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Opening files--files not in alphabetical order.


Suddenly when opening files, the files are not sorted out in alphabetical order; I don't have a clue how this happened.

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Doh--I clicked on "Name" and all is well again! Live and learn! Thanks! Hearthstone - ModelEarth.Org .

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Helpful Reply

Did you check that the Name column in the file picker has a arrow to indicate sorting by name?

Chosen Solution

Doh--I clicked on "Name" and all is well again! Live and learn! Thanks! Hearthstone - ModelEarth.Org .