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WM 6.5.1 Start Menu Sorter - Updated to 1.1

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JoeWilcox

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Feb 3, 2008
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Sure, when Microsoft added the ability to rearrange the order of items in your start menu, I was happy. I use a vertical list and I like it sorted. But I have a lot of installed apps so doing it by hand is a pain at best.

So I spent a day and wrote the WM 6.5.1 Start Menu Sorter. It does just what it says, sorts your start menu. Just install the CAB and run the program.

[UPDATE]

I've release a new version of the sorter. I've really only changed 2 things.

  1. You can now choose to sort Directories first
  2. Attempt at fixing localized OSes
 

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letsgoflyers81

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Jun 25, 2007
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I tried this on my Sprint Touch Pro 2 with Energy ROM 6.5 Leo and didn't do much. It definitely changed the order of icons in my Start Menu but they're not in alphabetical order. I ran it a couple times but it didn't change after the first time.
 

claus1953

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Aug 15, 2008
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Working good for me, sorts in alphabetical order.
+ 1 for folders on top as i have to move them manually after sorting.
 

MaXyM

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Aug 14, 2008
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May it sort by type first then by name? In result we will get all folders on the top, then files. folders and files will be still sorted by name but separately.

best regards
 

twe90kid

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Jan 20, 2008
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is there any update? it seems to only sort some of it or part of my start menu on build 21877
 

JoeWilcox

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Feb 3, 2008
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Files and folders are already sorted seperately, I just weight files first.

is there any update? it seems to only sort some of it or part of my start menu on build 21877

Isn't that a build without the improved start menu. It might not work there, it might. I've never installed a build from that branch so I don't know. What sorted and what didnt?
 

icon123

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Oct 13, 2009
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It would be great to get the folders listed first, like on the PC.

Since your 'AwesomeStart.cab' also changes the look of the Settings location, do you think you could provide another cab that orgainizes it like this one does? TIA
 

JoeWilcox

Senior Member
Feb 3, 2008
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How does it change the look of the settings tab. It shouldn't be affecting the icons at all.
 

icon123

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Oct 13, 2009
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When I choose settings within sense 2.5, it looks like normal (prior to when I ran your awesome cab). However, when I click the soft menu for all settings, it goes to a list view of the settings like it does for the start menu, except they aren't in aphabetical order.