How to change sort order on G2G Answers

+5 votes
When I look at a question in G2G, it would be nice to have the most recent answer appear at the top of the list, and then older answers after that.

Am I missing a feature that is already there?  If not, is this doable?

in WikiTree Help by Rick San Soucie G2G6 Mach 2 (26.8k points)

1 Answer

+4 votes
That is already the default sort order, but only on the first page. And works for each categories (sub-forums) too.

On the "all questions" page, its sorted by when asked.

But there is no option to change the sort order.
by Dennis Wheeler G2G6 Pilot (532k points)

Thank you for your answer.

I agree, the the default sort order for the questions in G2G is most recent first.

However, I am interested in the display of the answers when I click on any one question.  There, it appears that the answers display in oldest-first order.  

I think it would be nice to have an option, set in my profile perhaps, that allows be to pick whether to display the answers in oldest-first, or most recent-first order.

If I misunderstand your answer, I apologize.

ah, yes... I see what you mean. I agree, that might be better.

but unfortunately, as I understand it, this is an "off-the-shelf" software package, so its use is mostly "as-is"
If date is the default order why do some searches on G2G posts come in a different order? If you try to look for a post for a challenge or other regular posts they do not come up in date order.
searching is a whole other ball of wax :(

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