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I have a file that won't appear in sequential order. Any ideas why?

I have a file that won't appear in sequential order. Any ideas why?

katieh1
New member | Level 2

I added a file to a folder and can't get it to appear in sequential order.  I've tried checking all files, then list view, then ascending.  I've tried removing it and putting it back.  The other files I added have all ended up in the right place...but this one file still appears out of order in non-alphabetical and numberical order, at the top of the list, on top of a folder.  Is there a way to fix this?  Thanks in advance for your help!

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Re: files not ordering

katieh1
New member | Level 2

Discovered what the problem was.  A space in front of the file name.  Good to know if you want to move a file to the top of the list...

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Re: files not ordering

Rich
Super User II

What's the name of the file, and its file type? Can you provide a screenshot showing what's happening, being sure to mask any personal information.

Re: files not ordering

katieh1
New member | Level 2

Hi Rich - Thank you for your offer to help.  Unfortunately, I can't show you a screenshot, I'm sorry, as all my files must be kept confidential.  Hopefully, this explanation will suffice.  The folder contains documents names with three capital letters and then a space and then a number, all pdfs.  The folder also contains a subfolder.  

Right now, the files are ordered like this:

ABC 256.pdf

folder

ABC 22.pdf

ABC 23.pdf

etc.

Re: files not ordering

katieh1
New member | Level 2

Discovered what the problem was.  A space in front of the file name.  Good to know if you want to move a file to the top of the list...

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