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i have an iMac running latest OS X. Every time I open my Documents folder all the various folders inside are shown in a mess overlapping each other. selecting Clean Up or Arrange By sorts them out but the next time I use the folder they are a mess again.

No other folders on my computer have the same problem. Does anyone have any idea why just this folder does this?

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If you are doing the Arrange By with a right click, it's only temporary. That's by design. If you want it to be permanent, open Show View Options and change it there.
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Thanks for reply. Will try and see what the folder looks like tomorrow

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