Lightroom: Sort folders in ascending or descending order

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Would like to see ability to sort folders in ascending or descending order just like the images.
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GEGJr

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Malcolm Cole

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You are not alone George.
It seems such and obvious function.
Whenever LR adds another folder, say after an import, in Library module it appears at the bottom. Provide a reverse sort order and the new folders will always appear at the top.
Doesn't take a genius to work which would be more useful for day to day usage.
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This is what? 4 years ago and nothing happened :'( 

I would like to see an option to change the sort-order of the "Folders" per Drive.
Why?

I have for example two drives in that Folder-Panel. The first is my local drive, the second is my NAS
Workflow is: 
a) Import Files local, edit them, export them.
b) Job finished? Drag-and-Drop them to the NAS. For this i select the Folder of that Day (or that Month) and drag it to the NAS-Drive.

Now imagine you took photos since 2001 that are in your LR catalogue. The List is getting so long, that an easy drag-and-drop isn't possible (without scrolling you wont's see the newest folder on the NAS)

If i could reverse the sorting-order of folders on that NAS, my drop-destination would be almost always on top of the Drive's folder-list.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Reverse sort order of folders in Elements Organizer.

The list of folders in the left hand pane of elements organizer are sorted alphanumerically.

If I had two folders named (2012 holiday, 2011 holiday, 2010 holiday), they get listed as follows:
2010 holiday
2011 holiday
2012 holiday

I would like to be able to reverse the sort order so that the list would be as follows:
2012 holiday
2011 holiday
2010 holiday
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom: Add option to switch sort order of Folders panel.

In LightRoom I am using a dated folder structure with subfolders for each year. Because I am also using LR to organize and edit old family photos, my folders go way back to the early 1900's.LR arranges them from oldest first to newest last, but I would prefer them to be the opposite-- newest first to oldest last. Is there a way to reverse LR's chronological order?... if not, Could LR add an option to enable switching the sort order of the Folders panel?