This product is mainly deprecated. Think about switching to wildcard.foldercontents, that is part on Plone 5.
There's a piece of software that make possible sorting items in Plone, and it contains hidden additional features. Normally, when you call a sort action in Plone, you call a URL like this:
The Plone UI has no way at the moment for performing actions like this:
But this feature is inside Plone: in this way you will sort a folder automatically, using a field value for comparison
This product adds to Plone some of the features that follow.
You can call an URL like this:
and this will sort the folder using reverse criteria.
You can call:
Your "Action" menu will be populated with a new entry: "Sort folder". This will present the user a Plone form where he can perform common sorting operations.
The last option makes it possible for users to specify a custom
attribute that's not in the list. It is hidden by default and is
you don't like this option, just add a CSS rules which hides the
This product only reveals features that are already in Plone (inside the orderObjects method). It will not add new sorting behaviour.
Testing for collective.sortmyfolder has been done on:
- Plone 3.3
- Plone 4.2
- Plone 4.3
Note that on Plone 4, reverse sorting on the position does not work.
Work is under way to fix this. It needs changes in both
collective.sortmyfolder and the core
Developed with the support of S. Anna Hospital, Ferrara
S. Anna Hospital supports the PloneGov initiative.
This product was developed by RedTurtle Technology team.