).

Many thanks anyway!
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Re: How could one sort folders by creation date?

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Elk wrote: Thu Nov 11, 2021 8:34 pm
I rarely use the browser, but I'm surprised that you can sort by both 'Created date' and 'Name', maybe I need to think about that, sort order within a sort, maybe.
Or only active / working when ordered by "Name" (e.g. not by date).
I would have thought, thinking a little more, that it would require a way to indicate the priority, which sort is applied first.
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Yes, may be, who knows.

I just found out that folders cannot be sorted at all obviously. May be there is an option to activate that sorting.
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Re: How could one sort folders by creation date?

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Elk wrote: Thu Nov 11, 2021 8:53 pm I just found out that folders cannot be sorted at all obviously.
Wieso? 'sorted at all obviously' = 'not clear how' or 'sorted at all, obviously' = 'clearly impossible' ?

Folders sort easily in my browser.
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Re: How could one sort folders by creation date?

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Keine Ahnung. Ändern eben einfach nicht ihre Reihenfolge, egal, was ich bei den Sortieroptionen anklicke, falls ich das alles richtig erkenne.

Könntest Du das nochmal erklären(?): Wieso? 'sorted at all obviously' = 'not clear how' or 'sorted at all, obviously' = 'clearly impossible' ?
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Elk wrote: Thu Nov 11, 2021 9:32 pm Keine Ahnung. Ändern eben einfach nicht ihre Reihenfolge, egal, was ich bei den Sortieroptionen anklicke, falls ich das alles richtig erkenne.
I don't know why it works for me (if I understand correctly) and not for you...

Könntest Du das nochmal erklären(?): Wieso? 'sorted at all obviously' = 'not clear how' or 'sorted at all, obviously' = 'clearly impossible' ?
English is my Muttersprache, and what you wrote to me had two possible meanings...

I think you should try to define 'steps to reproduce' the bug you think you see, and then file a bug report separately.
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Re: How could one sort folders by creation date?

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Settings > (Browser) File list > Folders always sorted alphabetically ?
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Re: How could one sort folders by creation date?

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michel038 wrote: Thu Nov 11, 2021 10:42 pm Settings > (Browser) File list > Folders always sorted alphabetically ?
Thank you, not checked for me with default setting, maybe checked for Elk?
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I don't know why it works for me (if I understand correctly) and not for you...
Yes, cannot find a way here to make it work (and it should not be that difficult, I assume).

Ah, Muttersprachen, I hope I generally do not explain the opposite of what I mean. That would explain a lot.
Settings > (Browser) File list > Folders always sorted alphabetically ?
Sorry, I cannot even find it...ah, found it (easily like sorting folders)....yes, it works now, thank you. Is it activated by default?
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Re: How could one sort folders by creation date?

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Elk wrote: Fri Nov 12, 2021 7:34 am
Settings > (Browser) File list > Folders always sorted alphabetically ?
Sorry, I cannot even find it...ah, found it (easily like sorting folders)....yes, it works now, thank you. Is it activated by default?
I assume that is the default as I have never changed, or even seen that setting before.
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So activated by default? I suppose, deactivated by default since the sorting already worked with you?