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Sorting Desktop Icons

Hi Gary, I’ve been trying to find a way that when I drag or save a file onto my desktop that it will take the next available place on the grip but it always takes a lower place on the desktop grid because I had some files there before, is there a way to permanently make it so that it will always take up the next available spot on the grid even after I delete a file and not “refresh”?

— Carlos M

Comments: One Response to “Sorting Desktop Icons”

    10 years ago

    Well the only options you have are found in the View, Arrange By menu with the Desktop selected. But here’s the trick: hold down the option key when selecting the View menu. Not “Arrange By” is “Keep Arranged By.” So then select Date Modified and that might do what you want.

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