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New option for sorting Groups field to match Single Select list order

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7 - App Architect
7 - App Architect
Status: New Ideas
What is the proposed idea/solution?

Add a sorting option to the Group function associated the Record List interface (for example.) This option would be available when grouping by a Single Select List and would allow you to order the groups the same as they are ordered in the list.

How does is solve the user problems?

Currently you can sort Groups alphabetically or reverse alphabetically. This prevents Groups from being a useful way to organize sequential groupings of data, or results in the user including the sequence in the name of the group (e.g. "1. Shutting down warp core"; "2. Disconnecting primary coupler", etc), which is not ideal to manage and may be confusing if the field is used elsewhere in the interface.

record_list.jpg shows the interface's record list with the groups collapsed so that you can see the order (alphabetical)
single_select_list_order.jpg shows the order of the list and the order I would like the groups to appear
group_sort_options.jpg is where one might expect to see another sort option. Tight fit!

Thanks for your consideration.

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4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

Yes! Setting sort based on field customization order within the interface area would be phenomenal!