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I have some 100 features in my ArcMap Project. I choose at TOC the View mode "List by drawing order". How can I sort this list ascending or by name alphbetical? Under the options field, is nothing like this. The drawing order should be ascending by name. Or how can I sort them on other way?

Thanks for any help.

Luis

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There is no way to sort the List By Drawing Order TOC (without programming).

But it is possible to sort the List By Visibility TOC and the Listing by selection TOC: Go to the option button on the TOC. On the Preferences tab chose whether to sort layers by the order they are drawn or alphabetically by layer name (Sort layers by).

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Thanks. But I know the other sorting ways. Esri help describe that ways. But not my case what I need. How can I program it? I found something with PLTS but found nothing in that way. Thanks again for any advice. –  Luis Dec 12 '12 at 14:36
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yes you can do it

Sorting the table of contents in alphabetical order, please find detail in: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//0106000001qt000000

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This looks like it is possible only when you have this extension, and not plain ArcMap. –  Devdatta Tengshe Jun 12 '13 at 4:24
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