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by nurbles
Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: General Support
Topic: XP Sort Method
Replies: 1
Views: 3634

XP Sort Method

(also posted to http://www.fileviewer.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=151) Windows XP (and later) use the new numeric sorting feature any time that a file name is used as a sort key. When V is configured to use this mode, it only uses it when the file name is the PRIMARY sort key. When the file na...
by nurbles
Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:53 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Explorer-like filename sorting
Replies: 3
Views: 13502

Re: Explorer-like filename sorting

I think I thanked a bit too soon... It appears that the XP Numerical Sort option doesn't work correctly/reliably. At least not under Win 7 x64. I'm attaching a screen cap showing that the option is checked, but files aren't sorted correctly. I think the feature only works if the file name is the PRI...
by nurbles
Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:46 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Explorer-like filename sorting
Replies: 3
Views: 13502

Re: Explorer-like filename sorting

Oops, sorry. Too many options for my tiny attention span, apparently.

Thanks!
by nurbles
Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:13 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Explorer-like filename sorting
Replies: 3
Views: 13502

Explorer-like filename sorting

Since XP, Windows Explorer has "correctly" sorted filenames containing numbers, for example:

program_1.log
program_2.log
program_10.log

but V is still doing simple string sorting, making traversing a series of files difficult at times.

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