Application folder icons won't stay organized

Discussion in 'macOS' started by jonny5009, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. jonny5009 macrumors member


    Sep 10, 2008
    Harrisonburg VA
    I try to keep a neat and tidy computer but it's makin' me crazy! I can click sort by name, kind, cleanup and if I log out or restart they won't stay in grid or by name or anything. What am I missing?
  2. Gregg2 macrumors 603

    May 22, 2008
    Milwaukee, WI
    If you're in Icon View, and you want most of your windows to be in that view, set everything in Show View Options the way you want it, then click the Use as Default button at the bottom.

    Another useful view is Snap to Grid. That way you can move the icons around in any meaningful order, and they'll stay put.

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