Forum Question: 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”?
Thanks

— Carlos M

Comments: One Response to “Sorting Desktop Icons”

    7/5/10 @ 5:41 pm

    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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