Use this dialog box to
specify the sort criteria for the items in the Contents panes. You can specify different sort
criteria for each pane.
You must be in details
view (View > Details on the shortcut menu) to specify sort
You can specify the following sort criteria:
Number of columns (up to four).
Column priority (which column the data sorts first, which column
it sorts second, and so on).
Sort order within each column (ascending or descending
For example, you select multiple backup images and display all
files in those backup images (
). Many revisions of many files may
You can set the sort criteria so that the list sorts in the
The files are listed in ascending alphabetical order, and the
revisions of each file are listed in descending chronological order
(most recent file first).
You can also change the
sort order by clicking the column headings in the panes, which
sorts the display by the data in that column.
To save the sort order,
on the shortcut menu, click .
To change the order of
the columns in the window, refer to the following topic:
Layout dialog box.
To open the Sort dialog box
To specify sort criteria
Select the first column
to sort on by choosing a column header from the pull-down list.
For the sort order,
To sort on other columns,
choose a column header from each option and choose a sort order.
When you finish, click