Why the difference of sequence

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Why the difference of sequence

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Comments please as to why the Alpha / Numeric order of a set of 5 recordings is not consistent when I change from Icons view to List view? I arrange them in numeric order on the Icons view but when changed to List view it goes to 4-5-1-2-3. [see below] Thanks Dave.
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Re: Why the difference of sequence

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Did you drag them around in icon view? I don't think that will carry over to other views. You could right-click an empty part of the explorer window and select Sort By | Name from the popup menu.
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Yes, I did juggle the icons into the correct sequence then clicked the "List" view as I intended to drag them to Ashampoo for burning in the correct order seeing they are consecutive. It was at this stage I noticed they were out of order. Is it just an Idiosyncrasy with windows that icons can be dragged into a desired order but not when in list view? To show just how unpredictable and none constant these things can be, I just performed the same sequence of editing and in List view they are now in numerical order :scratch: :scratch: It's just occured to me that files can be repositioned in Ashampoo before burning so the hurdle is of little consequence after all but thanks anyway. Dave.
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One can always jump to the list or detail mode and sort by the different columns, then jump back to the icon mode and the new sort should be shown there. It has been this way since Windows 98.
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....thanks Dave.... something else I've learned, I noted that after sorting in the "Icons" mode then reverting to "List" mode the changes did not remain put but the way you describe works fine as stated. ..... Regards Dave.