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Is there a way to display folders as an alphabetical list?

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...whether ascending or descending?

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Hello Dropbox forum members!

New to Dropbox and am  stuck with attempting to figure out how to arrange folders  where I can look for/find a folder by its alphabetical first letter. 

Below is a snippet of how my folders currently look .

DropBox_query.JPGHow to organise alphabetically?

Do you know the steps to arrange folders descending or ascending alphabetically?

If there isn't, is there a workaround do you know?

If no workaround, is there a suggestion thread here to add this query for future Dropbox versions?

Thanks

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Re: Is there a way to display folders as an alphabetical list?

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Hey there @Learning1234 - happy Monday!

Based on your screenshot I'd say you're using an Android device - correct me if I'm wrong please. 

If that's the case, to sort your files on your Android device: 
1. Tap on the three dots on the top-right of the screen and select "Sort..."
2. Choose between "A - Z" or "Newest - Oldest" to sort your files.

In addition, when it comes to our website,  note that you can sort files via two options, 'Order' and 'Show’, by clicking on the column header. ‘Order’ will determine if what is shown is displayed ascending or descending. ‘Show’ will display any of the following in the website’s file browser: name, type, extension, size, modified date, or members.

For more information, you can see the following help article:

Depending on your devices' operating system(s), there might be some additional sorting options on the Dropbox desktop application such as tags, date created, date added etc. 

I hope this information helps and please let me know if you have any more questions; I'll be happy to follow up. 

 


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Re: Is there a way to display folders as an alphabetical list?

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Hello Walter

Thanks for respondingslightly smiling face

~ you're using an Android device - correct me if I'm wrong please.
Snippet screencapture was taken once I'd logged into dashboard using PC.

~ when it comes to our website, note that you can sort files via two options, 'Order' and 'Show’, by clicking on the column header.
Great! That's the solution I was looking for and glad one is available.

Also thanks for the additional webpage link. Will go there now and learn some more.

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Re: Is there a way to display folders as an alphabetical list?

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Oh, thanks for the clarification @Learning1234!

In any case, I'm glad this helped and please let me know if you come up with any additional Dropbox questions. 

Have a lovely day in the meantime!

 


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