Lightroom: Images edited and saved in Photoshop randomly changes the image order from "Capture Time" to "Custom Order" automatically...

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The problem I am finding is that when in Lightroom I select to open an image into Photoshop to edit the image and then when I save the edited image in Photoshop it adds the photoshop edited image to my Lightroom catalog which is awesome.. BUT it reorders the image order from "Capture Time" to "Custom Order"... This happens very randomly, but it is annoying to have to go back to the grid in the library module and select the "Capture Time as" the order preference every time it happens.. Is there a reason or solution for this problem..
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Can you give us an exact step-by-step list of operations that will create the issue. I tried to duplicate from your description but couldn't get the change to happen. 
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Hi Rikk, I appreciate you taking the time to look into the problem I'm having, thank you.

I am using a Mac computer and have the latest LR and PS software installed through CC.

I import my images from my cards to my portable SSD drive via LR import. I make all the adjustments to an image that I want to in LR and once that's done I select to open up the image into PS. Whilst in PS I create a layer and add a Shadows/highlights adjustment to it, I then create a second layer and add a high pass filter to it (Blend setting : overlay). I then combine all of the layers. I then save the image in PS.

When I return to LR to export the final image, I find that the order of the catalog folder has been changed to "custom order" by itself and both the PS saved image and the original LR image have been moved the end of the filmstrip..

This only happens occasionally and I cannot pinpoint any differences between what I've done to the previous 5 images to the rare one that does make Lightroom change the order..

I can be editing in the same folder of images editing one image after the other and then it will just randomly change the order for no apparent reason.

Cheers, Matt
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Did you ever resolve this issue? I have been having this issue for several years now, without resolution