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How can I sort alphabetically in my Finder, while keeping folders on top?

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I work on a MacBook Air, and access my Dropbox files through Finder. I would like for my Files and Folders to be sorted alphabetically, with Folders at the top. Using the "Sort By" feature, I'm given options to sort by "Name" or "Kind". When I select "Kind" it alphabetizes the folders, but not the additional files. Is there a way to have the additional files alphabetized as well? 

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Re: Sort By....

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Hey @cswhite, I hope you're well today!

Since you're sorting the files from your Finder window, you should be able to sort alphabetically by Name and then choose to keep folders at the top of the list by:

  1. Opening Finder.
  2. Choose to sort by "Name".
  3. Click "Finder" from the menu bar.
  4. Choose "Preferences" from the menu.
  5. From the "Advanced" tab, check the option "Keep folders on top"

Let me know if this helps!


Daphne
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