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How Can I Maintain Folders In Alphabetical Order?

I keep the contents of my folders (which contain other subfolders) sorted in alphabetical in order to find them quickly.
But, if I want to add an item to an existing subfolder (File→Print→save as PDF), all the subfolders are out of order, and I need to search for the one I want. This takes a lot of time if there are many subfolders. How can I maintain the order?
Stan Greenberg

Comments: One Response to “How Can I Maintain Folders In Alphabetical Order?”

    6 years ago

    It depends on what you are looking at when you choose File, Print, Save As PDF. This gives you a File Save dialog box, but that could be showing you any number of things. (I'm going to assume you are using Mojave).

    First, if all you see is a small box with Save As, Tags and Where at the top, then click the little reveal arrow to the right of Where to open up the full File Save dialog.

    Now you can see what looks like a Finder window. You can click on the button at the top left next to the back/forward arrows to change between icon, list or column view. In List view, you can click on the column headings to sort. So you can click on Name to sort by name. Click again to sort in the opposite direction.

    Notice that the same button also have Group By options, so you want to check to make sure you are set to None if you want to sort by name without any grouping.

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