Manually sorting in grid view won't stay sorted

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4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

Probably a novice queston, but I am unable to entries in a grid view sorted after putting them in order manually; once I close and reopen the base, everything will default to alphabetical. When I switch the alphabetical sort on and off, it reverts back only partially; if I put things in a specific order manually, it won’t go back to the way I left it. Any advice on what I may be doing wrong, or how to work around this?

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is this a base you’ve made, or a view that’s been shared with you? You can’t permanently adjust the sort/filter settings of a view you only have read-access to.

There’s also a keep sorted option in the sorting dialog box that should keep things in the right order, assuming you have write-access.

5 - Automation Enthusiast
5 - Automation Enthusiast

Hi community,

I have a problem in the same sphere ...

In a grid view, a table is sorted manually. After each opening, nevertheless, the order is kept.

But a script fetches the records of the table, and delivers them in alphabetical order, not in the manual order.

Even with no sort added - like 'sorts: [ {field: "someField"} ]' - The records are fetched in alphabetical order.

I cannot figure out a handy workaround.

Thanks in advance if you can let me know how i can workaround this behavior.