Windows 10: How Does Windows Sort Alphabetically?

Discus and support How Does Windows Sort Alphabetically? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; So there are lots of unicode characters that Windows will allow you to use in your file and folder names. However, how does Windows determine how... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by JohnTravolski, Dec 1, 2018.

  1. How Does Windows Sort Alphabetically?


    So there are lots of unicode characters that Windows will allow you to use in your file and folder names. However, how does Windows determine how they're sorted? Take the following example of a huge number of folders named with different characters:

    How Does Windows Sort Alphabetically? [​IMG]


    How exactly is Windows deciding how to sort these? It seems arbitrary to me. Can anybody tell me exactly what Windows is doing here?

    :)
     
    JohnTravolski, Dec 1, 2018
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  2. Favourites Folders -alphabetical sorting within each Folder

    Hi Neil,

    Let me provide you now the steps on how to to sort your folders in alphabetical order.

    This method will allow you to arrange your favorites by alphabetical or by their numbers.

    Here are the steps:

    • Open Internet Explorer.
    • Click on Favorites.
    • Right-click on Favorites Bar.
    • Right-click on the Favorites folder.
    • Click on Sort by, then select Name and
      Ascending
      .

    Let us know if you have any further questions.
     
    Engelsen Fad, Dec 1, 2018
    #2
  3. Sort Photo Gallery photos alphabetically

    Hi Leslie,





    Below are the steps on how you can sort your photos alphabetically in
    Photo Gallery
    :



    1. Press Alt+V on your keyboard.

    2. Under Arrange list, click on Name.



    Additionally, you can also check the steps provided by Christian_Co on
    November 17, 2012 on this
    Link
    for other sorting options:





    Cheers.
     
    Freddrick Pal, Dec 1, 2018
    #3
  4. Edwin Win User

    How Does Windows Sort Alphabetically?

    Is it possible sort the start menu tiles alphabetically?


    Apparently not, the option is so freaking quirky!
    I have to set them in the preferred order manually as well.
    Suggest: create a List folder of your own as per screenshot (left side)


    How Does Windows Sort Alphabetically? [​IMG]
     
    Edwin, Dec 1, 2018
    #4
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