View - Sort by - not saving

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krosal
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View - Sort by - not saving

Post by krosal » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:04 pm

When trying to configure a sorting option it doesn't seem to want to save the settings. I have tried to set it a couple of different ways, but it comes back with the default settings. We are trying to have it sort by extension and then in Ascending order.

I tried exiting and then going back in, but it didn't seem to save. Is there a way to set a default setting for this?

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NotNull
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Re: View - Sort by - not saving

Post by NotNull » Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:32 pm

If the information is not in Everything's sorting index, sorting by it will be slower. That is why Everything switches back to one of the sorting fields that *is* in the database.

Try enabling Fast extension sort on the ETP Server (Menu:Tools > Options > Indexes) and see if that helps ( I'm not sure if this works the same way on an ETP Server ..)

Furthermore, under Menu:Tools > Options > Home, you can configure the default sort.

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