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PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:17 pm 
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Classic Shell be even nicer if one could assign to an application a preferred list position in the start menu list of running applications. For example, one might want an application to appear always at the top of the list. One would assign that application a preferred list position of zero (for a zero-based scheme). To a another application one might assign a list position of 1. If there were two or more instances of a given application having a given assigned position, they would all appear above any other applications that have a lower (or no) assigned list position; those same applications would appear below any applications having an assigned position higher in the list.

Being able to assign an application to the bottom of the list would also be useful. In a manner similar to Python's negative array indices, an assigned list position of -1 would correspond to the bottom of the list. A list position of -2 would correspond to a position just above all the -1 applications.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:33 am 
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There are two lists in the Classic Start Menu shown at all times. 1. Pinned list 2. Frequently used apps list OR Recently used apps list.

You can already drag apps in the *pinned* list up and down freely to adjust their position and sort them as per your preferred order.

You can't drag to position apps in Frequently used/Recently used apps list because they are ordered with the most-used/most recently used app on top and least used/least recently used app on bottom. You can sort it however by name or in reverse/descending order.

So:
- Pinned list supports A-Z, Z-A or custom order
- Frequent/recent lists support A-Z, Z-A, top to bottom most-used/recent order or bottom to top.

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