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Can I sort my files in any other way except alphabetical?

Can I sort my files in any other way except alphabetical?

ernie w.1
Explorer | Level 3

how can i prevent db from sorting everything into alphabetical order, i want to share lists in the order that i put them in NOT aphabetical

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Re: alphabetical sorting

Heli_Guy
Collaborator | Level 8

A simple way of doing that is to prefix the file names with track number, for example:

01 - The First Song.mp3

02 - The Second Song.mp3

03 - The Third Song.mp3

04 - The Fourth Song.mp3

etc...

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Re: alphabetical sorting

Heli_Guy
Collaborator | Level 8

Can you be more specific?

Is this on the web page or on the computer?

Sharing files shares a bunch of files. The sorting order should not make a difference one way or the other.

If you could further detail your problem it would help understand your issue.

Re: alphabetical sorting

ernie w.1
Explorer | Level 3

Thanks for the quick reply

i want to share a list of songs in gig order not alphabetically but in the order they are to be played ..db always puts them in this order although i dont enter them in that way 

Re: alphabetical sorting

Heli_Guy
Collaborator | Level 8

A simple way of doing that is to prefix the file names with track number, for example:

01 - The First Song.mp3

02 - The Second Song.mp3

03 - The Third Song.mp3

04 - The Fourth Song.mp3

etc...

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Re: alphabetical sorting

ernie w.1
Explorer | Level 3

as simple as that ..would never had thought of it thanks very much

Re: alphabetical sorting

stevied234
Explorer | Level 3

Guy was right. Go to Internet Explorer and rename your file as A1–the first song, A2–The second song, etc. Then reload them into dropbox. I am unsure as to whether you can rename right in dropbox, but i doubt it. I like starting with the letter A because if there are more than nine songs in a set, then you can go to B–10, B–11, etc.

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