'open' and 'save' dialogue boxes

'open' and 'save' dialogue boxes

Post by Rhonda McDona » Tue, 28 Sep 1999 04:00:00

Hi everyone,

All of a sudden the file listings in my "Open" and "Save As..." boxes are in REVERSE
alphabetical order. Can anyone tell me how to correct this?

Thanks in advancd


'open' and 'save' dialogue boxes

Post by woodf.. » Wed, 29 Sep 1999 04:00:00

Quote:>All of a sudden the file listings in my "Open" and "Save As..." boxes are in REVERSE
>alphabetical order. Can anyone tell me how to correct this?

I'm not sure what application you are referring to.  If it is a
Microsoft Office 97 application you could try the following:

From the Open or Save As box, does the listing have a heading at the
top of the column called 'NAME'?  If so, you can click on NAME to sort
alphabetically. Click once to sort A-Z and click again to sort Z-A.  

If the header NAME is not present you probably need to change the
view. From the Open or Save As box, click the 'Details' button (it
will say 'Details' if you hold the cursor over the button for a
moment). For Office 97 programs, the 'Details' button is the 4th one
from the right.  That should allow you to see column headers such as

Many windows 9x programs seem to have similar Open and Save As dialog
boxes so it will probably still work.  Just make sure that you are in
'Details' view to get the NAME heading.  Good luck!

Andy Molloy

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