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Changing the order of Media in the overview column?

dkuhl0904dkuhl0904 Posts: 9Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

By standard, the order is alphabetical. For me in Germany running PMS in German language it means
1. Filme ("Movies")
2. Musik ("Music")
3. Photos ("Photos")
4. Serien ("TV-Shows")
5. TV-Filme ("TV-Movies")
6. TV-Reihen ("TV Series")

Any chance to change the order the way I want it? Which means
1. Serien
2. Filme
3. TV-Filme
4. TV-Reihen
5. Musik
6. Photos

Hope there is a way!

Many thanks and best regards




  • stuartf1stuartf1 Posts: 71Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
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    I did as you have in your preferred order ie renamed them with a number
  • dkuhl0904dkuhl0904 Posts: 9Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Yes - I know that´ll work. But really expected a way without numbering the media... doesn´t look that good....

  • Elijah_BaleyElijah_Baley Posts: 4,533Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    It is ordered alphabetically and there is no way to change that.

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  • Strategizer8520Strategizer8520 Posts: 37Members ✭✭
    edited January 8

    A "temp fix" for this was posted in another thread by a plex dev or plex ninja, But I forget the thread it was posted in. They had said to edit the library name's & add space's/gap's at the beginning of the library name (More spaces the higher you want that section in the library list)

    Example. (I used ____ for space in this example)
    1.______Serien (6 spaces)
    2._____Filme (5 space)
    3.____TV-Filme (4 spaces)
    4.___TV-Reihen (3 spaces)
    5.__Musik (2 spaces)
    6._Photos (1 space)

    Plex Player/Server will then ignore/not show the spaces at the beginning of the library name, But will keep the order you made by adding more or less spaces to your library names.

  • MovieFan.PlexMovieFan.Plex Posts: 16,407Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Yes, the space trick still works.

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