Lightroom folder view: sort folder list by date

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Re: Lightroom.  Please implement a sort-by-date option for the folder list.  I know you will have to choose whether to sort by the photo in the folder with the oldest date vs the photo with the newest date in order to implement this.  Whatever.  Pick one and just make this happen please.   I recommend oldest. 
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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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There isn't a folder list in the new cloud-native Lightroom CC. Did you mean Lightroom Classic, or one of the older Lightroom versions?  Is it the Folders panel that you want to sort by date?
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Not sure exactly what you're referring to with regards to dates on folders? Since the 'folders' in Lightroom CC don't have any meta data attached to them, there isn't much past A-Z sorting that you could apply. Maybe a manual sort, but that could get tricky to manage.
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I'm on version 2015.10.1.  Perhaps I just need to upgrade and deal.  Regarding the lack of metadata on folders: you pick the earliest photo inside the folder, use that as the date.  Provide capability to sort folders by that criterion.