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In windows you can stop the auto arranging by right clicking and selecting it from the menu that appears. I've done some searching around online and have not found any way to do anything similar on Mac. Anyone have a trick or an edit that allows you to disable the auto ordering/alphabatizing of files?
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Right click in a window or the desktop choose "show view options...."
"Arrange by" choices are on the bottom.

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Also, clicking on the column headers sorts by that attribute. One click is up sort, clicking again flips to down sort. There always has to be SOME sort, so pick what you like.
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