Documentation for Custom Sort Option

I am running the following version of Joplin on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS:

  Joplin 2.6.10 (prod, linux)
  Client ID: bcb3f6adf8e34711b0b69d35dd091f89
  Sync Version: 3
  Profile Version: 41
  Keychain Supported: No
  Revision: 98fba37

I am attempting to use the custom sort option for notes within a notebook, but I am unable to locate the documentation describing how to set the sort order, and it appears to default to note date.

Basically, I just want to sort notes alphabetically. Almost any variation of an alphabetical sort would suffice for my purposes.

I've checked the user documentation and searched for "custom sort" and "sort order" in the forum. Maybe I missed something obvious, but if someone can point me in the right direction, I would be grateful.

In the mean time, I'll keep looking...

Why is it that it's only after posting a support request you figure out what's going on? ...

So problem solved. I did not realize that "custom sort" actually means "manual sort" or "drag to sort".

"Custom sort" is a very strange way to label the feature, in my opinion, as "custom sort" implies setting some type of regex expression, or selection from different options, like alpha, case-insensitive, numeric etc.

I don't know if others have been as misled in their attempts to figure out what "custom sort" means, but I strongly suggest re-labeling this feature in future releases.

1 Like

This topic was automatically closed 30 days after the last reply. New replies are no longer allowed.