Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

#7629 closed defect (invalid)

Browse by "Date Added" in MythVideo sorts alpha by day of week instead of date order

Reported by: justdave Owned by: Anduin Withers
Priority: minor Milestone: unknown
Component: Plugin - MythVideo Version: unknown
Severity: medium Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no


When you change the Browse By view in MythVideo? to browse by "Date Added", the dated folders are sorted alphabetically by the day of the week instead of in date order like you would expect.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by robertm

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Date added uses your frontend date settings to build the order. If you don't want it built with the days of the week, use a frontend date format that doesn't use the date of the week.

comment:2 in reply to:  1 Changed 11 years ago by justdave

Replying to robertm:

use a frontend date format that doesn't use the date of the week.

Makes sense. But that doesn't solve the problem, because it'd be way more convenient to have the newest stuff sorted to the top, and even if I use all numeric dates it means I have to scroll to the end to get to the new stuff.

Consider this a feature request if you want, but it's certainly not invalid. That particular browse-by filter is begging for a custom sort order to make it user-friendly. Sacrificing readability of dates in the rest of the UI just to get a good sort order in the Date Added filter, while it works, isn't a very user-friendly option.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by justdave

ok, I found the plugin feature request page on the wiki, it's been moved there.

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