How to Set the Default Sort Order
To change the default sort order for all folders, please follow these steps. Note that these settings may not be compatible with future major versions of Postbox.
- Go to Preferences | Options > Advanced > General and click on the Config Editor button.
- Search for:
The sort order values that can be changed are the following:
1 = Ascending 2 = Descending
The sort type values that can be changed are the following:
17 = None 18 = Date 19 = Subject 20 = Author 21 = ID (Order Received) 22 = Thread 23 = Priority 24 = Status 25 = Size 26 = Flagged 27 = Unread 28 = Recipient 29 = Location 30 = Label 31 = Junk Status 32 = Attachments 33 = Account 34 = Custom 35 = Received
Change the values and restart Postbox.
Note also that changing these values will only apply to folders where the sort order has not already been set. For those folders, the sort order must be set manually.