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    Need help with List-View in Finder
    When I go to List-View in Finder, I would like to first see the list of Folders at the top, then the rest of the files underneath it. That is, the Folders would be sorted alphabetically, and then after that, all the remaining files would be sorted alphabetically.

    Is there a way to do this so that it is similar to Windows Explorer's view?

    I tried sorting by File Type, but that only puts the Folders at the top, and all the files underneath it are not in alphabetical order.

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    Going2fast's Avatar
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    Feb 26, 2006
    MacBook Pro with 1GB ram
    Only thing i can think of to do that is to change how you view the folder. I.e Grid view
    Like a small icon above the folders and what have you. Sorry i can not explain well as im new myself to MAC's. I hope a more able person will help
    Hey I'm Andy, New to the Apple Mac world, Please Help me :mac:

    MacBOOK Pro, 1GB ram

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    xstep's Avatar
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    Jun 25, 2005
    On the road
    2011 MBP, i7, 16GB RAM, MBP 2.16Ghz Core Duo, 2GB ram, Dual 867Mhz MDD, 1.75GB ram, ATI 9800 Pro vid
    As far as I know there is no way to do that in OS X. I like that feature of Windows too.

    A trick is to click on the Kind column and the folders will be together but in the middle.

    The MacOSXHints tip has a questionable solution for the advanced user;

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