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Files arrangement by order

Nigelng8988
New member | Level 2

After uploading files in folder, can I rearranging the files in the order I prefer them to be in?

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Re: Files arrangement by order

Rich
Super User II

@Nigelng8988 wrote:
After uploading files in folder, can I rearranging the files in the order I prefer them to be in?

Like any file system, files are sorted by either file name, date, size, etc. If you want a specific order for your files, sort alphbetically and then rename your files so they appear in the order you wish.

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Nigelng8988
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After we uploaded our HD photos into folder, can we view and have basic editing tools such as what we have on instragram ? We r all using 3rd party photo editor before uploading photos to Dropbox for storing or sharing. This wasted space on our external memory or internal hard disk. Also takes longer time. Why not just upload on Dropbox and edit directly on Dropbox cloud. And also, if audience wish, they can edit or re-edit the filters by themselves upon viewing the shared folder.

Re: Files arrangement by order

Rich
Super User II

@Nigelng8988 wrote:
After uploading files in folder, can I rearranging the files in the order I prefer them to be in?

Like any file system, files are sorted by either file name, date, size, etc. If you want a specific order for your files, sort alphbetically and then rename your files so they appear in the order you wish.

Re: Files arrangement by order

Nigelng8988
New member | Level 2

Thats the thing. If we cannot name it in that specific aplabetic manner,  we cant rearrange them in the order we wish them to be.

Why not allow flexiblity to cater to user's personal reason? Im suggesting to help improve. 

Changing order of files.

BillyWeave
New member | Level 2

I’m new to Dropbox.

I spent hours creating a folder with about 90 files in a certain order.  When I share it with anyone, the order of the files changes. If I follow the link that I sent, they are in the correct order. How can I fix this?

I was also unable to reorder the files because I couldn’t find the reorder button in any drop downs.

I’m using an iPad Pro.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Re: Changing order of files.

Megan
Dropboxer
Hello, @BillyWeave! Thank you for posting today!

Do they see the same result when trying to view the content in an incognito mode on their browser?

Also, how do you share the folder with them? 

Here's how you can sort the files in your account. 

Let me know what you find.

Megan
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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