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Are you saying this sorting order doesn't make sense to you, and you'd prefer a strict lexicographical order, i.e.
Posted Jan 29, 2013 18:49 UTC (Tue) by Tara_Li (subscriber, #26706)
Posted Jan 30, 2013 16:56 UTC (Wed) by Wol (guest, #4433)
That's the order I *want*. Except the order I *get* thinks that October comes before January ...
Just because the computer thinks that A is not a number, doesn't mean I'm not counting in hex...
Posted Jan 31, 2013 4:01 UTC (Thu) by mathstuf (subscriber, #69389)
I certainly don't want a file browser sitting there for 5 minutes trying to figure out that I format filenames by "%Y%b%0d, %a, %H%M%S - description" for some directory and sort accordingly if I can just give it that information.
File sort order
Posted Jan 29, 2013 21:19 UTC (Tue) by dskoll (subscriber, #1630)
(Re sorting slide19.png before slide2.png)
It should give you the option.
I tend to live in the terminal and not use file browsers, but I think a canonical sorting order used by all File Open dialogs, file browsers, and the like should be observed. It should be a desktop setting that all clients obey.
Posted Jan 30, 2013 0:48 UTC (Wed) by Company (guest, #57006)
Posted Jan 30, 2013 3:14 UTC (Wed) by dskoll (subscriber, #1630)
The KDE solution to all of life's problems: Give users an option!
And a very good solution it is, too. Much better than the GNOME solution which is "Don't give users any options."
Posted Jan 30, 2013 3:44 UTC (Wed) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Jan 30, 2013 7:14 UTC (Wed) by callegar (guest, #16148)
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