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Can you help me sort my files?

Explorer | Level 3

Hello

 

I have a question: I have my album (13 songs) uploaded in a file and I want to order them in the way of the album, not by name or date. I have to send the folder with the songs in the right order to a possible Label.

In my folder it worked, but when I send the link to someone the files are ordered automatically by name and not the way I put them in order. Do you have any idea if I can make it work? Thank you so much!!

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Re: Can you help me sort my files?

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Hey there, @SalomeMoana, welcome to the Dropbox Community! 

 

If you send a Shared Link to the folder that contains your songs, the person that opens the link will see the files in alphabetical (actually alphanumeric) order.

 

So what you can do is to Rename your files, by putting a number at the very beginning of the name. 

 

For example, if the file you want to show at the top of the list is named “My song.mp3”, change it to “01 My song.mp3”. 

 

You can try this, and then test it by copying the Shared Link, and pasting it into an incognito/private browser window, to see how it will look. 

 

I hope this helps. Please let me know if there’s something else I can assist with. 

Cheers!


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Re: Can you help me sort my files?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hey there, @SalomeMoana, welcome to the Dropbox Community! 

 

If you send a Shared Link to the folder that contains your songs, the person that opens the link will see the files in alphabetical (actually alphanumeric) order.

 

So what you can do is to Rename your files, by putting a number at the very beginning of the name. 

 

For example, if the file you want to show at the top of the list is named “My song.mp3”, change it to “01 My song.mp3”. 

 

You can try this, and then test it by copying the Shared Link, and pasting it into an incognito/private browser window, to see how it will look. 

 

I hope this helps. Please let me know if there’s something else I can assist with. 

Cheers!


Sanchez
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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Re: Can you help me sort my files?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hey, @SalomeMoana, the above steps are so you can do this when looking at your files in your account online, through a web browser!

 

Thanks


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Explorer | Level 3

Thank you so much @Sanchez! That will work

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Hey, I’m glad to hear that, @SalomeMoana!

 

Thanks for letting me know. If there’s anything else that my team or I can help out with, please just let us know. 

 

Have a great weekend 🙂


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