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Windows 7 Shortcut Key for Window View->Sort By->Date Modified

In Windows 7, to sort the contents of a window by "Name" you perform the following keyboard shortcut:
(Open a window first)

ALT-V
O
N

To sort by "Size" you select

ALT-V
O
S

However, there is no keyboard shortcut to sort by *Date Modified*, i.e.
ALT-V
O
(try pressing any keyboard character here and *nothing* works)

Microsoft in its infinite wisdom has, once again, made it very difficult on keyboard shortcut users, forcing them to use the mouse.

Does anyone know how to do this via keyboard shortcuts?

Thanks in advance!
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richelieu7778

8/22/2022 - Mon
BitsBytesandMore

Have you tried ALT-V O Date Modified
or
ALT-V P Date Modified...
There is no shortcut for "Date Modified" but on the other hand .... isn't if faster to just double click on the column?
Bits ...
BitsBytesandMore

Note: I wasn't clear above: click on the "Date Modified" at the "Top" of the column...
richelieu7778

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Thanks for your offer to help.  But, as I mentioned, the idea is to do this with keyboard commands only;  *without* mouse dependence.  (I work on a laptop and prefer to bypass the mouse whenever possible).

This worked just fine in Windows 2000 and XP, but no longer works in Windows 7.

ALT-V-P does not work.   You can try it yourself.
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richelieu7778

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Yes, I understand now.

The following keyboard shortcuts work:

ALT-V-O-{DOWN}-{ENTER}

By the way, I use a global keyboard hook that uses SendKeys() to do multistip keyboard combinations for me.  I just didn't dawn on me to use the RIGHT ARROW key!

Thanks
richelieu7778

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Good Job!