[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Sorting files alphabetically?

Jason Loeffler j at minorscience.com
Fri Feb 3 10:37:33 EST 2017

There are presently no alphanumeric sorting options though it seems like this would be a fairly common criteria for lists. There is a discussion on this matter here:https://archivesspace.atlassian.net/browse/AR-1056
Jason Loeffler
Technology Consultant | The American Academy in Rome

From: Tummino, Annie <atummino at sunymaritime.edu>
Sent: Friday, February 3, 2017 08:48
Subject: [Archivesspace_Users_Group] Sorting files alphabetically?
To:  <archivesspace_users_group at lyralists.lyrasis.org>

Hello everyone:


I have a large collection of files that are physically organized by an ID number present in the records, but would make more sense intellectually to be displayed in alphabetical order.


Using rapid data entry for file level description, I’d like to enter the files based on how they are organized physically in the boxes, but then then re-sort the list alphabetically by title. Is this possible? The only re-ordering options I see are dragging and dropping individually. 


Am I missing anything?






Annie Tummino

Archivist & Scholarly Communication Librarian

SUNY Maritime College

atummino at sunymaritime.edu



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