Where is the reverse alphabetical sorting for page tree?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Changing the Sequential Order of Pages

We have a page tree that contains at minimum one page for each week; 20160101, etc. The alpha sorting puts the highest date on the bottom, but we'd like it to be the highest date at the top (reverse alpha sorting).

In most cases, standard alphabetical sorting works (like an index, 1, 2, 3, etc), but in this case, those dates are reference records and we utilize the newest pages more than the oldest. Having to scroll every page refresh is annoying at best.

The workaround we have in place is to edit the parent page in the tree and then use either the Children Display macro or the UI Children macro and then we can click the parent page, and the contents of the parent page will display all of the children pages in reverse alphabetical order.

Where this breaks down is when we need actual data on the parent page instead of just a listing of all child pages.

Is there a way to sort the page tree in reverse alphabetical order? Thanks!

1 answer

1 accepted

Looks like the Page Tree Macro in version 6 takes care of this.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Kesha Thillainayagam
Posted Apr 13, 2018 in Confluence

We want to hear how your non-technical teams are using Confluence!

Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...

381 views 21 10
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you