Ask the Doctor: Out of Order

TheFlo

In Win XP, folders automatically display in Explorer in alphabetical order. I want to order folders chronologically by calendar month, i.e., January, February, March, etc., but Explorer displays them alphabetically. Is there a way to change the order that folders are displayed?
Dave Schaffer

You’d think so, Dave, but we’ve found the easiest way (and the way we use on our production server) is to simply put each month’s numerical value before its name, thus: 01 January, 02 February, 03 March. It’s not fancy, but it works.

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