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Folders in Comcast Email

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Folders in Comcast Email

When I set-up a new folder in Comcast Email, how do I then move it into my list of folders in alpha order.  I was told in a chat to "right click on the new folder and there's an option for you to sort the EMAIL".  But It's not an email that I want to sort, it's a folder!!  And if there were that option when I right click how would I then put it in alpha order?

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Re: Folders in Comcast Email

When you create a folder in Comcast email, it should automatically appear in alphabetical order.  That is the default behavior.  Is that not happening?




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Re: Folders in Comcast Email

Thanks for your advice!

 

 

No!  It ends up at the bottom of all the other folders.  And I don't see how I can move it into alpabetical order within the rest of my folders.

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Re: Folders in Comcast Email


From my experience, when you create new local folders, there are two ways I know of to change their display order. They should appear alphabetically automatically when you create them, but if they don't for some reason, after you have created them right click on each one, select "Rename" and re-enter the name. That should put them in the correct sequence.

Another is to use numerical order if you don't want them alphabetical. Put a number as the first character in each folder name and they will display in that sequence-- ie: 1--2--3--4-- and so on. 

It's a little trick I picked up playing around with my old Yahoo account, which responds the same way. I suspect other webmail programs use it too but I haven't tried it with any others.




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Re: Folders in Comcast Email

Now I'm having another problem:  When I try to move an email to a folder, instead of giving me a list of ALL of my folders, only the first several appear (from A to .  Is this something that you've seen before?  Or am I creating new issues?

 

Sorry to bother you again but these 2 issues are driving me mad!

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Re: Folders in Comcast Email

I'm assuming you are referring to the Move window that appears when you click on the folder icon in the toolbar (new format)?  If so try scrolling up and down to see if more of the folders become visible.




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Re: Folders in Comcast Email

Your assumption is correct!  I tried your suggestion.  Doing the scrolling up and down several more folders did appear (magic)!  However there are many more that did not.

 

So I waited a few hours, then days to try it again.  But no luck.