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I've just started exploring Affinity's software. One of my jobs is to edit scans. I open them a dozen at a time, straighten/check them, and save them.

It would be very helpful if these scans would open in tabs, in alphabetical order. I'm not sure what order they are appearing in, but it makes it difficult to track down particular images.

Best regards,


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Indeed strange. If I open several files step by step than their tabs are, of cause, arranged in the order of my open action.

But if I select 3 files (jpgs, each ca. 50 KB) in macOS finder and drag them onto the AfPub app icon then their tab order is neither by name, nor by save date nor by size but varies with several trials with the same files.

macOS 10.12.6,  Macbook Pro 15" + Eizo 24"

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Previous discussions have suggested it's in the order they finish loading. Perhaps several tasks are started to open the files, running on several CPU cores, and they then race to open the tabs.

-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 1903 (18362.356), 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00Gz, GeForce GTX 970
Affinity Photo and Beta   / Affinity Designer and Beta  / Affinity Publisher and Beta

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